Eiffel Tower to Undergo $321 Million Renovation

Jan 19, 2017 • Projects

The upgrades will take place over the course of the next 15 years.

Evgeny Didorenko Presents Thames River Museum Design

Jan 13, 2017 • Projects

The plan includes a large Thames Screen, which will illustrate the changing tides of the river in real time.

Construction Begins on Foster + Partners’ Varso Tower

Jan 13, 2017 • Projects

The 1,017-foot-tall design will become the tallest tower in Poland, and house one of Europe’s highest observation decks.

Studio Gang’s Richard Gilder Center Design to Open in 2020

Jan 12, 2017 • Projects

The expansion will entail the American Museum of Natural History’s most comprehensive modernization of educational space since the 1920s.

OMA’s Factory Receives Planning Approval

Jan 12, 2017 • Projects

The cultural center will comprise more than 650,000 square feet of flexible performance and exhibition space.

Cooper Robertson Designs Edible Academy for New York Botanical Garden

Jan 11, 2017 • Projects

The LEED Gold-certified complex will expand the area to three acres.

Mecanoo Reveals Sustainable Overhaul of the Soestdijk Palace

Jan 11, 2017 • Projects

The historic grounds will be transformed into a sustainability haven for the public. 

MANICA Unveils Renderings for New Raiders Football Stadium

Jan 10, 2017 • Projects

The horseshoe-shaped venue would be able to expand its seating accommodations from 65,000 to 72,000.

HKS to Design New Stadium for Texas Rangers

Jan 09, 2017 • Projects

The $1 billion design project will include a retractable roof along with traditional elements.

Matthijs la Roi Wins Belgian Monument Competition with Museum of Hospitality Design

Jan 06, 2017 • Projects

The structure will mirror the composition and style of an adjacent WWI memorial.

OMGEVING to Restore Riverfront in Vietnamese City of Da Nang

Jan 06, 2017 • Projects

The $89 million plan will include the installation of new public parks and bridges linking both riverbanks.

Governor Andrew Cuomo Proposes $10 Billion Rebuild of John F. Kennedy Airport

Jan 05, 2017 • Projects

The New York governor’s outline includes terminal upgrades and improvements to highways and public transit.

MC Architects Reveals San Raffaele Hospital Design

Jan 04, 2017 • Projects

The expansive new building will comprise two complementary structures that merge vertical and horizontal elements.

Allen Greenberg Architect to Design Rice University Music and Performing Arts Hall

Jan 04, 2017 • Projects

Featuring a three-tier opera theater, the 84,000-square-foot structure will connect to the existing hall to function in sync as the university’s new Music and Performing Arts Center.

LMN Architects Reveals New Computer Science Building Design for University of Washington

Dec 29, 2016 • Projects

The design will feature a playful, rhythmic exterior of terracotta, metal, and glass.

Eero Saarinen’s U.S. Embassy in Oslo to Receive Historic Preservation

Dec 29, 2016 • Projects

The U.S. government will sell the building and relocate to EYP-designed accommodations in Huseby.

Grimshaw Adds Glass Box to Duke University’s West Campus Union

Dec 28, 2016 • Projects

The Horace Trumbauer–designed building has also been upgraded with indoor seating balconies and new internal pathways.

Kliment Halsband Architects to Renovate Pratt Institute Design Center

Dec 28, 2016 • Projects

The renovated center will feature expanded studio space for students on the Brooklyn campus.

Fentress Architects and Machado Silvetti to Lead Denver Art Museum Revamp

Dec 28, 2016 • Projects

Gio Ponti’s only U.S. project, the museum’s North Building will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2021.

Kirksey Architecture Selected for the Houston Astrodome Facelift

Dec 27, 2016 • Projects

Upgrades will include elevating the ground floor by 30 feet to house enhanced parking facilities.

OLIN Studio and Rafael Viñoly Reimagine New York’s Pier 26 as a Public Park

Dec 27, 2016 • Projects

The $30 million plan will reflect an ecological theme complete with wetlands and a maritime education facility.

Schmidt Hammer Lassen to Design Shanghai Library

Dec 23, 2016 • Projects

Embracing its natural setting, the design will serve as the third new installment to the city skyline.

Hawkins\Brown Reveals New Home for the Bartlett School of Architecture

Dec 22, 2016 • Projects

The design includes two new levels, revamped studio spaces, and a new brick facade.

BIG Unveils 670 Mesquit Designs

Dec 22, 2016 • Projects

The 2.6-million-square-foot mixed-use complex in downtown Los Angeles will feature two volumes rising 30 stories. 

Airbnb Unveils Heneghan Peng–Designed Headquarters in Dublin

Dec 21, 2016 • Projects

The neighborhood-style offices surround a 400-person-capacity grand atrium known as the Agora.

Diamond Schmitt Architects to Revamp Historic Toronto Site

Dec 20, 2016 • Projects

The mixed-use project will entail the addition of 10 floors of residences, a YMCA, and a block-long food market.

CAZA’s City Center Tower Opens in the Philippines

Dec 19, 2016 • Projects

A wave-like pattern disrupts the cubic shape of the 27-story structure.

SHoP and Rossetti to Redesign Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena

Dec 19, 2016 • Projects

A 153,000-square-foot extension and a new curtain wall will arrive in 2019.

ESI Design Debuts Main Street Hub for eBay’s San Jose Campus

Dec 16, 2016 • Projects

The new hub hosts a 7,000-square-foot multimedia conference venue and other amenities.

Construction Begins on Ennead Architects’ Peabody Essex Museum Extension

Dec 14, 2016 • Projects

Adding three stories and 40,000 square feet, the expansion is part of the museum’s multimillion-dollar advancement campaign.

Studio Gang to Lead Arkansas Arts Center Renovation

Dec 14, 2016 • Projects

The Chicago firm beat out nominated firms Allied Works, Shigeru Ban Architects, Snøhetta, and Thomas Phifer.

Foster + Partners to Design Apple’s Latest Washington, D.C. Store

Dec 13, 2016 • Projects

The proposed location is slated to open in the city’s historic Carnegie Library.

NYU Reveals Designs by Davis Brody Bond and KieranTimberlake for 181 Mercer

Dec 12, 2016 • Projects

The 23-story mixed-use facility will accommodate nearly 60 classrooms as well as ample musical and sporting facilties.

NYC AIDS Memorial by studio ai is Dedicated

Dec 05, 2016 • Projects

The 18-foot-tall, steel-and-aluminum memorial is located in Manhattan’s St. Vincent Triangle.

Aedas Wins Two International Airport Design Competitions

Dec 02, 2016 • Projects

The firm will collaborate on the Shenzhen Airport Satellite Concourse and the Hong Kong International Airport Third Runway Passenger Building.

Adjaye Associates Proposes Replacement for London Office Building

Dec 02, 2016 • Projects

The design draws influence from the context and rhythms of neighboring structures.

OMA Debuts Faena Forum in Miami Beach

Dec 01, 2016 • Projects

The latest addition to the firm’s Faena district includes a cylindrical event hall and a cuboid hotel.

Eric Parry's 1 Undershaft Skyscraper Receives Approval

Dec 01, 2016 • Projects

Rising 73 stories and more than 960 feet, the building will be the second tallest in London behind the Shard.

Major Food Group to Open Landmark at the Four Seasons’ Former Home

Nov 30, 2016 • Projects

The eatery will host two different concepts, and is slated to open during the first half of 2017.

Gensler Reveals Renderings for Proposed Eastline Development

Nov 30, 2016 • Projects

The Oakland project will span 1.3 million square feet a block north of the forthcoming Uptown Station.

Construction Begins on Ennead Architects’ Shanghai Planetarium

Nov 29, 2016 • Projects

The 409,000-square-foot design will comprise three celestial-inspired forms.

Selldorf Architects to Design New Rubell Family Collection Museum

Nov 29, 2016 • Projects

The new location in the Allapattah District will span 100,000 square feet and house 40 exhibition spaces.

Chicago’s MCA to Undergo Renovation by Johnston Marklee

Nov 28, 2016 • Projects

Johnston Marklee is leading the renovation with support from Pedro y Juana and artist Chris Ofili.

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners to Design New SXSW Headquarters

Nov 23, 2016 • Projects

Gensler will serve as the architect of record on the Austin-based project.

Mixed-Use Complex Slated for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Nov 22, 2016 • Projects

John Portman & Associates will design an 11-story, 440-room hotel on the site.

Mecanoo and Beyer Blinder Belle Reveal Mid-Manhattan Library Renderings

Nov 21, 2016 • Projects

The $200 million renovation will include an open five-story Long Room and Midtown’s only public rooftop terrace.

Studio Gang Chosen to Redesign CCA’s San Francisco Campus

Nov 18, 2016 • Projects

The enhanced and expanded campus will host 34 academic programs across more than two acres in the Mission Bay neighborhood. 

Bourgeois Lechasseur Designs Maritime Memorial for Cap-aux-Meules

Nov 17, 2016 • Projects

Clad in Eastern cedar and marine plywood, the stockade-style space mirrors the layout of a destroyed factory.

BIG Teams Up with Silvio d’Ascia for Paris Metro Station

Nov 16, 2016 • Projects

The loop-shaped design will join Line 15 of the forthcoming Grand Paris Express network.

Gensler Releases New Vision for Milwaukee Post Office Plan

Nov 15, 2016 • Projects

The sprawling site would see the addition of two large towers and a revitalized riverfront.

Sustainable Designs Debut at COP22

Nov 11, 2016 • Projects

OUALALOU+CHOI has crafted two environmentally friendly, locally inspired structures for the Climate Conference in Marrakech.

CAZA Designs Hospital–Trauma Center Hybrid for Rural Filipino Community

Nov 11, 2016 • Projects

The modular prototype will reinforce nature with four centralized courtyards.

JAJA Architects to Design Copenhagen’s First Church in Nearly 30 Years

Nov 10, 2016 • Projects

A series of rising walkways infuse a spiral form across the building.

RPBW Envisions New Cultural and Entertainment Space for California Suburb

Nov 09, 2016 • Projects

The project will span 15 acres of retail, dining, and entertainment venues.

ZHA to Design New All-Wood Stadium for Forest Green Rovers

Nov 09, 2016 • Projects

The 5,000-seat venue will be crafted to accommodate an expansion up to twice its size.

Fuksas Unveils Long-Awaited Rome-EUR Convention Center

Nov 07, 2016 • Projects

Spanning 592,000 square feet, the design is defined by three architectural concepts including the theca, the blade, and the cloud.

BIG Unveils First Office Design in Philadelphia

Nov 04, 2016 • Projects

The 92,000-square-foot building is the firm’s second structure in the U.S.

Frank Gehry Receives Approval on Los Angeles Mixed-Use Structure

Nov 03, 2016 • Projects

The five-building complex will include a 178-foot residential tower and 65,000 square feet of commercial and public space.

The Chicago Riverwalk Opens to the Public

Nov 02, 2016 • Projects

Ross Barney Architects and Sasaki have completed work on the third and final phase of the 15-year project with three new outdoor rooms.

Nex—Architecture Reveals RAF Museum Designs

Nov 02, 2016 • Projects

Several structures will be upgraded with skins comprised of aluminum fins inspired by turbine engines.

Historic New York Public Library Rose Reading Room Ceiling Renovation Complete

Nov 01, 2016 • Projects

The $12 million renovation included the recreation and replacement of the rosette that had fallen. 

Pelli Clarke Pelli Designs New Trinity Church Wall Street Parish Centre

Oct 31, 2016 • Projects

Serving as both a ministry and community center for the church, the design is aimed at fostering community engagement.

He Jingtang Teams with SCUT to Design an Islamic Culture Center in China

Oct 31, 2016 • Projects

The building modernizes traditional Muslim design themes including petal-like forms and curved arches.

ZHA Chosen to Design Saudi Arabian Cultural Institute

Oct 27, 2016 • Projects

Diriyah’s Urban Heritage Museum Administration Center will span 95,000 square feet and feature a double-layered facade. 

Herzog & de Meuron to Design Berlin’s Museum of the 20th Century

Oct 27, 2016 • Projects

The $218 million building will be situated at the heart of the city’s Cultural Forum.

MAD Architects Reveals Design for China Philharmonic Concert Hall

Oct 26, 2016 • Projects

Featuring a translucent skin, the structure will house two auditoriums with acoustics designed by Yasuhisa Toyota.

Selldorf Architects to Revamp New York’s Frick Collection

Oct 26, 2016 • Projects

The upgrades and expansion will focus on improving circulation of the historic museum. 

ARO to Renovate Rothko Chapel

Oct 24, 2016 • Projects

Located in Houston, the space will receive lighting and acoustic upgrades from the New York firm.

Adjaye Associates to Spearhead Next Phase of San Francisco Shipyard Redesign

Oct 24, 2016 • Projects

The mixed-use urban plan will span more nearly 800 acres along the revitalized shoreline in Hunter’s Point.

Behnisch Architekten’s AGORA Begins Construction

Oct 21, 2016 • Projects

The glazed structure will be connected to an existing ISREC building for maximized flexibility.

WilkinsonEyre to Design Apple Offices in London’s Battersea Power Station

Oct 21, 2016 • Projects

The 500,000-square-foot offices will encompass 40 percent of the structure’s total office space.

Maya Lin Reveals Smith College Library Redesign

Oct 20, 2016 • Projects

Neilson Library will receive two new wings, an amphitheater, and top-level accommodations.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Reveals New Expansion Details

Oct 19, 2016 • Projects

Annabelle Selldorf will lead the $55 million redesign project.

Allied Works, Maltzan, and Gang Competing to Design CCA San Francisco Campus

Oct 17, 2016 • Competitions & Awards

Each firm will present their designs to the public later this month.

Philip Freelon to Lead Motown Museum Expansion in Detroit

Oct 17, 2016 • Projects

Hamilton Anderson Associates, Gallagher & Associates, and Larry Brinker Sr. will also assist on the project.

National Gallery of Art Unveils Three-Year Restoration of East Building

Oct 13, 2016 • Projects

Hartman-Cox Architects created an additional 12,000 square feet of galleries without altering the existing building footprint.

CO Architects Designs UC San Diego’s New Science Building

Oct 13, 2016 • Projects

The Biological Physical Sciences Building will be equipped with external light-sensitive glazing and other sustainable elements.

Lisbon Architecture Triennale Explores Language of Architecture

Oct 12, 2016 • Events

The exhibit, the Form of Form, is designed by Mark Lee, Kersten Geers, and Nuno Brandão Costa.

MVRDV and Zhubo to Design Shenzhen Sports Complex

Oct 12, 2016 • Projects

The Xili Sports and Cultural Center will feature four distinct volumes spanning more than one million total square feet.

FXFOWLE to Design New Liberty Island Museum

Oct 07, 2016 • Projects

The 26,000-square-foot proposal will feature an elevated extension of the park and an industrial interior.

Dominique Perrault Debuts Refresh to the Palace of Versailles

Oct 07, 2016 • Projects

The Parisian architect added a large basement and new pathways to ensure a more organic flow.

Leong Leong to Design Center for Community and Entrepreneurship in Queens

Oct 05, 2016 • Projects

Comprised of four interlocking volumes, the mixed-use complex will span seven stories and 90,000 square feet.

For The Calhoun School in New York, FXFOWLE Reconceives Interiors with Renewed Vitality

Sep 29, 2016 • Education

FXFOWLE Reconceives The Calhoun School in New York.

The Taichung Metropolitan Opera House Prepares to Debut

Sep 29, 2016 • Projects

The Toyo Ito–designed structure includes no columns, relying on unique curved walls for support.

Herzog & de Meuron Reveal Design for 6AM in Los Angeles

Sep 28, 2016 • Projects

The sprawling Los Angeles complex will be completed with two 58-story towers.

Chicago Housing Authority Approves Location for National Public Housing Museum

Sep 28, 2016 • Projects

Local firm Landon Bone Baker Architects will design the museum, transforming the last of the Jane Addams Homes.

National Museum of African American History and Culture Opens

Sep 27, 2016 • Projects

The 400,000-square-foot museum rises with three expanding tiers, a “Corona,” in a form akin to a Yoruba sculpture.

Frank Gehry Receives Approval for Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Design

Sep 26, 2016 • Projects

The $150 million project will undergo further changes before construction. 

Zaha Hadid Architects Completes Antwerp Port House

Sep 23, 2016 • Projects

The repurposed fire station is adorned with a faceted glass structure.

Thomas Heatherwick Reveals Vessel Design

Sep 19, 2016 • Projects

Comprising 154 interconnected staircases, the structure will anchor New York’s Hudson Yards development.

MVRDV Wins Competition to Design Hamburg Innovation Port

Sep 15, 2016 • Projects

Spanning more than 750,000 square feet, the mixed-use complex will mirror a high-density neighborhood. 

Grimshaw Releases Design of Sustainability Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Sep 12, 2016 • Projects

Developed in collaboration with Buro Happold, the pavilion will showcase sustainable principles to show visitors.

Theaster Gates Receives $10 Million to Revitalize Chicago’s South Side

Sep 12, 2016 • Projects

A network of arts institutions will be established through the repurposing of a vacant elementary school, empty lots, and a former power plant.

Foster + Partners Ferring Pharmaceutical Design Breaks Ground

Sep 09, 2016 • Projects

The Copenhagen office building bears a triangular shape and horizontal emphasis driven by its coastal location.

REX Unveils World Trade Center Arts Complex Design

Sep 08, 2016 • Projects

The cube-like design features a marble-glass skin that will illuminate amber in the evening.

Aedas Nears Completion on Lè Architecture

Sep 02, 2016 • Events

The Taipei office development will feature external green belts and vegetated outdoor terraces.

Unitfive Design Installs Handcrafted Brass Forest in Saks Fifth Avenue Toronto

Sep 02, 2016 • Projects

The Toronto-based firm installed nearly four-dozen brass trees on the third floor of Saks Fifth Avenue’s new Canadian flagship.

Tribune Media Sells Chicago’s Tribune Tower

Aug 31, 2016 • Projects

CIM Group has purchased the landmark structure for $240 million.

The Illinois Institute of Technology Breaks Ground on New John Ronan–Designed Building

Aug 30, 2016 • Events

The Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship will be clad in an exterior of ETFE.

MAD Architects Transforms Japanese Residence Into Clover House Kindergarten

Aug 26, 2016 • Projects

The design deconstructs an existing residential structure and expands its footprint.