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Architecture as a keynote of Cultural Exchange

Architecture as a keynote of Cultural Exchange

In mid-November 2018, St. Petersburg hosted the VII International Cultural Forum. This large-scale event, which was held for the seventh time, every year attracting a large audience. This year, the total number of visitors approached 35 thousand, and the composition of professionals in the field of culture and related areas reached 13 thousand participants.

Colored Clouds of Miami

Colored Clouds of Miami

BIG’s Miami Produce Center will be elevated on columns above a trio of warehouses in Allapattah – a district known for a large open-air produce and textile markets. Architecture firm BIG has released plans to build a major complex in an industrial neighborhood of Miami, combining housing, offices, a school and urban farming. 

Moscow Satellite

Moscow Satellite

The results are in for the competition to develop the architecture and urban planning concept for a complex development in Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye. The winners were the following international architecture firms: Archea Associati (Italy), Nikken Sekkei (Japan), and Zaha Hadid Architects (UK).

“Cheesegrater” 2.0

“Cheesegrater” 2.0

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s 57-story tower earmarked for a spot in the heart of the City of London has been recommended for approval, despite concerns over its impact on the Tower of London, a Grade I-listed synagogue and other historic buildings.

Dubbed “Cheesegrater 2” because of its stylistic similarity and proximity to Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ “Cheesegrater” (the Leadenhall Building), the development is formally known as 100 Leadenhall Street and was designed for Hong Kong-based Lai Sun Group.

Recent Launch Of Melbourne

Recent Launch Of Melbourne

A prominent shortlist including BIG, OMA, and UNStudio have revealed their visions for Melbourne’s landmark Southbank Precinct overhaul. The $2 billion project will be the largest single-phase project in the history of Victoria, Australia, intended as “a state-of-the-art, mixed-use environment” to be “centered on innovation in architecture and design.”

Marvel of Technology

Marvel of Technology

This summer’s blockbuster movie Skyscraper centers on a fictional megatall tower that is intended to be as realistic as possible, according to architect Adrian Smith, who was consulted during its development.

Guiyan Waterfall

Guiyan Waterfall

It’s a tough time for mediocre architects. Middle Eastern countries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have the world’s-tallest-building tug-of-war all locked down, so what are all the other skyscraper designers supposed to do?

Millennium Outpost

Millennium Outpost

The company Mosinzhproekt has received permission to build a 108-story multifunctional residential complex on Plot 1 of the business center “Moscow City,” in the Presnensky district of the Russian capital.

New Age Infrastructure

New Age Infrastructure

Uber’s flying taxi service -- that glorious sci-fi dream -- still plans to launch its first takeoffs by 2023. One major caveat, however, is that unlike regular taxis which can freely zip about the streets, UberAIR taxis need access to the sky and a place to land.

Renovated Monterrey

Renovated Monterrey

Proyectos 9, real estate developer from Monterrey, has announced that Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos has been selected as the winner of the international design competition for the architectural design of Constitución 999, a new mixed-use complex that will enhance the downtown area of Monterrey.