The Burj Al-Taqa Energy Tower (Zero Emission)

The Burj Al-Taqa Energy Tower in Dubai will be the first zero emission tower in the world. Designed by Deutsch architects, Eckhard Gerber, this tower utilizes sun, wind, and water as energy resource. The 68-story tower is 322 meter high…

The Modern Wing for the Art Institute of Chicago

Scheduled to open to the public in 2009, the Modern Wing for the Art Institute of Chicago is already topping out. As described on its engineering page, the Modern Wing is dedicated to the Art Institute`s modern and contemporary collections:…

Beach Road Singapore by Norman Foster

Located between the Marina Center and the Civic District in Singapore, the Beach Road designed and developed as a mixed-use area at a 150,000 sqm. Its most unique element is the canopy`s form and structure that filtering sunlight to deliver…

The Beijing National Aquatic Centre

Designed by CSCEC International Design and Peddle Thorp Walker (PTW), The 100,000 sqm Beijing National Aquatic Centre is located alongside the Bird Nest Stadium in the Olympic Green Area. This Water Cube is prepared to be opened for the 2008…

David Chipperfield Won RIBA Stirling Prize for The First Time

The Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach am Neckar, Germany, won the RIBA Stirling Prize for architecture. The museum was designed by David Chipperfield Architects and chosen among other five competitors including America’s Cup Building, Valencia, Spain; Casa da Musica,…

Fatcs of Frank Gehry Architect

(Photo www.edinburgharchitecture.co.uk) Frank Gehry was born in February 28, 1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He moved to California in 1947. He worked for Wdton Becket & Associates (1957-1968) and Victor Gruen (1968-1961) in Los Angeles, as well as for Andre…