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Project • By IMK ArchitectsApartments

Sona Vistaas

Spread over a plot of nine and a half acres, the Sona Housing Scheme has been planned with the mission to provide housing to the 600 families that belong to the employees of the IT center of Bengaluru. Built within the tree line, the development offers its residents a connection with nature, while creating uncompromised open spaces. Located in a residential area very close to two major IT hubs in Bangalore, Bannerghatta Road, and Electronic city, the neighborhood is mostly occupied by residences and low-rise apartments. To optimize the FSI available, while providing homes that are Affordable (with a construction cost of Rs.1800 / sq. ft. or less), Compact & Efficient, Comfortable, Intimate and one with nature, the horizontal development... More

NewsNews • 20 Aug 2020

BIG, Hijjas and Ramboll envision archipelago shaped land reclamation master plan BiodiverCity with biodiversity as a key ingredient

BIG, Hijjas and Ramboll won an international competition set out by the Penang State Government to transform Penang South Islands into a sustainable, global destination. The plan will provide Malaysians with 4.6km of public beaches, 600 acres of parks and a 25km waterfront. The designers aim to create a place where people and nature coexist in one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. The plan is divided into three archipelago shaped themed islands. The Channels, the Mangroves and the Laguna. A set of urban guidelines will make sure mixed-use districts of 15,000 to 18,000 residents with a continuous 50 to 100m buffer around each district will support habitat connectivity and edge ecologies in reserves, parks, corridors and urban p... More

Project • By OKRAMasterplans

Merwedekanaal zone (NL)

Merwedekanaal zone development Utrecht appears to be the fastest-growing city in the Netherlands. A large part of the extra housing will be built over the coming years on the City Island. OKRA, together with the municipality, urban planners, owners, developers and users, is developing an attractive, high-density housing neighbourhood, accommodating app. 6.000 new dwellings, within the island. The current phase includes the sub-area 5, a 24 hectares area. Healthy urban living The design process has been strongly led by the principles of the healthy city. Thanks to a favourable location in relation to the new centre of Utrecht, the sub-area 5 proved to be an ideal testing ground for innovative mobility concepts. An integrated water system,... More

Project • By 10 DesignOffices

Jinwan Aviation City Industrial Service Centre

The Industrial Service Centre provides 54,699sqm of office space for burgeoning start-up companies and entrepreneurs to collaborate, establishing an incubation platform in the new Jinwan Aviation City Zhuhai, China. Designed by international architecture practice 10 Design, the Industrial Service Centre (ISC) is a socially interactive campus community which sits within a wider 3.8sqkm masterplan.  ISC is the first building by 10 Design to complete on Huafa’s Jinwan Aviation City, which will subsequently include the International Business Centre and Jinwan Mall, as well as Zaha Hadid Architects’ Civic Arts Centre at its core. The ISC is an attractive campus that is unique, pragmatic, commercially viable and well-integr... More

Project • By Fundamental ArchitectsOffices

Tulip City - Astana 2017 World Expo Redevelopment

Tulip City is a 100.000m2 redevelopment project of the former Astana-2017 World Expo site by the consortium of Fundamental Architects and Omega Render. The original site served as a huge parking lot for the World Expo in 2017, which was attended by over 3.86 million people from 101 participating countries. As part of the Post-Expo Use Plan grounds, pavilion spaces and parking lots have been converted into commercial spaces for corporate, startups, education and research entities. The south-eastern lot on the edge of the Expo area and intersection of key city avenues Mangilik El. And Turar Ryskulov has been selected to house business centre, luxury hotel for 200 rooms and retail. The consortium of Fundamental Architects and Omega Render... More

Project • By Architecturestudio NOANCities


Architecturestudio NOAN has won the international open competition to design anew city district in Tampere Finland. Located on the southern edge of current citycentre, this old industrial and water treatment area will become a new part of the citycenter.Viinikanlahti will create a new neighbourhood in the city of Tampere with its ownshoreline city identity. At the same time, the area defines the new Southern edge ofthe city center and connects the shattered urban structure around it. The role as aconnector is significant for the area. It connects the southern recreational arboretumshoreline parks to the city center and stretches the housing and services of the citycenter towards south.The design is based on the three central elements of the... More

Project • By Simone de Gale ArchitectsBanks

Omega Motor City

The development is a series of varied building types in style and height, and also materiality. The development of the buildings, has established for new architecture tectonics. The uses of these buildings range from 5* luxury Hotel, Business Conference Center and Offices, Retail and Restaurants. Each building speaks of its own architectural language, but integrates to present an interesting and innovative masterplan for this area in Tbilisi. The total area of the site is approximately 26,000sq.m In this proposal we regenerate the vacant areas, and extend the development to public realm, including facilities and uses where business people, families and children can come and spend time, and consume such uses as retail, conference and restau... More

Project • By Simone de Gale ArchitectsOffices

Didi Dighomi Mini-City

3000 new homes, a state of the art shopping mall, cinema, office and leisure facilities. We are delighted to be working with Georgian Authorities to propose a game-changing development of 525,500 sq.m in Tbilisi, Georgia, dubbed ‘Didi Dighomi Mini-City”. The exciting new development will be a Public Business Zone 1 complex comprising a state of the art shopping centre, cinema, leisure facilities, a luxury public park, office, commercial spaces and around 3000 new homes. The first of its kind development in the north-west area of Georgia’s capital, Didi Dighomi will be a vital part of Tbilisi’s regeneration, and will create thousands of new jobs for people in and around Tbilisi and further afield. As well as providi... More

Project • By Simone de Gale ArchitectsHotels

Adriatic Twin Towers

A beautiful expression of art in the sky. Our new Twin Towers project, 200 luxury apartments overlooking the Adriatic Sea in Rijeka, Croatia. More

Project • By Simone de Gale ArchitectsOffices

Master of the Curve

Our first concept for a new commercial masterplan in Florence, Italy. The design is developed around the theme of curvature, perfection of the continuum circle, incorporating amalgamation of varied building typology, height, and material manifestation. More

Project • By OOIIO ArchitectureCities

Casar de Caceres Renenerative Masterplan

The privileged natural environment of the site and its landscape, socio-cultural and productive potential quality offered to the OOIIO Architects Team an extraordinary opportunity for the area regeneration. In the past, the pre-existing pasture has been attacked by various invasive human actions, related to specific economic moments. It seems incredible that the neighbors of Casar de Caceres cannot be seen enjoying the beautiful places that they have just a few minutes from their homes. That is because over the years urban planning here has acted without any respect for the main value of this site: its landscape. This winner competition entry aims to recover the entire area understanding the regional better values (natural, social, cultu... More

Project • By AYENKCommercial Landscape

Latin Quarter

The conceptual masterplan on Latin Quarter aspires to keep the unique culture of the area and improve the quality of life of the entire neighborhood. The development provides workplaces as well as residential units for various backgrounds, while the ground and first levels are dedicated to the public and trade. The locality also starts with accessibility and walkability of the streets: bicycle tracks, landscaped pedestrian arteries, and river walks will improve the economic, health, and safety issues of the area. More

Project • By petrjanda/brainworkCoasts

The rebirth of the Prague’s riverfront

The first part of the long-awaited revitalization of the Prague riverfront area called Náplavka is coming to completion, making it one of the most attractive public embankments in Europe. In autumn 2019, nineteen vaults on the Rašín and Hořejší Embankments will be put into use. Six will feature the biggest elliptical pivoting windows in the world, connecting the inner spaces with the riverfront area in a unique way, through the diagonal rotation of the five-meter wide glazed “lenses”. The other spaces will have distinct steel sculptural entrances.The area has gradually grown in popularity thanks to the program activation that began in 2008. One of its initiators was architect Petr Janda, the author of the architectural concept. The alm... More
"Waterway" Plinth

Project • By Atelier MjKMasterplans

Southern Avenue Rain Garden and Plinth

As a part of a larger multi-phase project and masterplan of a suburban stripmall, Atelier MjK designed and built the "Waterway" plinth and playground in partnership with KaBOOM! as well as a 2,000 square foot raingarden sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Trust.  More

Project • By LAACMasterplans

Copa Cagrana Neu

Completion of construction phase 1.In autumn 2018, the first construction phase of the Copa Cagrana was made accessible to the residents.The other phases are already being planned and should be completed by 2019/2020. The project Copa Cagrana in Vienna pursues the idea of a docking station of urban divesity.The construction of Danube Island which, with a length of over 20 kilometres, is both a flood prevention measure and leisure area is one of Vienna’s most sustainable achievements. Located at the point where the inhabitants of the heavily-populated residential districts of “Transdanubia” (‘across the Danube’) meet the people of Central Vienna as they search for opportunities to relax, Copa Cagrana has become a key symbol of the cultu... More