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Project • By J. MAYER H. und PartnerBars

Metropol Parasol

"Metropol Parasol", the Redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon in Seville received the red dot award "best of the best" 2012 for the highest design quality, expressing innovation in form and function in an outstanding manner. Designed by J.... More

Project • By RockpanelOffices

Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s newest, brightest icon, is one of Asia’s leading destinations for leisure, entertainment and business. Even though the spectacular design is inspired by a house of cards, each building is strong and safe. The secret to t... More

Project • By JHK ArchitectenOffices


Design Competition The assignment began with a request for a characteristic, daringly designed office building linked to Unilever Nederland’s factory site on the Nassaukade. Intended to become a distinctive concept in offices, the structure was also... More

Project • By By Will AlsopUniversities


A distinctive cultural force in Ontario, OCADU's impetus to expand comes with a growing recognition at national level of the contribution of the creative industries to Canada's modern economy. The decision to employ Alsop was based upon a significant... More

Project • By ACXT Architects Sports Centres

Arena Bilbao

1st Prize Ideas Competition, 2006 Bilbao, Miribilla neighborhood, built on ancient iron mines adyacent to the old part of town. A very hilly solar (46 m from one corner to another, just 200m) in which the building was caught in the neighborhood pa... More

Project • By Cerrejon Hidalgo ArquitectosStadiums

Stadium Casablanca

The Casablanca Stadium in Zaragoza is a sports club and social club founded in 1948, currently has some 25,000 members and covers an approximate area of ten hectares on the southern edge of town, next to the Imperial Canal of Aragon and the natural p... More
Bloemershof Communal Buidings, Dieren
Bloemershof Communal Buidings, Dieren
Bloemershof Communal Buidings, Dieren
Bloemershof Communal Buidings, Dieren
Bloemershof Communal Buidings, Dieren

Project • By Bekkering Adams architectenFire stations

Scenic ensemble Bloemershof

With the completion of the Bloemershof the municipality of Rheden has been enriched with a new multifunctional urban ensemble with a strong identity. Designed with and for the different users: the vocational school, sport facilities, fire station and... More

Project • By JagerJanssen architecten BNAMarinas

Restaurant Het Bosch

Restaurant ‘Het Bosch’ by JagerJanssen in collaboration with DREISSEN architects is located at a superb location on the Nieuwe Meer lakeside [Amsterdam, NL], a stones throw away from the Southern Amsterdam business district. The Design has to... More

Project • By RockpanelHousing

The Tree House School

A unique community school project, developed in Zaltbommel, has awakened huge 'community interest’ within the region and beyond because of its distinctive design. Project leader, Sebastiaan Robben from the De Twee Snoeken architectural firm in Hertog... More

Project • By Pacific Environments NZ LtdUrban Green Spaces

Treehouse Restaurant Inspired By Nature

A striking pod-shaped structure built ten metres high in a redwood tree near Warkworth, north of Auckland, will soon become home to what is believed to be New Zealand’s only treehouse restaurant. The treehouse is the focus of a new and unusual adv... More

Project • By Rockefeller Partners ArchitectsPrivate Houses

California Treehouse

Nestled in the back corner of a Brentwood hills estate with spectacular views of the Getty Center and downtown Los Angeles, this 172 square foot accessory building was designed as a modern-day Tree House and more. It was conceived as a surprise gi... More

Project • By FRENTEarquitecturaPrivate Houses

Tree House - Ordos

Ordos 100 is a project in the Mongolian desert which will contain 100 villas designed by 100 different international architecture practices. The immediate context drove the decision of designing an introvert villa. As a result of the extreme wea... More

Project • By MVSA ArchitectsOffices

ING Group headquarters

The headquarter offices for the ING Group occupies a long, narrow site adjacent to the motorway ring around Amsterdam. The location is at the junction of two areas, the cosmopolitan high-rise of Zuidas and the green zone of De Nieuwe Meer. The buildi... More