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Gang's Wanda Vista Tower Unveiled

Headlines18. December 2014
By: John Hill
Images via Chicago Tribune and Curbed Chicago
City officials in Chicago have unveiled an 88-story tower designed by Studio Gang Architects for Chinese developer Wanda Group. The zigzag tower would sit in Lakeshore East, the same development as the architect's famous Aqua Tower.
gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

School extension and replacement building for Gyula Trebitsch school

Works18. December 2014
By: gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
Hamburg, Germany - 2014
Perspective © Scoopimages, courtesy of gmp
gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner has won first prize and the design commission for a school extension and replacement building for Gyula Trebitsch school in Hamburg.

Archiculture

Film17. December 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Archiculture is a 25-minute film that "offers a unique glimpse into the world of studio-based, design education through the eyes of a group of students finishing their final design projects."
Winner of the 2013 Prize: Harpa - Reykjavik Concert Hall & Conference Centre, Batteríid Architects, Studio Olafur Eliasson, and Henning Larsen Architects (Photo: Nic Lehoux)
The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the list of 420 projects from 36 countries competing for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2015.
Rendering: Stereotank, courtesy of Times Square Arts
Stereotank has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Times Square Valentine Heart Design, an invited competition organized by the Times Square Arts and the Architectural League of New York.
Saraiva + Associados

Royal Óbidos Resort

Works16. December 2014
By: Saraiva + Associados
Óbidos Leiria, Portugal - 2014
Photo: FG+SG - Fotografia de Arquitectura
With the inauguration of Evolutee Hotel in August, another important phase of the Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort was achieved. S+A is the author of the architectural project of this Resort in one of the most beautiful lands on the Portuguese coast.

MSD Opens

Headlines15. December 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: John Gollings
The University of Melbourne's Melbourne School of Design, designed by Boston's NADAAA and Victoria, Australia's John Wardle Architects (JWA), opened at the beginning of December, four months ahead of schedule.
OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Shanghai LuJiaZui Exhibition Centre

Works15. December 2014
By: OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Shanghai, China - 2015
Image: © OMA
OMA has won the competition for the Lujiazui Exhibiton Centre, which is located on the northern and most recent development of Shanghai Pudong, along the Huangpu River, one of the most photographed waterfronts in the world.

Cordwood in Kalamazoo

Products15. December 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Steve Hall/Hedrich Blessing, courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
For the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, Studio Gang Architects uses a traditional yet obscure masonry technique to give the trefoil-shaped building its distinctive appearance.
Platform for Architecture + Research

Guggenheim Helsinki

Works12. December 2014
By: Platform for Architecture + Research
Helsinki, Finland - 2014
Image: PAR
In Helsinki, together with Arup, we developed a gathering of eight soft volumes of varying sizes and undulating heights that reflect the surroundings while creating a porous urban condition.