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Fantastic world of Pandora

Fantastic world of Pandora

If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring the world of Pandora in James Cameron‘s film Avatar, that dream could soon come true – Disney World has announced plans to build an attraction Avatar Land based on the alien planet!. It will be a themed area at Disney‘s Animal Kingdom in Florida.

Magnificent ruins

Magnificent ruins

This sensitive scheme places the new building at the heart of the old, demonstrating creativity, preservation and conservation. In a 12th century fortified manor, further damaged by fire in 1978, the architects have created a new house that allows Landmark Trust guests to experience life in a near thousand-year-old castle with distinctly 21st century mod cons.

Short chemise of the cutty sark

Short chemise of the cutty sark

Cutty Sark epitomizes the great age of sail and is the last surviving Tea Clipper. Her remarkable history is tangible evidence of the longterm importance of the sea trade to England, and to London’s growth as the world’s pre-eminent port and trading centre. Cutty Sark’s iconic hull shape is defined by the revolutionary 19th century composite iron and timber shipbuilding technique.

Achieve Buddhahood

Achieve Buddhahood

It’s a contemporary Buddhism temple based on the concept of reincarnation. The essence of Buddhism’s Sutra is so called “formlessness”. Based on this, the form searching of the architecture becomes the path from the beginning to the end. The prototype of Buddhism’s temple is from ancient time and based on ancient tectonic and space defining logic.

In the jazz rhythm

In the jazz rhythm

First free-standing venue in the United States designed specifically for the performance of jazz completes in San Francisco. The Center, which opened in January 2013, provides SFJAZZ with its first permanent home in the organization’s 30-year history and establishes a hub of music, culture, and community.

Changes on the city skyline

Changes on the city skyline

Mahan Rykiel Associates, Inc. (MRA), a Baltimore-based firm celebrated the opening of Skyline Plaza in Frankfurt, Germany. Skyline Plaza is a 409,000 sq ft retail centre in the heart of Frankfurt’s new convention centre district. Skyline Plaza’s rooftop brings a variety of activities to Frankfurt’s newest shopping destination.

Area of enhanced comfort

Area of enhanced comfort

After thirty years of vacancy, Supercube, Piet Blom’s well-known cube complex in Rotterdam, has undergone a major transformation project by Personal Architecture. Under the guidance of the Exodus foundation the Cube has now been inhabited by 20 delinquents in the final stage of their detention.

“Green Valley”: a new life of shanghai expo

“Green Valley”: a new life of shanghai expo

Three years ago Shanghai hosted one of the most extravagant expos in history. The 2010 Shanghai Expo at the former industrial dockyards secured the city’s position as one of the leaders in the architecture and design world.

Lotus or sun sink

Lotus or sun sink

An innovative project by the architect Giancarlo Zema for the LumineXence in partnership con Tecnopali Group. The first modular eco-urban furniture system.

This might not be appropriate

This might not be appropriate

This Might Not Be Appropriate is an exhibition produced by JDS Architects as a selection of the office work from the last 12 years, at the time when Julien De Smedt initiates a new design capacity: Makers With Agendas.

Phoenix sky train

Phoenix sky train

On 8 April, 2013, HOK joined airport and community representatives in celebrating the opening of Stage 1 of the new PHX Sky Train™, one of the worlds’s most advanced and energy-efficient automated people movers.