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Innovative City

Innovative City

SOM has won the job to design a compact, environmentally-enhanced community of satellite cities along the Chinese high-speed rail corridors connecting Beijing to the port city of Tianjin.

Vertical Forest

Vertical Forest

Authorship of the project Bosco Verticale, which was devoted an article in the previous issue of our magazine (“The Vertical Forest”, “TB”, № 1, 2012) is owned to Boeri Studio, which was founded in 1999 by Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barecca, Giovanni La Varra.

Information Architecture

Information Architecture

Information Based Architecture (IBA) was originally set up in London in 1998 as a partnership between architects Mark Hemel and Barbara Kuit.

Baltimore Four Seasons

Baltimore Four Seasons

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is home to the landmark Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Baltimore. The new hotel - opened November 2011 - is the focal point of the redevelopment of a six-block area that connects the Inner Harbor with the surrounding residential neighborhoods.

Cristal Gardens

Cristal Gardens

Australian international architecture firm CK Designworks has designed a ground breaking 35-storey residential and commercial mixed use building for Melbourne’s CBD that will contain landscaped community gardens on every sixth floor equivalent to about double the area of the site with trees up to 10m tall.

Keeping Chinese Architecture Traditions

Keeping Chinese Architecture Traditions

Jaeger and Partner design for the Shenzhen Archive Towers recently received a Design Excellence Award in the AIA Chicago 2011 Design Awards programmе.

Warsaw Landmark Tower

Warsaw Landmark Tower

A series of interlocking rectangular volumes have been presented by Danish design studio schmidt hammer lassen architects for a striking 188m-high commercial tower in the financial district of central Warsaw, Poland.

The Glass Gateway of Harbour

The Glass Gateway of Harbour

A 200,000 sq m project consisting of two 49-storey office towers on a riverfront site, Riviera TwinStar Square is located at the former home to the city’s shipyards.

Garden Tower for Industrial Landscape

Garden Tower for Industrial Landscape

Eco-tower by Vector proposed for integrated headquarters inspired by French Gardens. One of the world leaders in the metallurgy industry as well as one of the main steel suppliers of the Bird’s Nest in Beijing, Hansteel Group has commissioned Vector Design Group to design its new headquarters in order to update and consolidate its office facilities in Handan.

The cultural City Symbol

The cultural City Symbol

Woods Bagot design cultural landmark in north China. The Shijiazhuang International Exhibition and Convention Centre is a mixed use project in north China and significant cultural landmark.