Cantina Antinori Winery / Archea Associati

Cantina Antinori Winery By Archea Associati-02-Pietro Savorelli

The Antinori winery in Bargino, designed by Archea Associati, lies in the hilly wine country around Chianti, halfway between Florence and Siena. Wineries play an important part in local social and cultural life and one of the express aims of this project was to make the most of this setting, creating a building that was not only part of the physical surrounds, but also hard to differentiate from them…

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Lanyang Museum / Artech Architects

Lanyang Museum By Artech Architects-04-Jeffrey Cheng

Designed by Kris Yao, Taiwanese architect the founder and head architect at Artech Architects in Taipei and Shanghai. located at the former Wushi Habor in Yilan, the exterior of Lanyang Museum draws inspiration from the “cuesta” style unique to this area, where the land slopes away from a steep-faced cliff. The themes of the permanent exhibition, Yilan’s “mountains, plain, and ocean” are arranged from the top floor down, and explain the history, culture, and natural resources of Yilan…

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Perth Arena / ARM architecture + CCN Group

Perth Arena By ARM architecture & CCN Group-01-Greg Hocking

Perth Arena is an entertainment and sporting arena in the city centre of Perth, Western Australia. The project was a joint venture between ARM Architecture & Cameron Chisholm Nicol. With its design based on the Eternity puzzle, the venue will hold up to 13,910 spectators for tennis events, 14,846 for basketball and a maximum of 15,500 for concerts. The venue has a retractable roof, 36 luxury appointed corporate suites, a 680-bay underground car park, 5 dedicated function spaces, and touring trucks can drive directly onto the arena floor…

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Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel Iceland / Minarc Architect

Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel Iceland By Minarc Architect-01-Ion Hotel

Designed by Minarc, this piece of architecture is built using a prefab “panelized building system” with furniture created from local natural and recycled materials. This is more than a hotel, it is an experience and its facilities and location make it the perfect choice for a single-centre short break whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation or a combination of both…

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Richmond Football Club Punt Road Oval Redevelopment / Suters Architects

Richmond Football Club Punt Road Oval Redevelopment By Suters Architects-02-Emma Cross

The Richmond Football Club, Punt Road Oval redevelopment for Richmond Football Club is an elite, multipurpose sports facility that combines high performance training, treatment and recovery, education, workplace and retail components. Suters Architects were asked to develop a concept that balances the requirements of an elite level training facility, enables the business objectives of the club plus fosters public participation and engages the local community…

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Hotel Marques de Riscal, Elciego / Frank Gehry

Hotel Marques de Riscal, Elciego By Frank Gehry-01-Exterior

The Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is located in the heart of the Rioja wine region nestled in the Marqués de Riscal Winery’s ‘‘City of Wine’’. Designed by the renowned architect Frank O. Gehry it is the artist’s second masterpiece in Spain after driving Bilbao’s urban revival with the Guggenheim Museum. This member of Starwood’s prestigious Luxury Collection is already being considered one of the most avant-garde places for relaxation…

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YAP Winners 2013 – Party Wall at MoMA PS1 / CODA

YAP Winners 2013 - Party Wall at MoMA PS1 By CODA-01-Zachary Tyler Newton

Party Wall, by CODA, is the 2013 winner of the Young Architects’ Program at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 in New York City, is a pavilion and flexible experimental space that provides shade for the Warm Up crowds, along with other functions. The porous façade is affixed to a tall self-supporting steel frame that is balanced in place with large fabric containers filled with water, and clad with a screen of interlocking wooden elements donated by Comet…

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Aldar Central Market souk Abu Dhabi / Foster + Partners

Aldar Central Market souk Abu Dhabi By Foster & Partners - 01

The Abu Dhabi Central Market redevelopment is a mixed-used project located in the Central Business District of the Emirate city. The Central Market Project consists of a complex of three skyscrapers, one supertall, that are under construction in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Construction of the three towers was scheduled to end in 2010 and a total project completion date of 2014, including the Emporium and The Souk and the four star Marriot Courtyard Hotel and five star Marriot Renaissance hotel…

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Antwerp Law Courts / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Antwerp Law Courts By Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners-01-Grant Smith

Richard Rogers Partnership (now Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners) designed this project with shimmering peaks forming the dramatic roof structure, perhaps with reference to the sailboats on the river Schelde or, if one knew that these were law courts, the fins of circling sharks. The hyperbolic paraboloid shell structure was the result of two years development. Each roof was totally prefabricated in four steel-framed sections at a nearby shipyard and floated to site on barges. The pale interior is a lattice of glued and screwed spruce lamellas produced by Finnforest Merk. The resulting internal visual aspects are just as dramatic as the shape of the roof from the outside…

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