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
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...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
The River, designed by Sanaa, lets guests see the surrounding nature reserve. Photos courtesy Grace Farms (via Dezeen)
The 83,000-sf The River is five pavillions with space for a sanctuary, library, and gym.
The buildings will sit next to each other, connected with landscaping that will bring in over 100 new trees. Renderings by Encore courtesy Thomas Phifer and Partners
Emphasizing the building’s role in the public sphere, the museum will be accessible from all side...
Renderings courtesy Bakpak Architects (via ArchDaily)
The multifunctional building proposed for Rzeszow, Poland, looks like it was handcrafted on a pot...read more
Adjaye Associates' Ruby City is scheduled to open in 2018. Renderings courtesy Linda Pace Foundation
San Antonio's Ruby City will hold 800 works of art in 10,000 sf of exhibition space.
First Light Resort & Casino. Renderings courtesy Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and JCJ Architecture
The Massachusetts-based tribe has plans for a 150,000-sf casino and 600-room hotel, along with a...read more
Barack and Michelle Obama look at Chicago's skyline. Photo: Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons
Both national and foreign firms will compete for chance to design the Chicago-based Presidential...read more
According to Architizer, references to the region’s aqueous heritage will be made with fountains and a waterfall. Renderings courtesy of FR-EE Fernando Romero Enterprise.
Plans for Mexico City’s elevated park include an amphitheatre and al fresco cafés.
Renderings courtesy Ultramoderne
Dubbed Chicago Horizon, the 3,200-sf structure will feature a chin-height rooftop viewing platfor...read more
A 591-foot tube will connect the observation deck on top of the 376-foot sculpture to the ground. Rendering courtesy London Legacy Development Corporation
The city of London recently approved a proposal to add a slide to the Anish Kapoor- and Cecil Bal...read more
Renderings courtesy National Desert Storm War Memorial
The National Desert Storm Memorial Foundation has a $25 million goal for the project.
The base station is only four minutes from Snøhetta's city center, and a cable car ride up to the Virgolo Cliff wil last only a minute. Renderings by Sonaar, courtesy Snøhetta
In Snøhetta’s design, two cylindrical rings embedded into the existing topography, each at differ...read more
Photo: Unveiling of the new Messner Mountain Museum Corones. All photos courtesy Messner Mountain Museum
The museum, dedicated to legendary mountaineer Reinhold Messner, is embedded within Mount Kronpla...read more
The design, called Theater on the Parade, received 57% of 2,681 votes cast online, beating out Rotterdam-based Ector Hoogstad Architects’ more classical, brick-structured proposal. Renderings courtesy UNStudio
UNStudio’s Theatre on the Parade received nearly three-fifths of votes cast in contest between tw...read more