With a total of €600 million being invested, Siemensstadt 2.0 is the largest development project in the history of the Siemens Group. The winning design was submitted by Ortner & Ortner Baukunst. The new site will cover an area of 70 hectares and includes listed architectural monuments.
The Azure Window on the island of Gozo was Malta’s most famous landmark. This natural arch sadly collapsed in a storm in 2017, but there are now stunning plans for its reconstruction.
Skyscrapers used to be unchartered territory in France’s “Pink City”. The city of Toulouse, famous for its many terracotta brick buildings, will soon boast its first tower: exquisitely designed by star architect Daniel Libeskind – and with the potential to become a new landmark.
Batman, gangsters, Gotham City. Skyscrapers, millionaires and glamour. The images evoked by the Rose Hill tower designed by CetraRuddy for the Rockefeller Group are truly impressive. The building is also an exquisite revival of Manhattan’s art deco architecture.
The future of Moscow’s former power station GES-2 remains full of energy. Star architect Renzo Piano is transforming the complex into a “cultural powerhouse” that is second to none.
The Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) in Rio is finally nearing completion. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, it has been seen for years as one of the world’s most exciting new cultural buildings. With an enchanting panorama view over Copacabana Beach.
“The bigger the better” is a popular phrase in the US. When a start-up in Berlin decided to defy the trend, the result was a sophisticated “less is more” concept of living known as the “coodo”. Since then, the company has continued to grow along with its idea.
Europe’s largest green facade is shooting skyward in downtown Düsseldorf. No fewer than 30,000 young hornbeams are currently flourishing on the roof and sloping walls of the “Kö-Bogen 2” complex. The major project is setting new standards in climate protection and urban planning.
Melbourne reaches for the stars
It’s official: the “Southbank Project” has been given the green light. Melbourne will be home to the world’s first genuine vertical city.