Rebuilding the heart of Malta
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.
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 new green heart of Düsseldorf
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.
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.