Grimshaw Architects reveals first image of Chinese Eden Project

February 2, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Grimshaw Architects has released the first visual of the Eden Project in Qingdao, one of six outposts of the Cornish ecological tourist attraction the practice is working on. The Qingdao Eden Project, planned for the city on the east coast of China, is currently being designed by the British practice as part of the ecological park’s international

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Grimshaw Architects reveals first image of Chinese Eden Project

February 2, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Grimshaw Architects has released the first visual of the Eden Project in Qingdao, one of six outposts of the Cornish ecological tourist attraction the practice is working on. Eden Qingdao, planned for the city on the east coast of China, is currently being designed by the British practice as part of the ecological park’s international expansion plans.

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LGBT+ survey reveals decreasing number of architects “out” at work

January 31, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

The Architects’ Journal’s LGBT+ survey shows the number of architects who are openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in British practices has fallen over the past two years. According to the results of the survey, the number lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) respondents who said they are “out” in their practice has dropped to 73 per cent. This compares

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Giant globe-shaped concert hall planned for east London

January 29, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

A 130-metre-tall spherical concert hall that could rise taller than St Paul’s Cathedral, is being planned near the Olympic park in Stratford, east London. Dubbed The Golf Ball, early designs for the distinctively shaped 20,000-capacity arena seen by the Guardian, are being prepared for the sports and entertainment firm Madison Square Garden Company (MSG). MSG has allegedly employed London-based architect

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Giant globe-shaped concert hall planned for east London

January 29, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

A 130-metre-tall spherical concert hall that could rise taller than St Paul’s Cathedral, is being planned near the Olympic park in Stratford, east London. Dubbed The Golf Ball, early designs for the distinctively shaped 20,000-capacity arena seen by the Guardian, are being prepared for the sports and entertainment firm Madison Square Garden Company (MSG). MSG has allegedly employed London-based architect

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Peruvian, Spanish and British architects shortlisted for Woman Architect of the Year award

January 26, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Sandra Barclay, Biba Dow, Ángela García de Paredes and Stephanie Macdonald have been shortlisted for the Woman Architect of the Year 2018 award, for projects in Peru, Spain and the UK. Jointly awarded by the Architects’ Journal and The Architectural Review, the Woman Architect of the Year award recognises the architect of a single, recently completed project. Ángela García de Paredes, of Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos, has

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Eight upcoming David Adjaye projects to look forward to

January 26, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

With the news that David Adjaye’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC has been named Design of the Year for 2017, here’s a look at some of the other impressive projects the architect has coming up, from a spy museum to a memorial to extinct species. Ruby City for Linda Pace Foundation, San

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Politicians back proposed bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland

January 24, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

The Democratic Unionist Party has backed a crossing between Northern Ireland and Scotland, proposed in response to Boris Johnson’s suggestion to build a bridge between Britain and France. A bridge across the Irish Sea was proposed by Scottish architect Alan Dunlop as a direct response to the “Boris Bridge” suggested by the UK’s foreign secretary, which would see a 22-mile-long

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MVRDV designs constructivist-inspired tower block for Moscow

January 24, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Dutch architecture firm MVRDV has won a competition to design a 78-metre tall mixed-use building with a red ceramic facade, to be a symbolic gateway to Moscow. MVRDV – which ranked at number 15 on Dezeen Hot List 2017 – was selected by developer GK Osnova to design the mixed-use complex for a prominent site in the

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MVRDV designs constructivist-inspired tower block for Moscow

January 24, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Dutch architecture firm MVRDV has won a competition to design a 78-metre tall mixed-use building with a red ceramic facade, to be a symbolic gateway to Moscow. MVRDV – which ranked at number 15 on Dezeen Hot List 2017 – was selected by developer GK Osnova to design the mixed-use complex for a prominent site in the

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