World Architectural News August 2007: Buildings across the Globe, New Designs

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The Gulf developments
Design: AMO
Dubai Aerial Photo - Architecture News August 2007
image courtesy of architects office
The Gulf developments
AMO, the creative think tank of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) is to exhibit The Gulf in Istanbul on the occasion of the International Biennial, which takes place from September 4th to November 4th 2007. The Gulf exhibition researched, curated and produced by AMO, represents in many ways the climax of the extensive analysis carried out by the think tank in the Gulf region. The work reveals an abounding form of urbanism, soon to redefine cities beyond this region’s own borders.

Glasgow Harbour 2 : gm+ad

Justice Mill Lane, Aberdeen, Scotland : Richard Murphy
Justice Mill Lane Aberdeen Building - Architecture News August 2007
photograph : Paul Zanre
The office and hotel buildings are two distinct entities but are designed with a common palette of materials to form a unified composition. Granite makes a robust base, rooting the buildings in their setting. Then as the elevations rise up from the ground the stone gives way to curtain walling with an expressive glazing structure for the office and overlapping, rendered, ‘floating’ panels for the hotel.

Wellington buildings, New Zealand : Photos by Adrian Welch

Sheffield office building, Yorkshire, England : BDP

Tbilisi building, Georgia : BDP

Murray’s Mills Manchester, England, UK : Richard Murphy

mediacity:uk : Benoy Architects / Wilkinson Eyre

The Gulf architecture – Perisan Gulf, focused on UAE : Koolhaas, Khoubrou, Bouman

Wellington Place : Feilden Clegg Bradley / Carey Jones

Toronto Architecture, Ontario, Canada : SMC Alsop

Slovenian houses : Sadar Vuga Arhitekti

Shanghai Expo Building, China : Heatherwick Studios

Edinburgh Informatics : Bennetts Associates / Reiach and Hall

Icelandic Buildings : Photos

Middlehaven, Northeast England : Will Alsop

21 Chesham Place, London, UK : Foster & Partners

UCL Cancer Institute : Grimshaw

The Love Shack, Lake District, Cumbria, Northwest England, UK : Sutherland Hussey

Exchange Place building : cre8architecture + RHWL

Pier Arts Centre : Reiach and Hall

Key Buildings featured:

Burj Khalifa tower, Dubai : Building images + architecture information

Soccer City Stadium

Dubai Buildings

Buildings / photos for the World Architecture News 2007 page welcome