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 and enveloping architectural experience. This new office, retail and entertainment complex designed by Zaha Hadid...

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...

There are projects that come once in the lifetime of an architect, even great architects - twice or thrice if one’s really lucky. One such project is the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Safdie Architects was approached by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation to develop a competitive...

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...