Archi & Design - Architecture

A look at the Olympic Aquatic Center designed by Zaha Hadid

London – We will remember the pool of the 2012 Olympic Games as the field of incredible performances. On Saturday, American swimmer Michael Phelps won his s...

Archi & Design - Architecture
by Jil Billaudel | Tuesday, 07 August 2012

The Shard by Renzo Piano : the New Highest Skyscraper of Europe

London - The skyline of London has a new skyscraper. Inaugurated early in July, The Shard took its place alongside the famous Gherkin and rose into the sky ...

Archi & Design - Architecture
by Jil Billaudel | Friday, 27 July 2012

Kapoor’s ArcelorMittal Orbit: Ingenious or Atrocious?

London - A few Sunday mornings ago I was having my morning cup of coffee and reading the New York Times Weekend Edition. I distinctly recall the cover, a large ima...

Archi & Design - Architecture
by Sara West | Wednesday, 25 July 2012

The Arman Building Pays Hommage to French Nouveau Realiste Arman

New York - Underway at the epicenter of West SoHo, between Greenwich and Canal Street, is the construction of the luxury condominium building “The Arman ”. The name...

Archi & Design - Architecture
by Sara West | Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Frank Gehry's $875 Million New York Skyscraper

New York - It’s hard to miss Frank Gehry ’s rumpled steel skinned residential tower on 8 Spruce Street. At a height of 870 feet, it is the tallest residential tower...

Archi & Design - Architecture
by Sara West | Friday, 13 July 2012

“WENDY”: A Curious Blue Explosion of Eco-Friendly Architecture

New York - WENDY is an enigmatic curiosity, visible above the walls of PS1 from Jackson Avenue and from the 7 trains. Architects Matthias Hollwich an...

Archi & Design - Architecture
by Sara West | Friday, 29 June 2012

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