Henning Larsen builds town hall that bridges a river on the Faroe Islands

The Eysturkommuna Town Hall, designed by Scandinavian firm Henning Larsen, bridges across a river to physically and symbolically connect two formerly separate municipalities on the Faroe Islands. Designed to serve the municipality of Eystur, the town hall is located in the small town of Nordragota on the eastern coast of the Faroe Islands – a self governing archipelago in the North

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Amsterdam opens new metro line with seven stations by Benthem Crouwel Architects

Benthem Crouwel Architects has designed seven new metro stations for the new Noord/Zuidlijn line through Amsterdam, which opened this week. Amsterdammers and tourists alike can now traverse the six mile north-south route through the city in just 15 minutes, 22 years after the project began. Dutch architecture firm Benthem Crouwel Architects has designed seven stations

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Joseph Mercer suggests creating more “feral” London green belt

Royal College of Art graduate Joseph Mercer has proposed building Netherlands-style greenhouses on London’s green belt to intensity food production and allow farmland to be returned to a wilder natural state. Mercer envisions building a series of greenhouses on the Metropolitan Green Belt, a band of countryside that runs around London to control urban growth. As

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David Chipperfield Architects completes pink visitor centre and chapel at Inagawa Cemetery

A pink pigmented concrete building designed by David Chipperfield’s studio for a cemetery in the Japanese town of Inagawa has been captured in photographs by Edmund Sumner. Inagawa Cemetery is situated on a hillside in the Hokusetsu Mountain Range of the Hyogo prefecture, around 25 miles north of Osaka. David Chipperfield Architects developed the visitor and

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Miami parking facility Museum Garage combines several exterior designs

Five architecture studios have contributed facades to this parking garage in Miami Design District, resulting in a mash-up of bold eclectic styles. The seven-storey cast-concrete building, known as Museum Garage, was designed and engineered by Miami studio Tim Haahs with project manager Javier Fernandez. It is located at the intersection of NE First Avenue and NE

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JBAD repurposes shipping container as MicroTower parking attendant booth

This bright red tower in Columbus, Ohio, is constructed from a shipping container turned vertically and serves as a booth for a parking attendant. Designed by local firm Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design (JBAD), the 40-foot-tall (12-metre) tower is intended to act as a landmark for an overlooked part of the city’s downtown area. “This

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UNStudio reveals designs for Amsterdam cable car

Dutch firm UNStudio has revealed designs for a 1,500 metre-long cable car across the across the river IJ in Amsterdam. The cable car would connect the growing residential areas of Amsterdam-West and Amsterdam-Noord in under five minutes. Commissioned by the IJbaan Foundation – a grassroots citizen initiative led by Bas Dekker and Willem Wessels – the new connection is intended to

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Elon Musk’s Chicago tunnel will link downtown and airport in 12 minutes

Elon Musk’s infrastructure firm The Boring Company has revealed plans to bring its super-fast tunnel system to Chicago, where “autonomous electric skates” travelling up to 150 miles per hour will link the city’s Downtown area with O’Hare Airport. The Boring Company’s scheme was selected by the Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) as the winning proposal bidding for the

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Brutalist Preston Bus Station refurbished by John Puttick Associates

John Puttick Associates has completed the renovation of the Grade II-listed Brutalist bus station in Preston, in the north of England. The architects have restored the interiors and updated the layout of the bus station, which was at one time scheduled for demolition. John Puttick Associates was only founded the year before it won the RIBA-organised open

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Boris Johnson backs £15 billion post-Brexit bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland

UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has given his support to another bridge project, this time spanning 14 miles of the Irish Sea. According to a report in the Telegraph, Johnson is “seriously” considering a bridge to link Scotland and Northern Ireland after Brexit, at an estimated cost of £15 billion. The idea garnered initially garnered media

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners unveils plans for five new train stations in Melbourne

Architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Weston Williamson and Hassell have teamed up to design five new metro stations in Melbourne, which will be constructed over the next seven years. The major transport scheme known as the Metro Tunnel Project is intended as a “catalyst for urban renewal” in the city. The collaboration between London-based firms Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and

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Groupe3Architectes wraps Guelmim Airport in a skin of multihued perforated panels

Groupe3Architectes has completed an airport for the city of Guelmim, in Morocco, featuring a light-filtering facade made up of panels of multicoloured metal-mesh. The airport designed by the Rabat-based architecture office, is located on the site of an existing military base around three kilometres north of Guelmim, in southwest Morocco. The city is often referred

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Uber reveals “skyport” proposals for flying taxi services

Stout cylindrical towers that cars can fly inside and stacked landing pods are among the proposals that architects and engineers have imagined for Uber’s fleet of taxi aircrafts, as plans for UberAir push ahead for 2020 launch. Uber unveiled the six prototypes for the uberAIR Skyports at its second annual Elevate summit in Los Angeles this week,

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UNStudio designs major bridge for the Danube river in Budapest

Dutch studio UNStudio has won a competition to create a road, tram, cycle and pedestrian crossing over the Danube in Budapest, Hungary. Ben van Berkel’s studio worked with engineer Buro Happold to design the bridge that will act as a gateway to the city and connect the areas of Ujbuda and Csepel in the south of the city. The

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Foster + Partners presents vision for hyperloop cargo network

British architecture studio Foster + Partners has released a video showing its vision for a high-speed freight-carrying hyperloop named DP World Cargospeed. The Norman Foster-led practice designed the concept in collaboration with ports operator DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One, the transport company that Richard Branson became a major stakeholder in last year. The organisations envision creating an infrastructure network that would

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Robots complete span of 3D-printed bridge for Amsterdam canal

Robots have finished 3D printing the structure of a steel pedestrian bridge devised by technology startup MX3D, which is set to span a canal in Amsterdam. Dutch designer Joris Laarman is working with with Amsterdam-based robotic manufacturing technology start-up to build the 12-metre-long bridge, which will eventually cross a canal in the Dutch capital. Six-axis robots were used to “draw” the

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Hong Kong bridge prepares to open amid fears over structural integrity

Chinese authorities have announced that the 55-kilometre bridge between Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland and Macau is on track to open, despite concerns that parts of the structure have been washed away by the sea. Hong Kong’s Highways Department rebuffed claims that the concrete blocks protecting an artificial island connecting the Hong Kong side of the bridge

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Heatherwick Studio and KPF to design new terminal for Singapore’s Changi Airport

Architects Heatherwick Studio and Kohn Pedersen Fox have been appointed to design a new wing at Singapore’s Changi Airport, which will aim to challenge the “sterility and soullessness” of terminal design. The new terminal will add a passenger capacity of 50 million to one of the busiest airports in the world. There are no renders of the

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SCI-Arc students propose self-growing park and parasitic housing to adapt former LA prison

Dezeen promotion: students at the Southern California Institute of Architecture have suggested ways to transform a former jail in Los Angeles, including a park controlled by artificial intelligence and building models designed by 3D printers. The schemes were designed by the first graduates of LA-based SCI-Arc’s Master of Science in Architectural Technologies – a one-year-long postgraduate

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Twelve Architects reveals plans for Siberian airport with tented roof

Pitched roof elements reference traditional reindeer herder tents in Twelve Architects’ design for Novy Urengoy Airport, in Russia. The London-based architecture practice has secured the contract to redevelop the airport near Novy Urengoy, in north-west Siberia. According to the practice pointed roofs and vaulted interiors will echo the shape of the traditional tent, called a

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Grimshaw leads design of new $1.4 billion terminal at Newark Airport

Architecture firm Grimshaw has announced its involvement in building a new Terminal One at Newark Airport, which serves New York City. Grimshaw is acting as lead design architect for the project at Newark Liberty International Airport, which the global firm described as “the largest transportation infrastructure design-build contract in New Jersey state history”. Working with

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Grimshaw creates curved mirrored ceiling inside Toronto metro station

Grimshaw Architects has completed the latest station for the expanded Toronto subway system, with a huge curved roof that swoops down to form walls and is covered in mirrors underneath. Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC) Station acts as the new terminus of the Toronto Transit Commission’s 1 train line, which was recently extended north. Designed by global firm

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Zaha Hadid Architects to design Mumbai’s new international airport

Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design a major new international airport for Mumbai, India. The London-based architecture firm are charged with creating a new airport terminal and air-traffic-control tower for the city, which is the largest in India. Proposed for the township of Navi Mumbai, the airport was commissioned because Mumbai’s existing Chhatrapati Shivaji

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Haptic and Nordic to build “sustainable city of the future” at Oslo airport

Haptic Architects and Nordic Office of Architecture have released plans for a city next to Oslo Airport that is to be completely powered by self-produced energy and served by driverless electric vehicles.  The practices are masterplanning Oslo Airport City (OAC) for a 370-hectare site beside the airport – which was recently extended by Nordic Office of

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Modular anti-terror barriers adopted at Premier League football stadiums

A modular barrier system that can be assembled in under an hour to protect fans from vehicle-led terrorist attacks has been installed at Burnley and Manchester United football stadiums. UK engineering firm ATG Access created the Surface Guard system as a lightweight, temporary alternative to traditional barriers made from concrete or steel blocks. The reinforced-metal

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Liverpool to introduce building height cap in bid to save World Heritage status

Liverpool plans to clamp down on tall towers after controversial plans to build a pair of high-rise blocks facing the River Mersey threatened the UNESCO World Heritage status of the English city. The council and preservation body Historic England, have drawn up an action plan to rescue the city from being scrapped from the register, which denotes sites of significant historical

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Zaha Hadid Architects proposes pedestrianising London

Zaha Hadid Architects has proposed creating a network of pedestrian routes across London to reintroduce walking as a viable form of transport in the city. The research initiative named Walkable London suggests building on the plans to make Oxford Street a car-free zone, creating a pedestrian network that would become “an integral part of the city’s transport infrastructure.” The proposal

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company receives go-ahead to start DC to NYC Hyperloop tunnel

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has been given written permission to begin digging a transportation tunnel in Washington DC, which could eventually facilitate a 29-minute journey between the capital and New York City. Musk’s infrastructure firm The Boring Company now has the paperwork to start work on a Hyperloop transport link in the US Northeast, after receiving

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Eurotunnel “very interested” in Boris bridge between England and France

The French operator of the Channel Tunnel has given the Boris bridge proposal a boast, by writing a letter to the UK prime minster in support of a second permanent connection between England and France. In a letter seen by the Telegraph, the chief executive of Eurotunnel Jacques Gounon, said that he was “very interested” in the

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Miller Hull clads Washington fire station in red cedar and black metal

American firm The Miller Hull Partnership has completed a firehouse in the Pacific Northwest with large bi-fold glass doors that enable a quick exit for emergency trucks. The Mercer Island Fire Station 92 is located on a small island directly east of Seattle. The two-storey building replaces an older station built in 1962 that was

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UNStudio unveils plans for Gothenburg cable car

Dutch office UNStudio has designed a cable car system for Gothenburg that will be supported by a network of latticed towers based on shipyard cranes. BIG, Wilkinson Eyre and White Arkitekter also submitted proposals for the aerial transport system, but it was UNStudio that won with its a contemporary spin on the city’s industrial past. “The design of

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Gensler and Reebok reimagine US gas stations as gyms

Architecture practice Gensler and footwear giant Reebok have revealed a concept to convert American petrol stations into fitness centres that generate energy. With the goal of creating a country where a gym and restaurant are always within a few miles away, the concept focuses on three different types of US gas stations. “Each concept is tailored to

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Grimshaw and Wilkinson Eyre appointed to design HS2 stations

Grimshaw Architects and Wilkinson Eyre have been selected, alongside engineers Arup and WSP, to design stations in Birmingham and London for the high-speed rail network HS2 . Grimshaw Architects will work with WSP’s UK office to create a station for HS2 services at Birmingham Curzon Street, while Wilkinson Eyre and Arup will design the Birmingham Interchange station. Grimshaw Architects and Arup

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CF Møller and Reiulf Ramstad unveil plans for plant-covered tower in Oslo

CF Møller Architects and Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter have teamed up to design a tower at Oslo’s central station, which will have a telescopic form to facilitate plant-covered terraces. Named Nordic Light, the building will contain a concourse for travellers in its base and offices above. At 110 meters high, the tower will echo the height of

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Mecanoo completes modern Palace of Justice in historic Córdoba

Mecanoo’s vast law courts in the Spanish city of Córdoba features cut-out courtyards and golden details, in reference to the city’s medieval history. The Dutch architecture studio collaborated with local engineering firm Ayesa to design the 48,000-square-metre Palace of Justice as a new civic centre for the area. Along with a courthouse containing 26 courtrooms, the six-storey

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Carlo Ratti unveils smart road system complete with on-demand drone swarms

Italian architect Carlo Ratti has unveiled a concept for a smart road system, which would feature swarms of drones that deliver first aid, monitor traffic and detect accidents. The scheme was designed as part of a €30 million proposal by highways company ANAS, presented in late December 2017, to develop a new smart road infrastructure around Italy’s roads in preparation

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Tree-like forms define COBE’s electric car charging stations

Danish architecture firm COBE has designed a concept for a modular electric car charging station, which is set to be built across Scandinavia. Designed in collaboration with Clever, a Danish company that specialises in charging solutions, the first of the stations will open in the Fredericia municipality of Denmark this summer. The stations will then

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Politicians back proposed bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland

The Democratic Unionist Party has backed a crossing between Northern Ireland and Scotland, proposed in response to Boris Johnson’s suggestion to build a bridge between Britain and France. A bridge across the Irish Sea was proposed by Scottish architect Alan Dunlop as a direct response to the “Boris Bridge” suggested by the UK’s foreign secretary, which would see a 22-mile-long

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Boris Johnson proposes 22-mile bridge to link England and France

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has proposed building a massive bridge across the English Channel, which would see a second link created between Britain and France. The idea for the 22-mile-long Channel Bridge was reportedly put forward during an Anglo-French summit that took place on 18 January 2018. During the meeting, which was called to discuss

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World’s longest glass-bottomed suspension bridge has an intentional wobble

A deliberate sway is designed to unnerve visitors to this 488-metre-long bridge in China’s Hebei province, which has an entirely glazed walkway so they can also admire the 218-metre drop. The Hongyagu suspension bridge spans the gap between two cliffs in the Hongyagu Scenic Area. Made of 1,077 panels of 4-centimetre-thick glass and supported by cables that weigh

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BIG unveils scheme to protect San Francisco creek from flooding

Danish firm BIG has developed a proposal to protect a creek in San Francisco Bay from flooding caused by climate change, which includes building floating villages connected by ferries, a red-hued cycle route, and a highway for autonomous vehicles. BIG developed the scheme with One Architecture + Urbanism (ONE) and Sherwood Design Engineers (Sherwood) as part of

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Raised stepping stones allow Dutch bridge to remain accessible during a flood

Rising water levels don’t cause many problems for this bridge in the Dutch city of Nijmegen – it can still be accessed even when the path on either side is flooded, thanks to a series of concrete stepping stones. Next Architects and H+N+S Landscape Architects teamed up on the design of Zalige Bridge, which forms part of

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CF Møller’s hybrid flood defences will create new nature park in Denmark

A flood defence system devised by CF Møller in central Denmark will combine urban planning, climate change adaption and nature conservation. Described by the Scandinavian architecture firm as an “architectural multi-tool”, the Storkeengen is designed to protect the nearby town of Randers from floods and transform the nearby fields into a wetland nature park. A raised boardwalk

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Costs soar to $33 billion for Trump’s US-Mexico border wall

The controversy surrounding US president Donald Trump’s wall between the US and Mexico continues, as updated plans bring the predicted cost to $33 billion, while a petition has been launched to designate the eight construction prototypes as a national monument. Updates to the US-Mexico border wall proposal include a 316-mile-long extension to the existing 654-mile barrier, as

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Wind farms and man-made island in the North Sea could help Europe meet renewable energy targets

A man-made island surrounded by wind farms in the middle of the North Sea could help bring large-scale renewable energy to Europe by 2050. Dutch energy company TenneT claims its plans for the North Sea Wind Power Hub has the potential to supply 70 to 100 million Europeans with renewable energy in just over 30

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Will Alsop designs two colourful metro stations for Toronto’s expanded subway

British architect Will Alsop has created metro stations in Toronto’s Pioneer Village and Finch West neighbourhoods, as part of an initiative to create more public transit options in the wider metropolitan area. The two stations form part of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project, which extends Toronto’s subway system through to York, a municipality in

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Oil-spill recovery unit in Finland is illuminated by angled clerestory window 

Alt Arkkitehdit has completed a bright red storage shed for oil-spill equipment in northern Finland, featuring a full-width clerestory window that projects from the facade to protect it from damage by forklift trucks. The oil-spill recovery unit is situated in the Kello district to the north of the city of Oulu, and was designed by local

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Brooks + Scarpa drapes wavy metal screen over Seattle transit station

California architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa has wrapped a Seattle transit facility in an undulated, blue aluminium screen that was influenced by a dance performance. The Angle Lake Transit Station and Plaza is located on a seven-acre (2.8-hectare) site in the city’s SeaTac neighbourhood. It serves as a stop along an elevated light rail line that

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Urban-Think Tank develops low-cost housing for South African slum

Urban-Think Tank has completed the next phase of its Empower Shack project, bringing safe low-cost housing to residents of South Africa’s informal settlements. The design strategy collective first started studying Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s second largest township, in 2012 and designed and built the first four prototypes alternative slum housing two years later. This year Urban-Think Tank added

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VeloCity wins ideas competition for development of Oxford and Cambridge region

An all-female team has won a contest seeking ideas for how the UK government could instigate growth in the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford corridor, with plans to revitalise six villages by adding housing, and a network of cycling and pedestrian routes. The team of architects, planners and engineers comprises Jennifer Ross of Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, Sarah Featherstone of

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Sydney’s Sirius building goes on sale for £75 million amid heritage register controversy

One of Sydney’s finest examples of brutalist architecture has been put on sale for £75 million by the New South Wales government, despite new evidence that shows the building may already be heritage listed. The decision to sell the Sirius building comes after the New South Wales (NSW) government decided to not include it on the State Heritage Register,

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Foster + Partners to add “missing piece” to Rogers’ Marseille airport extension

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to add a glazed terminal building to Marseille Provence Airport, which will link the 1990s extension designed by Richard Rogers with the original 1960s building. London-based Foster + Partners beat Rogers’ firm, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, to win the contract for the extension. Set to be completed in two phases, the works

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Allies and Morrison challenges “identikit urbanism” with masterplan for new city in Oman

British firm Allies and Morrison has designed a new city for Middle Eastern country Oman, which will transform a desert valley into a 624-hectare urban centre over the next 30 years. Allies and Morrison wants to challenge “identikit urbanism” with its masterplan for Madinat Al Irfan. The aim is to create “a place that feels as if it has always

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First photos emerge of tiered tower built by Renzo Piano to house Paris law courts

Work has completed on Tribunal de Paris – a tiered skyscraper, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano to become the largest law complex in Europe. Comprising a series of stacked glass volumes, the building will bring together the various activities of the French capital’s judiciary system, which had previously been scattered about the city. It is not set to open

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UNStudio plans extension to Georgia airport just four years after completing it

Dutch firm UNStudio has unveiled plans for a “user-oriented” extension to its Kutaisi International Airport terminal in Georgia, featuring a rooftop plaza.  The Ben van Berkel-led firm completed the terminal building in 2013. Just four years later, the Amsterdam-based studio was asked to design a large extension, to cater to the airport’s rapidly growing number of passengers. Passengers using the

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Waugh Thistleton completes cemetery buildings with rammed-earth walls

Waugh Thistleton has added a pair of new prayer halls to a Jewish cemetery in the English county of Hertfordshire, which feature rammed-earth walls constructed using soil taken from the site. The London architecture office was invited to oversee the expansion of Bushey Cemetery, which is located in the capital’s greenbelt and is the UK’s

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Restored floodgates by Studio Roosegaarde reflect the headlights of passing cars

Studio Roosegaarde has restored a set of flood defences in the Netherlands, impregnating the floodgates with a new retro-reflective material that glows in the headlights of oncoming cars. The Gates of Light are the permanent part of the Icoon Afsluitdijk exhibition on a 32-kilometre dike, along with two temporary installations that will run from November to

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Combas uses natural stone to build “warm and robust” juvenile detention facility in Marseilles

This detention centre for minors in Marseilles offers an alternative to oppressive prison architecture through its muted material palette of natural stone and board-marked concrete. Nice-based architecture office Combas was responsible for designing the facility in the Chutes Lavie neighbourhood of Marseille’s 13th arrondissement. The studio was selected for the project following a competition organised

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Black-stained barn built by Macdonald Wright Architects at Caring Wood country house

Macdonald Wright Architects has added a barn clad in black-stained boards to Caring Wood – a Kent country villa that is vying to be named the UK’s House of the Year. Corvid Barn was erected close to Caring Wood house, which the London-based firm worked on with Niall Maxwell of Welsh studio Rural Office for Architecture.

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Cards Against Humanity buys land on US-Mexico border to fight Trump’s wall

The creators of adult game Cards Against Humanity have purchased a vacant plot along America’s southern border, in the hopes of preventing the controversial wall the country’s president Donald Trump is planning to build. The team made the purchase, and hired a lawyer that specialises in preventing the state from taking private land for public

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Manhattan vehicle attack prompts call for better bike lane and pedestrian protection

New York City must provide better protection for cyclists and pedestrians in areas close to busy roads, says a local transportation think tank, following Tuesday’s terrorist attack that killed eight. Transportation Alternatives deputy director Caroline Samponaro said the fatal incident, when a motorist drove onto the popular Hudson River Greenway and knocked down 18 people, could

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World’s first 3D-printed concrete bridge opens in the Netherlands

The first 3D-printed concrete bridge has been completed in the Netherlands as a crossing for cyclists, but construction company BAM Infra claims it could take the weight of 40 lorries. Made from pre-fabricated concrete blocks 3D-printed by robots, the 8-metre-long bridge forms part of a new ring-road being constructed around Gemert in the Dutch province of Brabant. The

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Saudi Arabia to invest $500 billion in fully automated city spanning three countries

Robots may outnumber humans in a new pioneering city billed by Saudi Arabia as “a new blueprint for sustainable life”, which would be entirely powered by renewable energy, and served by driverless vehicles and vertical farms. The city called Neom is to span an area of 26,500 square kilometres, stretching across the borders of northwest Saudi Arabia into Jordan and

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Trump wall prototypes pop up near US-Mexico border

Portions of eight proposed designs for the wall that President Donald Trump wants to construct along the US-Mexico border are to be tested over the coming months. The prototypes, all measuring 30 feet (9.1 metres) tall, have been constructed at a site close to the existing border fence south of San Diego, California. Starting next

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London’s brutalist Welbeck Street car park could be saved with alternative design by JAA

Architecture firm JAA has developed a proposal that would see a celebrated brutalist car park in London preserved – rather than demolished to build a new hotel. The speculative scheme is being offered as an alternative to Westminister Council’s plans to demolish Welbeck Street car park, to make way for a hotel designed by Eric Parry

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Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to create high-tech “future city” on Toronto waterfront

Google’s parent company Alphabet has revealed plans to build a new district along the eastern waterfront of Toronto, which will use cutting-edge technology to pioneer a model for future urban developments. Unveiled earlier this week, Sidewalk Toronto is the brainchild of Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs. The company responded to an open call from Waterfront Toronto, which was seeking a partner to contribute

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Exhibition Road accident shows it’s “time to review shared space”, says Labour MP Emma Dent Coad

“Shared space” streets have been called into question after a taxi ploughed into museum-goers on Exhibition Road, a broad boulevard shared by pedestrians and vehicles in London’s South Kensington. The driver of a Toyota Prius veered into a crowd of visitors in South Kensington’s semi-pedestrianised road on Saturday 7 October, injuring 11 people. Nine of the

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Richard Meier’s Cittadella Bridge separates traffic and pedestrians as they cross an Italian river

American architect Richard Meier has completed an arching single-span bridge across a river in the Italian city of Alessandria, which provides lanes for traffic and pedestrians separated by a central void. The 185-metre-long Cittadella Bridge connecting the city in northwest Italy with the 18th-century citadel on the opposite bank of the Tanaro River is the

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Winning design chosen for Norwegian government headquarters following 2011 terrorist attack

Haptic and Nordic Office of Architecture have won the competition to redesign the Norwegian government headquarters after it was damaged during a fatal terrorist attack six years ago. The winning proposal called Adapt was developed by Nordic Office of Architecture and Haptic under the same Team Urbis. The architects are working with engineering firm Ramboll, landscape studios SLA and Bjørbekk & Lindheim, and consultants Asplan Viak, COWI, Aas-Jacobsen, Per Rasmussen,

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Bjarke Ingels proposes Mars simulation city for Dubai in race for space colonisation

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has revealed designs for the Mars Science City, which will operate as a space simulation campus near Dubai where scientists will work on “humanity’s march into space”. Ingels’ plans show four geodesic domes enveloping the Mars Science City, which will cover 17.5 hectares of desert outside Dubai – making it the largest space simulation city

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