Snøhetta builds new Center in Saudi Arabia

On May 20th King Abdulla laid the foundation stone for the King Abdullah Center for Knowledge and Culture. The Norwegian architects Snøhetta AS won a...


Ito's Concept Design for his Upcoming American Debut

The Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) needed a new home as it was discovered their previous location was seismically inadequate.


Public Art in London as a Tribute to Lost Journalists

A new permanent sculpture by MacCormic Jamieson Prichard Architects, artist Jaume Plensa, and structural engineers whitbybird adorns the BBC Broadcasting House...


New Libeskind-designed Museum in San Francisco

The Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) opened its new Daniel Libeskind-designed building last weekend. The new facility—located in downtown San Francisco's Yerba...


The Iberê Camargo Foundation, Porto Alegre

The Iberê Camargo Foundation will be the first building by the Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza in Brazil, it is intended that the space should not only...


Seven architects picked to join 2012 Athletes Village team

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London are a great topic in British press. “Building Design” reported on May, 21st that seven leading architects have been appointed...


Constructing the Olperer House in the Zillertal Alps

A video made during the construction of Hermann Kaufmann’s Olperer House at a height of 2,400 metres above sea level.


Two Seasons Hotel in Stavanger

JDS Architects of Copenhagen and Brandsberg-Dahls Arkitekter of Stavanger have won the invited competition for a new hotel building in the Norwegian city of...