Hearst Tower Won the 2008 International Highrise Award

Hearst Tower is 46-storey extension above an existing six-storey Art Deco building located in New York. Completed in 2006, the tower was designed by Norman+ Forster and achieved LEED certification with gold rating. During a ceremony in the Frankfurt Paulskirche…

The Atrium Residential Tower in Dubai

The latest residential tower sited at Dubai Waterfront named ‘The Atrium’ is expected for completion in 2013. The tower will stand at 278 metres and has 68 floors above the ground and 3 floor under the ground. Designed by American…

Alpine Capsule Compact Mountain Living Unit

Designed by London-based architect Ross Lovegrove, the Alpine Capsule will be presented at Alta Badia, Italy, in December. This mountain living unit has a diameter of eight metres, and constructed with acrylic and a reflective coating that offers 360 degree…

Aerohotel by Alexander Asadov

Russian based architect Alexander Asadov offers deconstructivist concept called ‘Aerohotel’ that can be implemented anywhere in the world from reservoirs to oceans. Covering 200 m wide, the floating Aerohotel hotel supported by three ‘arms’ and mix the function of hotel,…

ALA’s Sundsvall Theatre in Sweden

ALA won ‘honorary mention’ from a competition to design the Sundsvall Theatre in Sweden. The project covering 9000 m2 area and sited at Pictouresque rivershore on the edge of the square block city next to a highway.

Emerald Plaza with Passive Cooling

The Emerald Plaza is designed by Emergent Architecture. Located in UAE, this plaza is dedicated as urban space that solve the hot environment problem with passive cooling. As described by the architect, this project is a network of three elements…