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Global Architecture News in January 2009

World Architecture Developments in Jan 2009
This is the e-architect archive page for Architecture News January 2009.

Dalian International Conference Center, China
Design: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Dalian International Conference Center China
Construction is speeding up on the seafront site for the Dalian International Conference Center, as the ambitious target is to host the annual “Summer Davos” Summit in September 2010. The 120,000 sqm project comprises a state-of-the-art conference center for up to 7,000 visitors as well as an opera house for 1,600 guests. After winning the international competition by September last year the groundbreaking ceremony took place in November followed by the structural works for the basement as well as the 30,000 ton steel construction by just April 2009. Steel construction is scheduled to be finished by the end of September 2009.

Porsche Museum Stuttgart : Delugan Meissl Architects

Finsbury Health Centre Sale, London, England, UK
Design: Berthold Lubetkin
Finsbury Health Centre Building - Architecture News January 2009
photo © Adrian Welch
Grade I listed building in Northeast London. Berthold Lubetkin’s daughter Sasha made an impassioned plea on 1 Feb 2010 for the retention and refurbishment of Finsbury Health Centre to the Health and Wellbeing Review Committee. Of all the buildings Lubetkin designed, she said, Finsbury Health Centre was his favourite.

Giant’s Causeway Centre : Heneghan Peng Architects

Danish Concert Hall : Jean Nouvel

Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art Planning : Coop Himmelb(l)au

Colour Factory : Dan Brill Architects

Arcadia Centre : HKR Architects / Foster + Partners

New Amsterdam Plein : Ben van Berkel

Bird Island Project : GRAFT

Taipei Performing Arts Centre : OMA

The Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics : Morphosis

Menil Collection Master Site Plan : David Chipperfield Architects

Hotel Loisium Alsace : Steven Holl Architects

Kings Cross Central Office Building : Allies and Morrison

Østfold Hospital : various architects

Dorobanti Tower Bucharest : Zaha Hadid Architects

Cathedral of Christ the Light : Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Antwerp Port House : Zaha Hadid

Rotterdam City Tower : Monolab

nARCHITECTS : Studio Profile

Jensen & Skodvin Arkitektkontor : Studio Profile

Gary Comer Youth Center : John Ronan Architects

Jan Kaplický of Futrue Systems : news

House in Joanopolis : UNA arquitetos

Taubman Museum of Art : Randall Stout Architects

John Lautner film launch : Murray Grigor

Cité de la mode et du design Paris : Jakob+MacFarlane

wHY architecture : Studio Profile

CityCenter Las Vegas : Scope Changes

Okhta Tower : funding news

Battersea Power Station : redevelopment news

ARX : Studio Profile

Birmingham Magistrates’ Court : Denton Corker Marshall

Louvre Abu Dhabi : Ateliers Jean Nouvel

New American Embassy : Shortlist

Architecture News Dec 2008

Snow Russia, Sochi : Asadov Architectural Studio

Art Bridge, Los Angeles : wHY architecture

World Cup Stadiums – South Africa 2010

Buildings / photos for the World Architecture News in January page welcome