World Architecture News – March 2008: Buildings across the Globe

Global Architecture News March 2008

Architectural Design Developments in Mar 2008 – World Built Environment

Global Architecture News – March 2008

World Architectural Highlights in Mar 2008
This is the e-architect archive page for Architecture News March 2008.

Segovia Masterplan : David Chipperfield
Segovia Masterplan
photo © Richard Davies
One kilometre from the city centre with links to major road and high speed train networks, the new quarter is inspired by the old city’s walls, plaza, narrow irregular streets and Alcazar (castle), and reinvents a new low and dense plan.

New Orleans Houses : Graft

Fuglsang Kunstmuseum : Tony Fretton
The 2,500 sqm building also houses new galleries for temporary exhibitions, a shop, a café, a learning centre, administration spaces and storage for the museum’s vast collection of painting and sculpture.

Casa San Damian design by Sebastián Irarrázaval

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2008 : Frank Gehry

One Blackfriars Road : Ian Simpson
A landmark slender tower, which will house a six-star hotel and apartments, next to the Thames at One Blackfriars Road SE1, was given the go-ahead following modifications to the scheme agreed with English Heritage.

Torre de Viviendas Dubai : UAE Tower design by architects A-CERO

Eiffel Tower platform : Serero Architectes

EM2N : projects

The Ascent : Studio Daniel Libeskind
The Ascent at Roebling’s Bridge includes 70 homes and penthouses. Prices of the remaining homes range from more than $800,000 to $5.5 million. The development includes a Wellness Suite, Private dining club room, two full guest condominiums, Catering kitchen, Wine cellar and tasting room, Private theater, Coffee and latte bar and Secure Garage parking.

Deep Ground : Groundlab Collective

Steven Holl Architects : 3 Awards

Ecuador Building : Arquitectura X

Dyson School : Wilkinson Eyre

Arzu Rugs : Zaha Hadid

Commonwealth Institute : OMA

Civil Courts of Justice Madrid : Zaha Hadid

Warsaw Moma : Studio Nicoletti Associati

Ashmolean Museum design by Rick Mather

Gross House : EM2N

Aurillac Hall : Brisac Gonzalez

Culloden Battlefield : Gareth Hoskins Architects

51 Lime Street award : Foster + Partners

Christian de Portzamparc : Recent Projects

Heathrow T5 : Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Waterfront City Dubai : OMA

Waterfront Toronto : Steven Holl

Liestal Offices : EM2N

Cambridge School of Architecture : Mole Architects

Arezzo Law Court : Studio Nicoletti Associati

National Mountain Centre : Saucier + Perrotte

Astana Auditorium : Studio Nicoletti Associati

East Beach café : Heatherwick Studio

Cité du Design : LIN

Key Buildings featured:

Camp Nou Stadium
Camp Nou Stadium
picture : Foster + Partners

Singapore Tower
Singapore Tower
Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Burj Khalifa tower, Dubai : Building images + architecture information
Burj Dubai Building
image from Emaar

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