President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. Photo: Public.Resource.Org/Creative Commons.
With experience designing cultural and academic facilities, Williams and Tsien got the nod over o...read more
Rendering courtesy Triptyque Architecture via Inhabitat
The garden would filter as much as 20% of CO2 emissions while also providing a place f...read more
AltaSea's Engagement Center. All renderings courtesy Gensler. Click here to enlarge.
New and renovated facilities will help researchers, educators, and visitors better understand the...read more
The entry portal to the Naval Cemetery Landscape, which converts a former naval cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y., into a vibrant public space that pays tribute to war veterans. Image: Marvel Architects and Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects
The site is one of six where TKF Foundation is studying the relationship between nature, the buil...read more
SkyLine pod. Courtesy of Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond, via ArchDaily.
Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond designed a "gondola" network that will connect the...read more
Diamond Schmitt's Buddy Holly Hall in Lubbock, Texas. Renderings courtesy Diamond Schmitt Architects. Click images to enlarge.
The spacious and versatile complex can hold operas, plays, rock concerts, and conferences.... read more
Dubai Opera House. Rendering courtesy Emaar.
The Opera District will have a 2,000-seat theater and three residential complexes.
Interior view of the vegetation-covered aluminum frame dome. Renderings courtesy Studio Dror. Click here to enlarge.
The aluminum dome, which honors the 50th anniversary of Expo 67, can host events year-round.
National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Rendering courtesy Diamond Schmitt. Click here for larger view.
Renovations, including a new tower, stage, and lounge, will be completed in 2017, the year of Can...read more
Rendering: Hayes Davidson. Click here to enlarge.
The museum consists of four geometric volumes separated by somber and uplifting divisions.
Rendering courtesy © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Among the unique design features is a movable set of structural audience “towers” that allows for...read more
A proposed 300-meter-tall tower, to be located at Dubai's Marina, would offer extreme-sports enthusiasts the chance to scale its heights, rappel its sides, and base jump from three different platforms. Rendering: 10 Design
The design incorporates Everest-like base camps for different skill levels.
Images courtesy PAB Architects. Click images for larger view.
The Senegal City Market project consists of groups of store modules and is expected to expand to...read more
Renderings courtesy OMA
Moveable walls will provide different spatial configurations for events and gatherings, and large...read more
Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. Photo: Jon/Creative Commons.
Directs designers of public buildings to focus on functionality.
The Guest Welcome Center at the Huntsville Botanical Garden in Alabama will include a Great Hall that could hold up to 350 guests. Image: Matheny Goldmon Architecture + Interiors.
The 30,000-sf facility will feature three rental spaces of varying sizes.
Rendering courtesy NYC Parks Department
The piazza replaces an earlier design for the space that called for a bowl-shaped garden.
View of the family gallery planned for the Norton Museum of Art. Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners
The Florida museum is adding gallery space, an auditorium, great hall, and a 20,000-sf garden....
Factory for J57 Mini Sky City, Changsha, China. Photo: BSB
BD+C’s inaugural Game Changers report highlights today’s pacesetting projects, from a pr...read more
Renderings courtesy GWWO, Inc./Architects
The minimalist structure will provide majestic views of the Rocky Mountains for the 600,000-plus...read more
Rendering courtesy of World War One Centennial Commission
Joe Weishaar and sculptor Sabin Howard were selected from among five finalists and over 350 entri...read more
Morphosis' Perot Museum and Studio Gang's WMS Boathouse are among the projects to win AIA's highe...read more
A view of the Chicago skyline from Washington Park, one of the proposed sites of the Barack Obama Presidential Center. Photo: Connie Ma/Creative Commons
ShoP Architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, and Adjaye Associates are among the remaining fir...read more
Architects Kazuyo Sejima and Rue Nishizawa describe their design as “an extension of the park." Renderings courtesy SANAA
After months of deliberation, the Japanese firm ultimately won the tie with Snøhetta.
The Modern Art Center in Vilnius, Lithuania, has a white concrete exterior that references the local materials of the city. Renderings courtesy Studio Libeskind
Located in the national capital of Vilnius, the Modern Art Center will be home to 4,000 works of...read more
The master plan will rejuvenate the former site of the Pittsburgh Penguins' arena. Renderings courtesy BIG
Paths will be carved to create a dialogue between Pittsburgh’s urbanscape and its hilly surroundi...read more
Renderings courtesy of MVRDV
The firm's winning design honors Tainan’s natural landscape and historic role as a marine and fis...read more
Inside the Collectiegebouw, visitors will be able to witness the backstage activity that happens at museums: restoration, transport, and storage of art. Renderings courtesy of MVRDV
Called the Collectiegebouw (Dutch for "collection building"), the building will make public the c...read more
The Lowline would create a vibrant public space in one of the city’s most densely populated neighborhoods. Renderings courtesy Kibum Park/Raad Designs/Flickr
If realized, The Lowline would provide 1.5 acres of green space for the Lower East Side of Manhat...read more
In synch with Charleston's heralded architectural history, the new cladding was made to aesthetically resemble stucco, a material that has been used in the city since the 19th century.
The “new construction” surrounds three sides of the original building, offering both a classic pu...read more