Gare do Oriente Station

  For today’s feature we travel to Europe, specifically to the Iberian Peninsula. In all actuality to one of the oldest countries in Europe that is always overlooked for travel because of their neighbors.       Welcome to Lisbon, Portugal and the Gare do Oriente Station. The station serves as a transportation hub for subways,…

Sydney Opera House, Australia

Sydney Opera House, Australia The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century’s most famous and distinctive buildings. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon’s 1957 selection as winner of an international design competition. The government of…

The Qiyun Mountain Tree House – China

The Qiyun Mountain Tree House is located in the region of Xiuning County which is 33 kilometres south of Huangshan City, Anhui Province. As a part of the Qiyun Mountain Scenic Area, the tree house is surrounded by a sea of red cedars.     The 11-metre-tall tree house is of the same height as…

Veranda on a Roof – India

Located on the roof of a 12 storey building of a duplex apartment, this space was conceptualized as a ‘Veranda’. (Hindi meaning: A transitional space between public and private area or, between a house and a street). A concept, which conjures up an image of a welcoming social space meant for all. Traditionally, verandas have…

The construction of HL23

HL23 as it is called is a 14-story, 42,395-sf ultra-luxury residential building. In total, the project creates 11 condominium units,3,585 sf of ground floor space and boosts an elevated garden area. The floor plate of the building is smaller at the base than at the top. What makes the building unique is the existing elevated…