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Shangwei Village Plugin Houses by People's Architecture Office

November 26, 2018 - Shenzhen
The Shangwei Village Plugin Houses project renovates houses that were left vacant and in ruins for decades after the village suffered from heavy disinvestment.

Foster + Partners releases images for The Tulip tower in London

November 22, 2018 - London
London's had the Gherkin, the Cheese Grater and the Walkie Talkie and now, if the plans are approved, a new tower called the Tulip will join the skyline.

Jean Nouvel delivers local colour to Marseille's waterfront

November 14, 2018 - Marseille
Located at the heart of the Euroméditerranée site, La Marseillaise is a new office skyscraper for the city of Marseille designed by Jean Nouvel.

Angelo Renna creates artificial sponge mountain to absorb CO2 in Turin

November 06, 2018 - Turin
Sponge Mountain is a proposal by architect Angelo Renna for a 90-metre-high mound of soil, which would absorb carbon dioxide from the air in Turin.

Joshua Tree Residence by Whitaker Studio

October 30, 2018 - California
An office comprising a cluster of angled shipping containers, proposed for a site in Germany by James Whitaker but never realised, is now being built as a home in the California desert.

Jean Nouvel's 53W53 skyscraper takes shape in New York

July 23, 2018 - Manhattan
Jean Nouvel's ultra-luxurious MoMA tower 53W53 is now topped out to its full height at 1,050 feet.

Akihisa Hirata completes tree-ness house in Tokyo

June 08, 2018 - Tokyo
Japanese studio Akihisa Hirata has designed the ‘Tree-Ness House’, a multi-story complex that replicates the structure of a tree.

Raffles City Chongqing boasts ‘world’s highest sky bridge’

June 07, 2018 - Yuzhong
Raffles City Chongqing, a project headed by the architect Moshe Safdie, will boast 134,000 sq m of homes, shops, offices, entertainment, transportation links and a public park.

510 more skyscrapers are planned for London

April 23, 2018 - London
London’s skyline is to be transformed over the next decade with a record 510 tall towers, more than 20 storeys high, planned or under construction.

Beirut Terraces by Herzog & de Meuron

March 12, 2018 - Lebanon
Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron have designed this apartment tower with overhanging floor plates and terraces for Beirut, Lebanon.