Market Hall & Central Squares Ghent Belgium / Robbrecht en Daem architecten + MJose Van Hee Architecten

Market Hall By Robbrecht en Daem & MJose Van Hee-01-Hufton_Crow

This dramatic roof structure by Belgian practices Robbrecht en Daem architecten and MJose Van Hee Architecten houses a new market hall for Ghent. The market hall, a part of the KoBra – project: a big urban redevelopment of the public spaces in the historic center of Ghent, is a covered place for concerts, markets, dance or art events…

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Boomslang Walkway at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden / Mark Thomas Architects

Boomslang Walkway at Kirstenbosch Garden By Mark Thomas Architects-01-Adam Harrower

Boomslang Walkway, Completed in 2014 to celebrate Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden’s 100th birthday, This project is a collaboration between Mark Thomas Architects and Engineers Henry Fagan & Partners. The curved steel and timber walkway winds and dips its way through and over the trees of the arboretum. Inspired by a snake skeleton and nicknamed “The Boomslang”, it is a low-maintenance and low-impact design…

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One Central Park / Ateliers Jean Nouvel

One Central Park By Ateliers Jean Nouvel-01-Murray Fredericks

One Central Park designed by French architecture practice Ateliers Jean Nouvel in collaboration with Australian firm, PTW Architects. Located on the site of a former brewery, One Central Avenue comprises of two towers, 18 stories and 34 stories respectively, on a 5 storey retail podium as part of a 250,000sqm development plan. The towers will provide 623 luxury apartments above a 5 level retail and recreation podium…

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25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin / KEC Architekten + Studio Aisslinger

25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin By KEC Architekten and Studio Aisslinger-01-Lobby

This boutique hotel brings the outside in. With interiors imagined by local designer Werner Aisslinger and architecture by Kec Architekten. The small high-rise, Kleines Hochhaus, formerly an administration building, was converted into the 25hours Hotel on commission by Bayerische Hausbau GmbH und Co. KG in 2013 and forms part of this heritage protected building ensemble. Reflections on the building as a historical monument were the focus of the reconstruction work spearheaded by Hild und K Architekten…

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery Magazine Restaurant / Zaha Hadid Architects

Serpentine Sackler Gallery Magazine Restaurant By Zaha Hadid Architects-01-Luke Hayes

Zaha Hadid’s striking design for this gallery restaurant combines futuristic and organic elements, including stiletto-like columns and glass walls that look out onto Kensington Gardens. Creating a fully enclosed structure that achieves lightness through its materials and dynamic geometries…

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Åkrafjorden / Snøhetta

Akrafjorden By Snohetta-01-James Silverman

This mountain hunting lodge is situated on the edge of the Åkrafjorden fjord in western Norway and was a unique undertaking for Oslo-based firm Snøhetta. A tiny cabin dissolves into the rocky, heather-shrouded terrain. The shelter, built for prominent businessman Osvald Bjelland to use during hunting excursions…

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The Screen / Li Xiaodong Atelier

The Screen By Li Xiaodong Atelier-02-Martijn de Geus

The Screen is a building designed by Li Xiaodong Atelier, a study of the relationship between landscape and building, of architecture as a bridge for sharing spaces with nature and reducing our footprint on the land. In The Screen, the architecture is at the centre of a natural area which has no boundaries and blends in with the landscape to permit full enjoyment of it…

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Philarmonic Hall Szczecin / Estudio Barozzi Veiga

Philarmonic Hall Szczecin By Estudio Barozzi Veiga-01-flickr-Piotr Krajewski

The Szczecin Philharmonic (Poland), designed by Barozzi Veiga, is presented as the new icon of the city and a landmark in and outside Poland. It consists of two concert halls with capacity for 951 and 192 spectators. Built in the city centre of Szczecin, this music hall is shaped like the city landscape. Its takes influence from the surrounding dropping roofs, and church towers. At the same time however, the building contrasts the industrial architecture of Szeczecin’s ship yard and harbour…

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Amanoi Resorts Vietnam / Denniston International Architects

Amanoi Resorts Vietnam By Denniston International Architects-01

Embraced by a national park on Vietnam’s spectacular coastline, Amanoi is a contemporary beachside resort. Named for the Sanskrit-derived word for ‘peace’ and noi meaning ‘place’, Amanoi is a tranquil retreat situated on a beautiful whitesand beach overlooking spectacular Vinh Hy Bay. This project consists of an Aman Resort of 30 guest pavilions, public facilities, beach club, spa and 27 four and five bedroom villas…

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