The final phase in construction of the Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Centre designed by MAD Architects, the studio of architect Ma Yansong, is now underway: a project on an urban scale that puts the architect’s concepts of the "Shanshui City" into practice.
NEST Unit Urban Mining & Recycling (UMAR), where all the resources required to construct a building must be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable, according to lifecycle principles is sending out a clear message to the world of sustainable building.
Canadian firm TBA/Thomas Balaban Architecte is behind the renovation and extension of a two-storey structure in Montreal, turning an abandoned photo studio into a mixed-use property comprising a veterinarian hospital and emergency clinic, and four residential units.
Parviainen Architects is the Production Energy and Recycling Completed Buildings category winner at the 2018 World Architecture Festival, its second prize this year after the Marigold Architecture Award.
The creative architects from 100architects, founded in Shanghai in 2013 and currently led by two partners, Marcial Jesus from Chile and Javier Gonzalez from Spain, have renovated the lobby of a historic building in Shanghai and turned it into a public place.
The completion of the Frizz23 building at the southern end of the Friedrichstrasse marks a milestone in Berlin’s property policy, showing how bottom-up urban development is possible, constructive and successful when local players and citizens take the initiative.
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