New look for old shipyard
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.
Floating cities have always been a favourite area for science fiction authors and visionary architects to explore. However, these could well become reality in the near future as part of the UN-Habitat New Urban Agenda.
The Smart Urban Park System (SUP) is intended to solve several of the most pressing urban parking space management issues. The underground car park of the future is space-efficient, cheaper and faster to construct, climate-friendly, largely maintenance-free, fully automated and equipped with an intelligent charging system for electric vehicles.
Manhattan reinvents itself
Spectacular and controversial in equal measure, the “Hudson Yards” building complex is the largest and most expensive non-public sector development project in US history.
The redevelopment of an above-ground Nazi-era bunker is Hamburg’s largest building project since the Elbe Philharmonic Concert Hall. With spectacular rooftop gardens and nhow Hamburg design hotel, this new landmark in the heart of the St. Pauli district is sure to become a magnet for visitors.