The Chinese city of Hengyang is planning to build a truly impressive architectural monument: two intertwined towers, soaring to a height of 177 metres. Their story tells of fire, water and birds…
Giant hotels are currently being built in London and Dubai, both of which claim to have the “world’s most spectacular pool” on their roofs. We took a deep dive to find out more.
Architect Amey Kandalgaonkar is currently attracting international attention with his “House Inside a Rock”. Although that’s not so surprising, given that he has transformed a giant stone into an enormous building! Admittedly it’s only on his computer for the time being…
Michael Bloomberg has launched a bid to dislodge Donald Trump from the White House. But that’s not all. Ever since the construction of his European headquarters, Bloomberg has taken to calling himself the “world’s most ecological developer”.
Following up on their spectacular tree hotel, Swedish cabin hoteliers Kent and Britta Lindval have landed a new project. Well, not quite “landed” – the Arctic Bath is actually floating in the icy waters of the River Lule.
Richard Branson’s private space station is ready for take-off. The interior concept for Spaceport America originates from a London design office and is almost entirely free of Star Trek vibes.
On the outskirts of Antwerp stands a solitary house with an astonishing ability to adapt itself to the surrounding nature and the changing seasons. Today, we are paying a visit to a place with distinct undertones of James Bond.
The Imperial Shipyard in Gdańsk has had an eventful history. This historical setting is now to be revitalized and transformed into an attractive district. The master plan for the old shipyard is the brainchild of Danish architectural firm Henning Larsen. Before construction work begins, fields of sunflowers will be used to prepare the ground – in every sense of the word.
Timeless double spiral
Good news for lovers of art and culture: a series of interesting new museums will be opening throughout 2020. Among the first of these will be the Audemars Piguet Museum in Switzerland, designed by BIG.
The Danish architecture firm BIG has a real knack for spectacular design. Its recently constructed building “The Twist”, which opened in 2019 in the Sculpture Park of the Norwegian Kistefos Museum, fascinatingly bridges the gap between art and architecture – quite literally.