Architecture firms UNStudio and DA Group have emerged as the winners of a design contest for the new Chungnam Art Museum in Naepo, South Korea. The winning proposal is a zero-energy museum—one of the first of its kind in the country—that would act as a cultural and sustainability hub for the city. The museum proposal’s mission of “art for all” is supported by a design that blends art and technology.
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Flags are some of the most important symbols of our identity.
Standing in marshland at Denmark's Wadden Sea National Park is the striking Marsk Tower.
The historic Knubben harbor bath in Arendal, Norway, will soon undergo a dramatic redesign that's a bit different than a traditional restoration. Design firm Snøhetta has released images of a contemporary and elegant stepped landscape that will breathe new life into the original 1937 design by Ketil Ugland. The original harbor bath has long remained closed but once included public amenities such as a children’s pool, changing facilities, and a 33’ foot diving platform.
On April 5, 2019, the world watched as the famous Notre Dame Cathedral burned in a devastating fire.
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R)
The Swedish city of Västerås will soon be more connected than ever thanks to Bjarke Ingels Group’s latest infrastructure project. Known as the Västerås Travel Center, it will act as a city center as well as a massive transportation hub for the metropolis, uniting the area both physically—with more accessible transit—and symbolically—everything is placed in a contemporary single-roof building.
Late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude had a life-long dream of wrapping the Arc de Triomphe in fabric, with the hope...
It is no secret that the Ancient Greeks left a lasting impact on the world.
A proposal for a hotel resort in Dakar, Senegal, is taking inspiration from the local culture to elegantly integrate with the surrounding landscape of massive baobab trees. Called La Reserve, the design was created by architecture firm SAOTA and has just been named a finalist in the World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2021. The hotel is designed to seamlessly blend into the surrounding landscape instead of trying to compete with the natural beauty of the area.
With a design inspired by a “floating cloud by the sea,” the aptly titled Aranya Cloud Center is a multi-use...
This ambitious design proposal might just become the second tallest tower in Africa.