Belatchew Arkitekter has, on behalf of Swedish real estate developer Sveafastigheter Utveckling, designed Discus, a new landmark high rise in central Nacka; a booming part of the Stockholm metropolitan area in Sweden. Discus is a new landmark building in Nacka City, which with its characteristic irregular...

Via 57 West is set to be BIG’s inaugural project in New York. As a hybrid between the European perimeter block and a traditional Manhattan high-rise, the development has a unique shape which combines the advantages of both: the compactness and efficiency of a courtyard building providing density, a...

Tudor Apartments is a high-rise residential project consisting of 14 intimate apartments in Tudor Creek, Mombasa. Enveloped in a mashrabiya structural shell, the building is distinctive in its creative design – ensuring privacy and optimizing natural ventilation and lighting. © Javier Callejas Urko Sanchez Architects took 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...

The Yongsan International Business District (YIBD) Project R6 is a massive exploration of how far you can go when pulling building layers in opposing directions. The project is a single skyscraper of the YIBD master-plan developed by architect Daniel Libeskind and scheduled to feature several other towers...

Elite architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group was called to propose a mixed-use development at the intersection of Howe and Beach streets in downtown Vancouver. Canada's premier real estate developer Westbank, had in mind a development that would feature residential units that sat on a state-of-the-art...