Architecture News August 2008: Buildings

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Zaragoza 2008 Expo, Spain – Pavilion Building
Pabellón de España Zaragoza - Architecture News August 2008
Spanish Pavilion image : Javier Belver
Zaragoza 2008 Expo
The International Exposition site is located within the Ranillas Meander, to the west of the city of Zaragoza, surrounded by the banks of the River Ebro. The Meander is divided into two areas:
The Expo site, occupying the space between the southern part of the Rabal ring road and the Ebro River (left bank). It covers a total surface area of 25 hectares.
The Water Park, a newly created park covering a surface area of 120 hectares, located to the north of the Rabal ring road, along the banks of the Ebro.

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Erdos Museum Building, Inner Mongolia
Architects: MAD
Erdos Museum
photos 1+2 by MAD; 3 by Shu He
Erdos Museum : MAD
Erdos Museum is located in a city that is currently being built, almost overnight. Driven by a booming economy, the Municipal Government of Erdos has determined to build a new city centre, dozens of kilometers away from the current city.

29 Sep 2008
Mont Orchid Riverlet Residential in Shenzhen, China

Architect: RMJM
Mont Orchid Riverlet Residential Shenzhen
image courtesy of architects office
Mont Orchid Riverlet
The Mont Orchid Riverlet residential development consists of 14 luxury apartment and serviced apartments and 3 villa blocks. It is located in the north of a mid-level estate in Shekou. These are all situated within landscaped parkland, which covers more than 50 per cent of the site area.

Ras Al Khaimah Gateway, UAE
Design: Snøhetta, Norway
Ras Al Khaimah Gateway
image : MIR
Ras Al Khaimah Gateway
Snøhetta was commissioned by the Ras Al Khaimah investment Authority and RAKEEN in 2008 to undertake the architectural design for the Gateway project in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. Situated in the desert 150 km to the east of Dubai this landmark project wwas designed to mark the gateway to the emirate and form the entrance to the new planned capital city of Ras Al Khaimah.

Egan’s coffee bar added : architecture53seven

Venice Biennale Gustafson Porter installation

Shanghai Info Centre : Odile Decq Benoît Cornette Architects

Noboribetsu hotel : Nakayama Architects

Rumah Kindah : Budi Pradono Architects

Herrliberg Housing added : Burkhalter Sumi Architekten

Birkerød Sports Centre : schmidt hammer lassen

Copenhagen Airport Terminal 3 added : design by Vilhelm Lauritzen Arkitekter

The Michael Hill Clubhouse : Patterson Associates

Santiago building : Guillermo Hevia

London Olympics Substation : NORD

Almere Sheep Stable : 70F Architecture

Sarah Lawrence College : Polshek Partnership Architects

City Hall Grave : Erick van Egeraat

65 Croisette : Moatti and Rivière

Sinosteel International Plaza : MAD

CBF Burkina Faso : FAREstudio

Museum of the City of New York : Polshek Partnership Architects

Freedom Park : GAPP Architects

Newton Suites : WOHA

Cristalchile : Guillermo Hevia H

Paykar bonyan panel factory : ARAD

Animal Refuge Centre : arons en gelauff architecten

Children’s Activity Centre : Phooey Architects

BIKO Mexico : Entasis Architects

Nørre Vosborg : Arkitema

Architecture News Jul 2008

Emirates Stadium

Steven Holl

Birmingham Magistrates Court

Giorgio Armani New York store

Buildings / photos for the World Architecture News 2008 page welcome