In celebration of Monaco's leading yacht industry, Foster + Partners designed the building after the likeness of a giant ship. Its large, sun-drenched terraces are shaped like ship decks and offer views
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The undulating structure is made up of 3,600 panels of glass, which in turn make up giant overlapping “sails.” The angles of each sail will allow natural light inside while also protecting from direct
Following the opening of Terminal 5 designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners in 2008, Heathrow has continued with a redevelopment plan funded by over $18 billion from private investors over the
In addition to its central theme of food, the Vanke pavilion will also explore Chinese social issues caused by rapid urbanization such as the feeling of loneliness by aging empty nesters and the
Istanbul's first Apple store features a frameless, rectangular glass cube that sits at street level and illuminates from the interior below ground. The 18-square-meter glass structure allows pedestrians
The main building is completely wrapped with the white mesh-like facade, which is separated from the interior by a patio and glass gallery. The large facade panels are attached to metal posts surrounding
Inspired by materials and elements of packaging fruit, Mode:lina Architekci decided to use natural materials to make a visual connection between the company’s name and the name of the owner-Adam. The
The ill-fated Foster + Parnters-designed Harmon Hotel in Las Vegas will finally meet its demise as a court ruled for its destruction. The glassy would-be hotel and condominiums began construction in
Industrial design consultancy MAP just saved Virgin Atlantic millions of dollars in fuel costs by simply redesigning the airline's in-flight meal tray. By streamlining the tray's design, the British firm
To showcase the event's 2015 theme, the architects have developed a massive and literal green machine, inside and out. The large vertical garden will be planted with edible plants and vegetables and will
Josef Stöger's Bavarian Forest National Park Treetop Walk Josef Stöger's winding timber walkway isn't just in the shape of an egg--it's also the longest treetop walk in the world! Located in Germany's
To the east of The Electric Boulevard, Los Angeles-based Gehry Partners designed Prospect Place, a cluster of five mixed-use buildings with twisted and rippled facades matching Gehry's distinctive style.
Foster + Partners were just selected to design the two million square foot mixed-use First and Mission Towers in San Francisco. The development will be a joint venture of the architecture firm and TMG
Entitled ‘The Land of Hope,’ the project integrates Chinese traditional architecture with modern technologies. Its floating roof was designed as a timber structure that references the Chinese
Grimshaw Architects won an international competition in 2007 to design the Pulkovo Airport, which was recently opened up to passengers. While Grimshaw has retained control as concept guardians, the
Urban farming is on the rise across the globe; people all over are bringing their food source closer to their doorstep by farming in abandoned lots and on empty rooftops. Ian Marvy, the Executive Director
The living wall is purposely representative of the theme of the 2015 Expo, which is "Feeding the planet, energy for life." The vertical wall, constructed using modular tiles fixed to an elevated steel
Foster+Partners’ ComCast Innovation and Technology Tower May be the Tallest LEED-Certified Building in the U.S.
Foster+Partners just unveiled the first renders of their 59-story ComCast Innovation and Technology Center, which will be erected right next to the company’s headquarters in Philadelphia. The 1,121-foot
Located near the center of the Expo, the UAE pavilion will be accessed via a curvaceous, canyon-like entryway with 40 foot tall sand dune-inspired walls. To capture the desert character, the architects
Architect and cycling enthusiast Sir Norman Foster just unveiled plans for the SkyCycle, a "cycle utopia" that soars up and above the congested streets of London. The three-story high bicycle highway is
The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach is home to the most important art collection in Florida, and Foster + Partners has just been selected to add an extension that will help make it the state's
Architecture firms Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio just unveiled their plans for the Bund Finance Center, a luxury mixed-use development that will bookend Shanghai's most famous street and
Jobs called the forthcoming extravagant headquarters the “best office building in the world.” Although his vision won’t be realized until 2016, 14,000 Apple employees will enjoy state of the art
We wrote about Dr. Berokh Khoshnevis’ revolutionary robot-builder that could 3D print entire houses, and now the ‘contour crafting’ technology has caught the eye of NASA and multinational building
The “spaceship” will cover 2.8 million square feet and host up to 14,000 employees. Roughly 260,000 square meters of office space, corporate fitness facilities, auditoriums and cafeterias that will
Photo of solar panels in Arizona via Shutterstock Apple has faced a lot criticism for failing to monitor its manufacturing partners' questionable work safety standards, but it looks like the company is
Los Angeles-based firm Gehry Partners and British architects Foster & Partners have been chosen to design the third phase of the Battersea Power Station mixed-use development. The ambitious and
Community-driven urban design just scored a big win in San Francisco with a newly announced public-private investment that will transform an underutilized street into a green pocket park. Architecture for
The crowning feature of this particular McDonalds is the lush green roof that provides an all-natural aesthetic, and camouflages the building amongst the naturally occurring vegetation on its outskirts.
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