In this issue, we bring you news on an urban floating island, abstract geometries, scale-like aluminium plates, and more...

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In this issue, we bring you news on an urban floating island, abstract geometries, scale-like aluminium plates, and more...

Conference centre by Mars Studio appears as an urban floating island in China

Floating on a picturesque lake in a scenic area, right next to the Chengdu Tianfu Airport, in China, Mars Studio has introduced their proposal for a new conference centre building. Aiming to achieve a harmonious integration of architecture and landscape, the project has been designed as a major communication hub where people can connect with both urban... Read more...
Published 11/08/2020 via

Lacime Architects applies scale-like aluminium plates to 'The Wave' art museum

In Binhai new area, located on the eastern coast of Tianjin in China, Lacime Architects has completed a large multi-use exhibition area called ‘Shimao The Wave’. Combining a program of entertainment, ‘edutainment’, and culture, the project centers around a wave-inspired art museum, which has been achieved using parametric design and the.... Read more...
Published 10/08/2020 via

Mobility meets architecture

A new gateway to the centre of Bressanone (Italy), a small city in South Tyrol, is the latest addition to the Bressanone-Varna Ring Road. The infrastructural landscape project designed by MoDusArchitects, is composed of a series of connected, largely underground roads that reduce traffic volume and provide an alternate route around... Read more...
Published 17/07/2020 via

The Restaurant Gütsch reopens after the lockdown

Designed by Studio Seilern Architects, the Gütsch Restaurant on the Swiss Alps is now reopened and calling you above the cloud. At the heart of the new ski region Andermatt-Sedrun, the Gütsch is at an altitude of 2360m above sea level and at the arrival point of two cable car lines. It houses two first-class gourmet restaurants attracting... Read more...
Published 14/07/2020 via

Strings of light, sculptural fluidity and boreal shades

The Italian architect Maurizio Lai redesigns a fusion cuisine restaurant in the North of Italy with bright installations, bold signs and abstract geometries. The Italian architect Maurizio Lai designs with sartorial care a place where lights, colours and abstract geometries express an intensely creative compositional language. For Moya, a fusion cuisine... Read more...
Published 08/07/2020 via

CHYBIK + KRISTOF Win competition for the Jihlava Multipurpose Arena

A vibrant multifunctional complex, the four-building project brings together sports, culture, and social venues open to diverse audiences. Revisiting the site as an urban sociocultural campus, they act together to revive the notion of public space and integrate the long-neglected area to Jihlava’s city center. The result of a much-anticipated public... Read more...
Published 07/07/2020 via

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