Light-House – Taiwan

    Light-House is located in Hsinchu County, Taiwan. This multi-storied residential building block is designed in consideration of common Taiwanese terrace style houses. This project seeks to rethink the fundamentals of this particular housing model and intends to reinvigorate its underlining idea as “Lian-dong” (describing a continuous housing block) and “Tou-tian” (terrace houses describing…

THE AVENUES – KUWAIT CITY

The Avenues Kuwait City, Kuwait The Avenues is a new retail concept inspired by the great cities of the world, and developed as a collaboration between Gensler’s urban designers, landscape architects, architects, interior and brand designers. This latest phase of comprises six distinct districts, each offering a signature shopping experience. A series of additional district…

New SF towers redefine the skyline and the city

  With 1.4-million square feet of habitable space, spread out among 61 floors, the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco is projected to be the tallest building “West of the Mississippi” topping out at 1,070 feet above ground. (It should be noted that while the top of the spire at the Wilshire Grand in LA will…

THE TOWER AT PNC PLAZA Pittsburgh – USA

THE TOWER AT PNC PLAZA A skyscraper in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, near the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers. It is the corporate headquarters of the PNC Financial Services Group The building, which will host more than 2,000 employees, represents the innovative and pioneering spirit of Pittsburgh and PNC’s commitment to that community. At approximately…

Museum of Socialism, India

  The museum is designed as a gateway to the Jayaprakash Narayan International Convention Centre – still under construction on the next plot – and a huge arched cut-out in the volume’s flank will later frame a view of the centre. via Museum of Socialism, India — buildmarvel

Renewable energy

Renewable energy has long sat like a mirage on the horizon, urging us all to follow the idea, but then moving just out of reach. It sounds wonderful – energy for living generated from clean, sustainable sources tapped by innovative technology. While lots of renewable ideas work in the laboratory, it has been harder to […]…