World Architecture News – January 2010 : Buildings across the Globe, Images
Global Architecture News January 2010
Architectural Design Developments in Jan 2010 – World Built Environment
Global Architectural News – Jan 2010
World Architecture Developments in Jan 2010
This is the e-architect archive page for Architecture News January 2010.
Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, USA – Elevations added : Zaha Hadid Architects
photograph © 2012, Eli Broad
The museum will present contemporary art within a historical context through its study collection of more than 7,500 objects, ranging from the Greek and Roman periods to modern art. The building features galleries for special exhibitions, modern and contemporary art, new media, photography and works on paper.
Designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Zaha Hadid, the 46,000-square-foot Broad Art Museum at MSU features a striking façade of pleated stainless steel and glass, distinguishing the building from MSU’s traditional Collegiate Gothic north campus.
Madrid Olympic Tennis Centre, Spain – images added : Dominique Perrault
With a plot area of 16.5 hectares, the site is located on a former slum housing area, previously a wasteland in the middle of a busy motorway and train network. Built areas, made of steel, aluminium, concrete and glass, are organized around a vast artificial lake over which volumes of varying sizes are scattered, like islands or fragments of nature beckoning strollers.
Harvard University Northwest Science Building, USA : Skidmore Owings & Merrill – 30 Jan
The 530,000-sf building has three floors of highly flexible and adaptable research space; a floor of teaching labs and public space; a below-grade facility housing an advanced imaging facility, vivarium, science core support, anthropological collections. The property also has a sky-lit suite of flexible classroom space at the B1 level.
V&A Boilerhouse Yard, London, England : Design Proposals
The innovative and ambitious project creates beautiful new public spaces and galleries for London, refashioning the experience of the V&A for visitors. The architectural project reveals historic facades of the V&A’s existing Grade I listed buildings for the first time.
Trollstigen National Tourist Route, Norway – new photos : Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
photo from architects studio
In 2009 Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter finished most of the outlook plateau, the outlook point, most of the concrete works at the mountain lodge, walk paths, railings, water mirrors. 2010 should be the final year for building, when the construction site opens again after the Winter.
The Peace Pentagon, New York : ATP Sphere
London Aquatics Centre, England, UK – new image : Zaha Hadid Architects
Slussen Masterplan, Stockholm, Sweden : Foster + Partners with Berg Arkitektkontor
Porsche Museum, Stuttgart, Germany – new images : Delugan Meissl
One Hyde Park, London – latest photos : Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Trollwall Restaurant, Norway : Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
OCA restaurant, Mexico City : Entasis
Energy Roof Perugia, Italy : COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
image © COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
Burj Khalifa skyscraper, UAE : Information from Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects
Federation of Korean Industries Building, Seoul : AS+GG
Rolex Learning Center, Switzerland : SANAA
Burj Khalifa, UAE : World’s Tallest Building – new photos – 6 Jan
photograph : Imre Solt
Caixa Forum Madrid, Spain – added : Herzog de Meuron
photograph © Mark Bentley
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Buildings / photos for the World Architecture News 2010 page welcome