August 2022

THE LINE, THE FUTURE METROPOLI WITHOUT CARS NOR STREETS IN SAUDI ARABIA

By |2022-08-05T16:09:15+02:00August 4th, 2022|Blog, News, Saudi arabia|

The project is based on the idea of a city surrounded by mirrors, completely efficient and intelligent, without cars or streets in the middle of nowhere. This vast Middle Eastern country has launched one of its most ambitious plans: The Line, a huge linear metropolis 200 meters wide and 170 kilometers long, above sea [...]

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June 2022

THE MUSEUM CENTER IN JYVÄSKYLÄ, FINLAND, WILL BE NAMED AALTO2

By |2022-06-07T16:14:51+02:00June 7th, 2022|Blog, Finland, News|

JYVÄSKYLÄ'S NEW MUSEUM CENTER WILL BE CALLED AALTO2 The name Aalto2 has been chosen for the new museum center being built in the Ruusupuisto district of Jyväskylä, Finland. The name describes two adjacent buildings designed by architect Alvar Aalto: The Alvar Aalto Museum (1971-1973, left) and the Museum of Central Finland (1956-1961, 1991, right). [...]

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June 2019

THE NATIONAL THEATER OF LIMA

By |2019-06-14T13:43:50+02:00June 14th, 2019|Blog, Lima|

Lima has historical theaters of great importance, however, lacked a theater with contemporary dimensions and equipment to receive montages of operas, dance and symphony orchestras with international excellence level. In order to carry out the Gran Teatro Nacional del Perú, the respective studies and the architectural program were made, having as a requirement a [...]

CASABLANCA, ONE OF THE BEST MODELS OF MODERNISM

By |2019-06-13T13:42:22+02:00June 13th, 2019|Blog, Casablanca|

The cohesive core of Casablanca, Morocco, is unmatched by few city centres and shows how modernism can be used to its full potential on a large scale, says recent visitor Aaron Betsky. At the corner, the white box fractures. A bay window at the base, framed with stone, in the floors above turns into [...]

BRIGHT BUILDING MANCHESTER

By |2019-06-12T13:53:03+02:00June 12th, 2019|Blog, Manchester|

The is the new headquarters for CityVerve - Innovate UK’s Internet of Things city demonstrator. The Bright Building is the first building in our masterplan for Manchester Science Park and is home to various tech and start up businesses providing offices, meeting areas, laboratories, restaurant facilities and a gym. Communal spaces occupy the majority [...]

THE 650-FOOT-LONG URBAN VINEYARD IN DOWNTOWN MILAN

By |2019-06-11T14:07:55+02:00June 11th, 2019|Blog, Milan|

Carlo Ratti Associati has won an international competition for Reinventing Cities, with the design of a new research center placed under a 200-meter-long (650-foot-long) vineyard. Situated close to Milan’s Fondazione Prada, the VITAE project will connect the street level to the roof via a seamless footpath, and will contain a new office building and [...]

THE DOMES OF ROMA

By |2019-06-07T13:53:14+02:00June 7th, 2019|Blog, Roma|

With its hundreds of churches, Rome has developed a rich history of domes. Inspired by this heritage, Jakob Straub has photographed the most remarkable domes of this city from the ancient Pantheon to the modern sports stadium of Pier Luigi Nervi. Its neutral perspective, taken looking up from the center of the dome, opens [...]

NEW MEDIA CITY IN THE CENTRE OF ST. PETERSBURG

By |2019-06-05T13:13:18+02:00June 5th, 2019|Blog, Saint Petersburg|

London and Moscow based AI Studio has revealed plans for a new Media City in central Saint Petersburg, Russia. The project will include office spaces for media and other creative industries, as well as the public realm, designed in collaboration with Hyland Edgar Driver. The concept aims to fuse contemporary materials and technology with the site's history, and the [...]

ADUnB CULTURAL CENTER IN BRASÍLIA

By |2019-06-03T13:47:25+02:00June 3rd, 2019|Blog, Brasília|

The ADUnB Cultural Center - Association of Teachers of the University of Brasilia - was the result of a request for proposals for professors of the FAU / UnB and other architects who worked on the campus in 1999. The project was extensive and required that the proposal be will execute in multiple stages. [...]

May 2019

PASEO DEL BAJO HAS BEEN INAUGURATED IN BUENOS AIRES

By |2019-05-30T15:33:18+02:00May 30th, 2019|Blog, Buenos Aires|

This Monday the Paseo del Bajo was officially inaugurated: one of the most awaited -and costly- works of recent times in Buenos Aires. Simultaneously with the actions and initiatives of other countries in addressing urban mobility, the project presented by the government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires in April 2016 aimed to [...]

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