Inspired by the northern light and the dramatic Icelandic scenery, Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre stands on the boundary between sea and land. With its spectacular façades designed by Henning Larsen Architects and Olafur Eliasson, the building stands out like a big light sculpture, adding new character to the harbour area and linking it with the city centre.
From nursery schools to high schools, the best architectures for education have been chosen by the Committee on Architecture for Education of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for the first edition of the Education Facility Design Award.
West 57th Street is the building that stands for the new Manhattan, where buildings are giving way to greenery and architecture is ecologically efficient. Designed by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, West 57th Street is now known as the courtscraper.
On its 250th anniversary, from 15th September the Royal Academy of Arts will present a large exhibition dedicated to architect Renzo Piano and the projects created by his RPBW studio. It is the first complete exhibition dedicated to the Italian architect to take place in London since 1989.
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