Parliament restoration programme launches nationwide invitation for specialist surveyors to help develop most detailed record of the Palace of Westminster ever created, a world-famous Grade I listed building
European Parliament Design Competition Brussels, Belgium: renewal of the Paul-Henri SPAAK Building – restricted international single stage contest for Chamber – architects from around world invited
Elizabeth Peace CBE appointed as Chair of shadow Sponsor Board of the restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster building. AECOM and HOK are in the design team.
Design: Gensler, architects. A new film released of the radical concept for a new temporary Houses of Parliament located on the River Thames, a solution for the long overdue refurbishment of the historic Palace of Westminster building.
Design: Bureau Architecture Méditerranée. The building needs to embody the idea of democracy in action, the Algeria of the future, freedom, peace, strong but deliberative power. The architecture must communicate a distinct national identity founded on universal values.
Design: gmp – von Gerkan, Marg and Partners: The new building was erected in Hanoi’s historic city center, at the site of the former People’s Building in the area known as the Citadel.
Alex Salmond suggests the Houses of Parliament should be rebuilt in Liverpool or Manchester. The current ‘patch and mend’ maintenance approach is no longer sustainable. Work to save the Grade I listed Palace of Westminster building is to start in 2022.
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects + KWC Architects. This joint venture design to transform Ottawa’s century-old train station building to become an interim home for The Senate of Canada has been approved by the National Capital Commission.
Assemblage has won the international architecture competition for the design of the new Iraqi parliament complex in Baghdad. The $1Bn USD project includes a large complex of buildings in addition to the parliamentary chambers, and a masterplan for the adjacent part of the city.
This interactive exhibition, Audi Sphere, is located in front of Christiansborg Palace, the seat of the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen. It is housed within three large spheres that contrast against the historic, layered architecture of the Palace building.
Parliament Building of the German Speaking Community in Eupen, Belgium – design by Atelier Kempe Thill – The chamber officially represents the 74.000 inhabitants of the speech community: German Parliament Belgium, Eupen Building
Hemicycle and offices for the Head Office of the European Parliament including a hemicycle of 750 seats, 1133 offices for the members of Parliament, 18 commission halls of 50 to 350 seats, catering centre and services.
ATELIER BRÜCKNER designs visitors’ centre of the European Parliament in Brussels Beginning 14th of October, the European Parliament will welcome its visitors with a scenographically staged exhibition in 23 different languages.
Wolf D. Prix / COOP HIMMELB(L)AU presents the new ‘Open Parliament of Albania’ in Tirana which incorporates fundamental democratic values such as openness, transparency and public co-determination.
The grand prize in the international architectural competition to design the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) Federal National Council’s (FNC) New Parliament Building Complex has been awarded to Ehrlich Architects, the Los Angeles, California, design firm.
After World War II, the building fell into disuse; the parliament of the German Democratic Republic (the Volkskammer) met in the Palast der Republik in East Berlin, while the parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany (the Bundestag) met in the Bundeshaus in Bonn.