Architecture

The new World Trade Center NYC

The new World Trade Center NYC

Eleven years since the tragic terrorist attacks in New York city, the new World Trade Center is getting into shape. Lower Manhattan is getting a new skyline and it looks not bad at all. Here the pictures:   Here a video of a real redemption of how it will look like in 2013 and here an amazing time-lapse from the construction area: Do not hesitate to check the official website for the wtc and Silverstein Properties : http://www.wtc.com  http://www.silversteinproperties.com  Ready…

Dancing Dragons by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.

Dancing Dragons by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.

The american architecture cabinet Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill presented this month the plans for a magnificient double towers called Dancing Dragons. They will be placed in the business district of Yongsan International in Seoul – South Korea. Dancing Dragons are a pair of landmark supertall mixed-use towers for the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea. The buildings, which include residential, “officetel” and retail elements, consist of slender, sharply angled mini-towers cantilevered around a central core.  The design…

Rainforest walkway by Marks Barfield

Rainforest walkway by Marks Barfield

The architect agency Marks Barfield conceptualized a 6,4 £m project of a futuristic walkway in the heart of Amazonian Rainforest. The project will be located in Xixuaú Xiparina, a secluded region of untouched forests in Roraima, Brazil. It is a region at 790km north away from Manaus, between French Guyana and Venezuela. The project represents a light, airy and modern walkway in the middle of the rainforest in Brazil. This will allow scientists but also the public to discover the Amazonian…

Dolce & Gabbana revamps Milano Shop

Dolce & Gabbana revamps Milano Shop

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have revamped their men’s boutique here — and it’s all male. “The store now has a younger, more contemporary vibe,” said Dolce during a walkthrough of the store on Corso Venezia. “Products are more accessible, you can see and touch them more easily.” Source WWD

Not everything from Iceland is bad for human activity

Not everything from Iceland is bad for human activity

Ok, Iceland and its Eyjafjöll were really on the spotlights this month. But not everything coming from Iceland is bad for us… at the contrary. See this initiative from the design cabinet Studio Granada Architects who created this project in the north part of the island.

Raumlabor-Berlin has created a mobile, bubble-shaped pavilion

Raumlabor-Berlin has created a mobile, bubble-shaped pavilion

Raumlabor-Berlin has created nature in a bubble!