Architecture

June 13, 2024

Abandoned Island in Seoul Will Be Transformed Into Lush Multi-Level Public Park

An uninhabited island in South Korea will be transformed into a lush public park under the guidance of Heatherwick Studio. The renowned architecture firm won a global competition to design Seoul's Nodeul Island with a project called Soundscape. Drawing inspiration from Seoul's mountainous terrain and the patterns created by soundwaves, the project uses different levels to host musical performances and artistic installations across a biodiverse landscape.

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June 3, 2024

Artists Build Ukraine’s Most Beautiful Landmarks With LEGO Bricks for Charity

LEGO bricks have long inspired architecture fans to recreate their favorite buildings from around the world. And while popular monuments such as the Eiffel Tower and the Statute of Liberty are more common among builders, there are more obscure jewels worth being celebrated. UNITED24, a charitable organization raising money in support of Ukraine, has teamed up with LEGO builders from four countries to create models of five iconic Ukrainian landmarks for a project titled #UKRAINEinLEGObricks.

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May 18, 2024

Striking Cable-Stay Bridge is First Proposal to Replace Baltimore’s Collapsed Bridge

On March 26, Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed into the Patapsco River, tragically killing six workers. Now, a month and a half later, we have our first look into one of the proposals for its replacement. It's from a joint effort by Italian design firm Carlo Ratti Associati, international construction firm WeBuild, and French structural engineer Michel Virlogeux.

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