Cavernous Budapest metro stations feature concrete lattice overhead

Criss-crossing concrete beams brace the excavated walls of two new stations that have been added to the metro network in Budapest by local studio Spora Architects. The stations developed by Spora Architects are among ten that will be added along the Hungarian city’s new 7.34-kilometre M4 metro line, which connects the city’s South-Buda district with the […]
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Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge will require groups of eight or more to “request a formal visit”

News: groups of eight people or more will have to apply for permission to cross Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge in London in a move to discourage “protest groups” from occupying the structure. Lambeth Council – one of two London boroughs responsible for whether the Garden Bridge gets built – granted planning permission for construction last […]

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Assen Station redesign by Powerhouse Company and De Zwarte Hond to feature triangular roof

News: Dutch studios Powerhouse Company and De Zwarte Hond have won a competition to redesign the railway station in Assen, north-east Netherlands, with plans for a structure with a triangular latticed roof. Powerhouse Company and De Zwarte Hond, collectively known as Team A, were selected ahead of four other firms to create the new transport […]

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COBE team trumps Kengo Kuma in Danish railway station contest

News: a team led by Danish architecture firm COBE has seen off competition from three firms to land the commission for a new railway interchange in Køge, a town 28 miles south of Copenhagen. COBE worked with architecture studio Dissing+Weitling and engineer COWI on the competition-winning proposal for Køge North Station, beating Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, French firm […]

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Grimshaw’s Fulton Center welcomes first New York subway commuters

News: the first commuters have travelled through Grimshaw’s newly completed New York subway station and retail space, the Fulton Center. Grimshaw’s new Lower Manhattan transit hub connects eleven New York City subway lines and the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) trains that serve the state of New Jersey. The Fulton Center, which opened to the public yesterday, […]

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Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge soars over first planning hurdle

News: Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge across the River Thames in London has moved a step closer towards construction, after receiving approval from the first of two local councils. The proposed 367-metre bridge set to span the river between the South Bank and Covent Garden was granted planning permission by Lambeth Council by five votes to […]

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CHROFI completes concrete and stone sheds for forestry workers

The concrete roofs of two agricultural sheds by Sydney studio CHROFI jut out of stone and gravel banks in a clearing cut into a forest in eastern Australia (+ slideshow). CHROFI designed the two structures, called Lune de Sang Sheds, within a sustainably managed forest in New South Wales. The forest is made up of […]

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Dhaka’s first metro line will be designed by John McAslan + Partners

News: British architecture firm John McAslan + Partners has won an international competition to design a new metro line for Dhaka, which will stretch 12 miles across the city. John McAslan + Partners will design sixteen elevated stations for the over-head line, which is part of a $3 billion (£2 billion) project to improve infrastructure in Dhaka, […]

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OMA and Olin win competition to design garden bridge for Washington DC

News: Rem Koolhaas’ firm OMA has teamed up with American landscape architecture studio Olin to create the winning design for the 11th Street Bridge Park – a raised garden spanning Washington DC’s Anacostia River (+ slideshow). Netherlands-based OMA and Olin beat three other design teams to win a government-supported competition to design a bridge that […]

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Henning Larsen Architects to design train station for new Danish town

News: Henning Larsen Architects has won a bid to design a train station for the new sustainably-designed city of Vinge, in a rural area outside Copenhagen (+ slideshow). Danish studio Henning Larssen has won an architecture competition to design an S-train station that will form the main transport hub in the centre of Vinge, the 350-hectare future […]

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Marc Mimram designs “delicate pleated roof” for Montpellier’s new TGV station

News: French architect Marc Mimram has been selected to create a new train station in Montpellier – a building that will bridge over the railway line and feature an intricate pleated roof (+ slideshow). Marc Mimram’s Paris-based architecture and engineering firm will create the 3,500-square-metre station for TGV, France’s high-speed rail network, in the Odysséum district […]

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Miralles Tagliabue and Elizabeth de Portzamparc to design new Paris metro stations

News: architects have been selected for two of three new “iconic” train stations in Paris that will be built as part of the Grand Paris Express ring-route rail project. The Spanish architecture firm EMBT founded by Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue will design the Clichy-Montfermeil station in collaboration with French architects and engineers Bordas + Peiro, […]

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13 projects that could change the face of London

Following the unveiling of a floating cycle path proposed for the River Thames, we’ve collected together 13 controversial projects from the pages of Dezeen that could transform London. Fuelled by rising levels of investment by developers, a need to house a growing population and the necessity to improve infrastructure, London is rapidly evolving. The proposals below […]

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Arhitektura d.o.o. designs minimalist Ribja Brv Footbridge in the centre of Ljubljana

Slovenian studio Arhitektura d.o.o. has designed a footbridge in Ljubljana to be as minimal and transparent as possible, in order to maintain focus on the surrounding architecture (+ slideshow). Ribja Brv Footbridge by Arhitektura d.o.o. connects two squares on either side of Ljubljanica river in the centre of the capital, and occupies a stretch between […]

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COBE and Lunden win competition to design new transport hub for Finland’s second city

News: a team comprising Danish architects COBE and Finnish firm Lundén Architecture has won a competition to design a new transport centre for Tampere, Finland’s second-largest city. A team led by COBE and Lundén Architecture in collaboration with Ramboll Finland and Newsec has won an invited design competition for the Tampere Travel and Service Centre, […]

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Floating cycle path proposed for London’s River Thames

News: a proposal for a new east-west cycleway that would float on the River Thames has been unveiled by a consortium of architects, artists and engineers formed to promote the development of better cycling links in London. The Thames Deckway aims to provide a solution to the British capital’s “deep-seated traffic and pollution problems”. Proposed for a […]

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