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Doubts Over Qatar’s World Cup Future Causing Tension Among Architects

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  An expert on the Middle Eastern construction industry has said that architects working in Qatar are worried about the future of their projects, following the allegations sparked by a Sunday Times report last week of corruption during the country’s 2022 World Cup bid. With many people calling for Qatar to be stripped of the event or for the bidding process to […]

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“Cathedrals of Culture” new architecture film

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Cathedrals of Culture   – finding the soul behind the bricks and mortar Imagine architects in films and the picture that most easily rises to thoughts is of Gary Cooper as the Frank Lloyd Wright. Some documentaries apart the Architecture is largely ignored by film-makers. To rectify this German director Wim Wenders has announced his new […]

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Frank Gehry Chosen to Design Berlin’s Tallest Tower

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In an invited competition for a 300-unit residential tower in Berlin, Frank Gehry & Partners has been selected over David Chipperfield, Adjaye Associates and seven other practices. The winning proposal, deemed “the most compelling” by jury for its rotating stacks of sculptural, stone-clad cubes that rise up to 150 meters, is expected to be Berlin’s […]

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2013’s tallest buildings – Asia dominates skyscraper construction with three quarters

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a record-breaking 53 skyscrapers over 200 metres high were completed in Asia in 2013, accounting for three-quarters of the year’s tallest new buildings, according to the latest industry report. The annual review from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reveals that 74 percent of worldwide skyscraper completions in 2013 were in Asian countries […]

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Japanese Landscape

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Like art nouveau landscapes, traditional Japanese landscape and small gardens have a sense of privacy and enclosure. Unfortunately, this style has been largely misinterpreted in American residential plantings. The stylish points most representative of a Japanese garden are the miniaturization of the larger natural landscape, the borrowing of surrounding views and foliage to expand the […]

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DAWANG MOUNTAIN RESORT

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  Location: Changsha, China Architect: COOPHIMMELB(L)AU Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix Senior Project Partner: Markus Prossnigg Executive Coordinator: Lei Feng Project Architect: Angus Schoenberger Design Architect: Quirin Krumbholz Project Team: Tyler Bornstein, Laura Ghita, Crystal K.H Tang, Xinyu Wan, Paul Challis, Veronika Janovska, Sorena Dumitru, Philipp Scherl Structural Engineering: B+G Ingenieure / Bollinger und Grohmann […]