Competitions

"Bird's Nest" one of Brit Insurance Design Award's winners

Herzog & de Meuron’s Olympic Stadium in Beijing was declared one of last year’s most innovative international designs. It therefore received the Brit Insurance...

City & Countryside

Living above New York's High Line

New York’s High Line, the elevated abandoned rail line along the West Side of Manhattan currently being transformed into a park, will be framed at 23rd street...

Buildings

A courthouse that promotes openness

The Bronx County Hall of Justice in New York has finally been completed and opened early this year. The design by Rafael Viñoly Architects, that took 15 years...

Buildings

Museum Building on Tour

The Chanel Contemporary Art Container, unmistakably designed by Zaha Hadid, opened at the end of February 2008 in Hong Kong, the first venue among 8 cities....

Buildings

New terminal-design for Wellington International Airport

“The Rock” is a $39 million-project for the new international passenger terminal of Wellington International Airport, that has been designed by Studio Pacific...

Buildings

Olympic Sculpture Park Seattle

See here further pictures and plans of the "Olympic Sculpture Park" by Weiss/Manfredi.

Competitions

gmp wins competition for Parliament Building in India

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu's parliament building will be designed by von Gerkan, Marg und Partner. As winners of the first prize in the competition from...

Buildings

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

For SANAA the challenge was to reconcile the client’s spatial requirements and New York’s building code on a site just over 20 metres in width, wedged in...

Buildings

Takaharu Tezuka visits DETAIL

Just how the radical design idea of his Fuji Kindergarten in Tachikawa works in practice is something the architect, Takaharu Tezuka, described during his visit...