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Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Terminal 2

Works 25. July 2014
By: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Mumbai, India - 2014
Photo: © SOM
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 adds 4.4 million square feet of new space to accommodate 40 million passengers per year, operating 24 hours a day.

Governor's Cup

Found 25. July 2014
By: John Hill
Photos: John Hill/World-Architects
On a visit to New York City's Governors Island to see the Spontaneous Interventions exhibition on Colonel's Row yesterday, we checked out CDR Studio Architects' winning submission for the annual City of Dreams Pavilion.

GKD's Bronze Mesh in St Kilda

Products 24. July 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Peter Clarke, courtesy of GKD
An apartment building designed by Elenberg Fraser in St Kilda, a suburb of Melbourne, incorporates solar protection through bronze-colored mesh from GKD woven around the exterior.

Álvaro Siza's Archive

Headlines 24. July 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Office of Álvaro Siza, courtesy of CCA
In a statement posted on the CCA's website yesterday, Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza reveals where he will donate the archive of his "many years of activity dedicated to architecture."
Photo: Wikimedia Commons (Inset: Atopia)
The organizers of the 2012 Olympics in London have reached an out-of-court settlement with Atopia over the design of the Cauldron that was witnessed by close to one billion people during the opening ceremony.
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Sulzer, Suzhou

Works 24. July 2014
By: [virtuarch]
Suzhou Jiangsu, China - 2010
Facade
Sulzer needed a factory that contains different spaces, such as a warehouse with high production requirement and special equipment, an open office area, a canteen, and meeting rooms.

De Unie Hasselt-Genk

Found 23. July 2014
By: John Hill
Felice Varini – Trois ellipses ouvertes en désordre, Radisson Blu Hotel – Hasselt
De Unie Hasselt-Genk is billed as "a new and suprising art project" that, starting June 21, links the Belgian Limburg cities of Hasselt and Genk.
Photo: Maria Biernik, National Endowment for the Humanities
Architects Tod Williams, Billie Tsien, and Johnpaul Jones will receive medals from President Barack Obama on July 28, 2014.
All images courtesy of the new Perth Stadium
Westadium, a consortium led by Brookfield Financial and John Laing, has unveiled their winning design for the new Perth Stadium, to be built on the Burswood Peninsula of the Western Australia city.

Rose Pavilion

Found 22. July 2014
By: John Hill
Photo courtesy of Dimitry Demin
The opening of the Rose Pavilion, a multimedia pavilion developed by some young architects under the direction of Dimitry Demin with Prof. Ludger Hovestadt, the ETH Chair for CAAD, takes place at the ETH Polyterrasse in Zurich on July 23 at 8pm.