Architecture


November 20, 2018

Sydney Fish Market Gets Sustainable Makeover Thank to Danish Design

With a location change and revamped design, the Sydney Fish Market is looking to make its mark as a new foodie destination. Danish architecture firm 3XN won a competition to create the new market with a sustainable design that will create a new focal point on Sydney Harbour. Its stunning, undulating roof ebbs and flows like the waves of the sea, creating an organic form that recalls the environment.

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November 12, 2018

Shanghai Hotel Submerged in Abandoned Quarry Opens to the Public

Over a decade after it was originally conceived, the ambitious InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel is opening to the public. Located in an abandoned quarry in Songjiang, about 30 miles from the city center, the 337 room hotel features panoramic views and several floors that are submerged underwater. After years of delays, design and engineering modifications allowed construction to go ahead on this one of a kind hotel.

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November 4, 2018

Vibrant Photos Immortalize Antoni Gaudí’s Colorful ‘El Capricho’ in Spain

While most of architect Antoni Gaudí‘s masterpieces are found in Catalonia, there is one precious gem that is located in northern Spain. El Capricho is an incredible villa that was built by Gaudí between 1883 and 1885 as the summer residence for a wealthy patron. Also known as the Villa Quijano, the vibrant building is a wonderful example of his early work.

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