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Galaxy SOHO: A Stunning Urban Landscape by Zaha Hadid Architects

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At the heart of Beijing, four volumes coalesce to create an internal world of flowing open spaces – a reinterpretation of the classic Chinese courtyard that succeeds in imbuing an immersive…

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Nadir Afonso Contemporary Art Museum by Álvaro Siza Vieira: A Geometric Exploration into Mathematical Art

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Nadir Afonso, an artist of Portuguese descent, was famously known for his geometric-based aesthetics in his paintings and art pieces. Most of them are now displayed in great museums around…

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Mexico’s Torre Reforma by LBR + A is A Sharp Convergence of Two Concrete Facades

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Overlooking the 686-hectare Chapultepec Park is a three-sided 57-storey skyscraper situated on Paseo de la Reforma Avenue in Mexico City. Around it, a metropolitan bursting with growth and a lot…

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World Trade Centre Transportation Hub: Santiago Calatrava’s Metaphor of a Bird Rising from the Ashes of a Sacred Site

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The World Trade Centre Transportation Hub may as well be the most important architectural project by Spanish starchitect Santiago Calatrava. The design that was unveiled in January of 2004 brought with…

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Cafe Zero, a Clean and Careful Visual of a Modern Staff Dining Space

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For a purely need-based space, the members of staff in this pharmaceutical factory in Punjab, India enjoy a luxurious layout of intricate design alongside their meals. It is a comfortable…

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Bombay Sapphire Distillery: Heatherwick Studio Give a New Lease of Life to a Derelict Site in Laverstoke

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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…

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Szczecin Philharmonic Hall by Barozzi Veiga: A Building Worthy of the Mies van der Rohe Award

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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…

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Emerging from the Landscape is the Undulating Harbin Opera House by MAD Architects

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Back in the 19th Century, Polish immigrants arrived in plenty in Harbin, China, to build the Chinese Eastern Railway that would connect the country to the Trans-Siberian Railway. With that,…

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