West Hall, the first new building at Olympia designed by lead project architects, SPPARC, opened last week in a major milestone for the £1.3 billion redevelopment of West London’s iconic entertainment and exhibition destination
Cities are powerful engines of economic growth; however, they also have an enormous footprint — consuming over 75% of natural resources, producing over 50% of global waste, and emitting between 60-80% of greenhouse gas emissions
The project, which redevelops parts of a former US Military barracks, takes a new approach to suburban development by combining affordability, individuality, and diversity, while prioritising pedestrians and greenery over cars.
Applications to build coach houses, basement units and attic apartments poured in during the first month of a pilot program in Chicago, as the addition of units became legal in the city for the first time in nearly 65 years.
The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau is unveiling its 2020-2030 Conservation, Design and Development Management Plan, the culmination of more than three years of in-depth work and a superb collective intelligence effort
From a rooftop basketball court to a caterpillar-shaped food hall, the souk-like London development is architecture at its trendiest. Can its eye-popping buildings lure young creatives – and bring the buzz?
Rotterdam has 18.5 km2 of – mostly empty – flat roofs. Why has the city only made use of a limited number of roofs, when there is so much potential in doing so? Rotterdam has 18.5 km2 of – mostly empty – flat roofs. Why has the city only made use of a limited number of roofs, when there is so much potential in doing so? To address this topic, the City of Rotterdam commissioned MVRDV and Rotterdam Rooftop Days to produce a catalogue of 130 innovative ideas to make use of the city’s roofs, giving rise to a fantastic new phase of development in Rotterdam.