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Bombay Sapphire commissioned Heatherwick Studio to design a distillery in England's Hampshire. The gin maker had acquired a water-powered paper mill that had once been used to produce the bank notes for the then British Empire. The site had over forty derelict buildings that comprised...

The Szczecin Philharmonic Hall is a thing of beauty: a bright, translucent and upstanding object. Located in Poland's city of Szczecin, the building that was designed by the Spanish architectural firm, Barozzi Veiga, is an interesting addition that strikes up a contemporary dialogue with its...

Renzo Piano’s work stretches several countries around the world. From London’s tallest building, The Shard, to the Kimbell Art Museum Extension in Texas and The Auditorium of the Park in Italy, the starchitect is not short of projects spanning humongous magnitudes. His latest venture, the...

The Cloud is a set of two residential towers by MVRDV that will soon grace Seoul's Yongstan District's skyline. The project is part of the new Yongstan Dreamhub Project whose master plan was developed by Studio Libeskind. The Cloud sees MVRDV continue its exploration of vertical urbanism...

Architects have for a long time interrogated the possibility of "a city in the sky." With the continual densification of cities, it won't be long before architects, urban planners and city authorities will consider housing a mini-city in a single building the norm and not...

This year will see a new addition in the top 10 list of the world's tallest buildings. The 555 meter tall Lotte World Tower that is currently under construction in Seoul, is set to reach heights never seen before in South Korea. If the architectural visualisation for...

Kenya's architectural profession has continued to transform for the better with excellent projects already done and more earmarked for the future. The Architectural Association of Kenya, in conjunction with Duracoat, has initiated a biennial award scheme aimed at recognizing excellence in architecture for projects designed...

Great devastations always come with them the opportunities for fresh starts. As the first blossoms of spring breathe in life to the different shades of white that characterize winter - so a new and good building can reinvigorate hope after the despair that disasters leave in their...