Jun 092014
 
Doubts Over Qatar’s World Cup Future Causing Tension Among Architects

  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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Feb 152014
 
Public opening of ancient cupboard excavated from Wazir Khan Mosque by WCLA

The walled city of Lahore authority found an ancient  cupboard some weeks ago during the excavation of the outer walls of Wazir Khan Mosque. On Friday, WCLA held a public opening of the cupboard found in wazir khan mosque. The ancient cupboard appears to be hundred years old. And now this is the property of […]

Feb 132014
 
“Cathedrals of Culture” new architecture film

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 […]

Feb 112014
 
Student architecture studio that designed $20K home recognized for civic building designs

Students of Architecture at Auburn University’s Rural Studio have already garnered national attention for their innovative home designs that cost just $20,000 to build. Now, they’re is winning global accolades for their extensive work designing and building civic facilities for poor communities in Alabama’s Black Belt. After constructing rural Newbern’s first civic building in more […]

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Feb 052014
 
Architecture & Design Film Festival to be held in Los Angeles for the first time in March 2014

Architecture & Design film festival will held in Los Angles for the very first time in its 5 year history. The event will set for 12-16 March 2014, Hosted by Los Angles theater center with the schedule showing 30 feature length and short films alongside Q&As, panel discussions and reception events. Architecture & Design Film […]

Feb 042014
 
Frank Gehry Chosen to Design Berlin’s Tallest Tower

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 […]

Jan 262014
 
2013's tallest buildings - Asia dominates skyscraper construction with three quarters

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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Jan 262014
 
Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo Damaged From Bomb Blast

The century-old museum was severely damaged by the blast of a car bomb seemingly targeting the city’s police headquarters nearby. The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo was reportedly severely damaged Friday in a series of bombings in the Egyptian city area that killed at least six people. At approximately 6:30 a.m. in the city, […]

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Jan 102014
 
DAWANG MOUNTAIN RESORT

  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 […]

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Jan 102014
 
Qaddafi Stadium Lahore

Architect Nasser Murat Khan, the designer of Minar e Pakistan designed a cricket stadium in the historical city of Lahore, which was named as Lahore stadium. Mian Abdul Khaliq and company constructed this stadium in 1959. It is the lagest cricket stadium in Pakistan. In 1974, the Libyan president Muammar Qaddafi visited Pakistan and had […]

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