Ten Towers for Thessaloniki
The Greek harbour city of Thessaloniki is the proposed site for a surprising, gigantic urban development project named Oculis. Ten tubular towers would give the city a distinctive new appearance.
Building the Science & Technology Museum in Shenzhen calls for a serious amount of expertise. Judging from the plans unveiled by Zaha Hadid Architects, they have exactly what is needed.
An entire residential complex in Berlin-Kreuzberg is to be built out of timber – vertically. With a planned height of almost 100 metres, WoHo is set to be Germany’s tallest timber building.
A district made of wood
Munich’s Prinz-Eugen-Park is the site of the largest integrated timber settlement in Germany. And that’s not all – the city planners have even more in the pipeline.
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.
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.