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.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince has launched the Coral Bloom concept. Hailed as the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, the striking vision for its main hub island at the destination, Shurayrah, is designed to blend in with the island’s pristine natural environment.
Since the beginning, Henning Larsen’s philosophy has been guided by the drive to improve communities through thoughtful knowledge-based designs. This has been just as true for a small townhall on the Faroe Islands, like Eystur, as it is for our masterplans in cities across the globe.
The award-winning architecture firm Studio Ma has completed a significant and sustainable new housing development in Phoenix, The Hollyhock, a modern community setting designed with locally sourced materials and comfort-oriented bioclimatic features