Apple Store Stanford Shopping Center / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Apple Store Stanford Shopping Center By Bohlin Cywinski Jackson-01-Hufton_Crow

A stunning new Apple Store. In collaboration with Apple Retail Development and a team of consultants, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed this two-room, pavilion-like store for a unique location within Palo Alto’s Stanford Shopping Center. The store replaces and expands a mini-store nearby in the same mall that opened in 2004. The store’s architecture is new for the chain, but will also appear next year at new stores in Portland (Ore.) and Aix-en-Provence (France)…

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Museum of Old & New Art (MONA) / Fender Katsalidis Architects

Museum of Old & New Art (MONA) By Fender Katsalidis Architects-01-Fender Katsalidis Architects

Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Designed by renowned Melbourne architects Fender Katsalidis, the 9,000 sqm predominantly subterranean building appears to have been enveloped by the surrounding landscape. Conceived by its Tasmanian self-made millionaire and art collector-owner, David Walsh, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is located within the grounds of the Walsh-owned Moorilla Estate winery, 12km north of Hobart on the Berriedale Peninsula…

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The CityDeck / Stoss Landscape Urbanism

The CityDeck By Stoss Landscape Urbanism-01-Stoss

The CityDeck is the heart of a multi-phase redevelopment project along Green Bay’s Fox River. The project aims to allow for significantly increased access to the river and to diversify social and ecological life along it. It was designed by Boston landscape architects Stoss Landscape Urbanism…

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Pearl River Tower / SOM – Skidmore Owings & Merrill

Pearl River Tower By SOM - Skidmore Owings & Merrill-01-SOM

Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China by SOM – Skidmore Owings & Merrill, a 71-story building whose unique structural form is one of the most energy-efficient skyscrapers in the world, supertall buildings ever constructed. Its sculpted body directs wind to a pair of openings at its mechanical floors, where traveling winds push turbines that generate energy for the building. Other integrated sustainable elements include solar panels,…

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Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa / Wilbert Das

Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa By Wilbert Das-77

UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa is a boutique hotel and Almescar spa located in Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil that was designed and built by Wilbert Das, Creative Director of Italian label Diesel S.p.A.,who is the brains behind this enchanting eco-chic retreat. The one- to three bedroom casas are the epitome of rustic modernism with Southern Bahian and Indian design influences. Each of the ten casas has a kitchen, private garden, open-air bath, satellite TV and Wi-Fi…

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Encants Barcelona Market / b720 Arquitectos

Encants Barcelona Market By b720 Arquitectos-01-Rafael Vargas

The Mercat dels Encants / Fira de Bellcaire (Barcelona’s flea market), the transfer to the new market, designed by b720 Arquitectos. The new market “Mercat dels Encants” in Barcelona acts as a mediation device between the renovated Plaza de las Glorias, and the axis of the Meridiana, an area popularly known as “el Bosquet de les Glòries”…

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Federal Center South Building 1202 / ZGF Architects LLP

Federal Center South Building 1202 By ZGF Architects LLP-02-Benjamin Benschneider

Federal Center South Building 1202 is a 209,000-square-foot office for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwest District. Located within the Federal Center South campus on the edge of downtown Seattle, the new regional headquarters redevelops 4.6 acres along the Duwamish Waterway. It is adjacent to the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant designed by Albert Kahn, on a brownfield site previously occupied by a non-historic warehouse…

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City Apps / Waterstudio.NL

City Apps By Waterstudio.NL-00-Floating City Apps foundation

City Apps are floating urban components offering all different kinds of functions and services, which are added to an existing city’s static grid. Adding a floating app to a city is comparable to adding an application to a smart phone. Flexible, reusable, and scarless, City Apps are created off-site then moved to an area, providing instant solutions in response to a community’s variable needs…

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Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) / Zaha Hadid Architects

Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) By Zaha Hadid Architects-01-Virgile Simon Bertrand

Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) by Zaha Hadid’s latest structure is an over 300,000 square-foot cultural complex in Seoul that contains a landscaped park, exhibition halls, labs, and seminar rooms. The building has a facade made up of approximately 45,000 aluminum panels that was created using advanced three-dimensional digital construction technologies. Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) is a blend of traditional buildings, relics and cutting-edge modern multicultural facilities…

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