A rendering of what Masdar City was expected to look like upon its completion as a net-zero city. Credit: Forgemind ArchiMedia, Flickr Creative Commons
The $22 billion experiment, to this point, has produced less than stellar results.
The five million-sf project includes two office towers, a residential tower, retail space, and a...read more
Renderings courtesy Aedas (via ArchDaily)
Mapletree Business City Shanghai and VivoCity Shanghai took home a crown at the International Pro...read more
Rendering courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects (via ArchDaily)
The structure is supported by sets of curved columns that taper to four different base heights....read more
Rendering: Heatherwick Studio (via ArchDaily)
Heatherwick Studio unveiled a 300,000-sm mixed-use project in the Chinese city’s main arts distri...read more
Cantilevered planters will host cedar trees and other plants hundreds of feet above ground. Renderings courtesy Stefano Boeri
Cantilevered planters will host cedar trees and other plants hundreds of feet above ground.
The 79 & Park project will be built next to Stockholm’s Royal National City Park. Renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group
Cascading glass and wooden cubes create a form similar to Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway roc...read more
The ground floor is designed to be publicly accessible, composed mostly of retail and public lobby space. Renderings courtesy of Wiel Arets Architects
The development, Bahrain Bay Tower, will consist of two residential towers connected “by a plinth...read more
Renderings courtesy Bakpak Architects (via ArchDaily)
The multifunctional building proposed for Rzeszow, Poland, looks like it was handcrafted on a pot...read more
The explosive demand for tech office space in and around metropolitan areas has led to creative redevelopment opportunities for Building Teams. The Playa Jefferson complex in Playa Vista, Calif., remade a series of nondescript, low-rise office buildings into state-of-the-art tech space for mature and startup companies. Photo: Benny Chan Fotoworks, courtesy Gensler
In the race for highly coveted tech companies and startups, cities, institutions, and developers...read more
Renderings courtesy Reza Kabul Architects
The 1996 Iconic Tower will be a tribute to the country’s cricket team, which won the World Cup in...read more
The tower is made out of a cluster of 25 rectangular tubes jutting out of the ground at varying heights. Renderings courtesy Atkins
A 1,509-foot skyscraper broke ground on the banks of the Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietna...
A 3,251-sf plaza at the tower’s base will provide a public gathering spot. Renderings courtesy Studio Libeskind
Are pyramids making a comeback? The city of Paris recently approved a triangle-shaped building th...read more
Thames Town in Songjiang imitates a typical English town. Wikipedia lists it is as one of China's many ghost towns. Photo: Huai Chun Hsu/Wikimedia Commons
Cities continue to spring up in the heart of China. Designed to accommodate millions, many are st...read more
Residents of the Porte de Versailles neighborhood, in Paris’ 15th arrondissement where the tower is proposed, claim the tower will overshadow them. Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron
The 590-foot glass pyramid building will include a 120-room hotel, 754,000 sf of office space, an...read more
Renderings courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group
Several levels in the center of the 185-meter tower are shifted outward to allow for terraces wit...read more
The project involves anchoring tankers to the shore as permanent land buildings, designed to accommodate cultural and event spaces, retail, or public parks. Renderings courtesy of Chris Collaris Design.
Four Dutch artists propose transforming tankers into monuments with mixed-use space.
Plans include a mix of market-rate and social housing, a student hotel, urban agriculture, a bus station, e-car hub, and other amenities. Renderings courtesy Michael Green Architecture
“Just as Gustave Eiffel shattered our conception of what was possible a century and a half ago, t...read more
This mixed-use project, which had been delayed for a number of years, is already being touted as mecca for business, colleges, and residents. Rendering courtesy Creative Village Development
The $1 billion Creative Village development will create a business and education hub.
The design submitted by Miami-based Arquitectonica. Rendering courtesy Arquitectonica
Both designs reference the cantilevers and other elements featured in architect Christian de Port...read more
Designers say the tower is inspired by things associated with Miami: fashion, sculpture, and sailboats. Renderings courtesy SHoP Architects
Designing a neighborhood from the ground-up, developers aim to create a dense, walkable district...read more
Alongside the new Suntrust Park in Atlanta will be a 16-story hotel built by Omni Hotels & Resorts. Renderings: Atlanta Braves
The Omni Atlanta Northwest Hotel will feature 16 floors with 260 guest rooms and suites, rooftop...read more
Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyline. Renderings courtesy OMA
Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyl...read more
With a pinnacle height of 1,775 feet, Nordstrom Tower would be one foot shorter than One World Trade Center. Rendering via New York Yimby
The latest renderings of 217 West 57th Street show a tower that would rise higher than the World...read more
Agriculture will be planted in a central tower inside the main structure, so that produce is protected from the harsh desert conditions. Renderings courtesy OXO Architectes
Designers aim to make the 1,476-foot tower sustainable, relying on rainwater collection, solar po...read more
The sprawling 317,460-sf site will host a variety of marine and mountain recreation facilities. Renderings courtesy Planning Korea
Just three miles away from the Olympic stadiums, the hotel will be a hub of its own.
The city constructed from scratch off the Red Sea coast will give its port access to the Suez Canal, reflecting the government’s attempt to diversify its oil-dependent economy by focusing more in its shipping industry. Rendering courtesy of the King Abdullah Economic City.
The new King Abdullah Economic City was conceived to diversify the kingdom's oil-dependent econom...read more
The development will overlook an old harbor in Stockholm's industrial district on the island of Djurgården. Renderings courtesy Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
The four towers, 20 stories each, will be made entirely out of Swedish pine, from frame to façade...
A scene from a sci-fi movie? No, these are the official renderings of the planned Aladdin City in Dubai. Renderings courtesy Dubai Media Office
Planned on 4,000 acres in the Dubai Creek area, the ...read more
Though still an early concept, the architects are confident it would become a reality. Renderings courtesy Kinslow, Keith & Todd.