1402 Coffee Shop in Aranya, Hebei, northern China, design by B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio built into existing red brick architecture with sloping roof: renovation juxtaposes old and new
3deluxe is designing Al Heera Beach, a vibrant urban beach with marina, part of comprehensive tourist infrastructure measures in Sharjah City, UAE, next to Dubai
House of Wisdom in Sharjah building design by UK architects Foster + Partners: this new iconic library and cultural centre opens to the public, seeks to be catalyst for a new cultural quarter in this UAE city
$585,000 in grants to organizations around world for 71 innovative projects from nearly 700 submissions by architects, artists, curators, filmmakers, historians, and photographers
Designed by 3LHD architects, the Rimac Campus is located 16 km from the centre of Zagreb, Croatia. It is surrounded by a natural landscape yet still well connected to the highway and airport
Monumental sculpture design by artist Gerry Judah, The Scroll in Sharjah, UAE, at the front of the House of Wisdom, designed by Foster + Partners, is a contemporary interpretation of the ancient Arabic scrolls
Camden Highline Competition in North London winners – James Corner Field Operations (JCFO) + vPPR Architects – strong design for a new park and linear walk linking to King’s Cross along a disused railway viaduct
Melbourne Arts Precinct $1.46B funding from Victoria Government news: includes 18,000sqm of new open public space and gardens, with elevated inner-city park, designed by architects Hassell + SO–IL
Camden Highline Competition in North London news – five shortlisted design teams for a new park and linear walk linking to King’s Cross along a disused railway viaduct
Streets as the impetus of community life: LWK + PARTNERS Director HC Chan sees immense opportunities in excavating the power of street life to preserve cultural diversity and walkability.
JDAP proposes a new Banja Luka Culture and Congress Centre for Bosnia and Herzegovina as an extension to the City Park, as an anchor for the developing city to the East.