Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Centro Botín

Centro Botín © Rubén P. Bescós/RPBW Centro Botín, by internationally acclaimed Renzo Piano Building Workshop, is a new visual arts centre perched upon the Bay of Santander on Spain’s North coast. Against the rugged backdrop of the Cantabrian Mountains the intricately tiled, bifurcated forms of…

Foster + Partners: Bloomberg Europe

Bloomberg’s New European Headquarters by Foster + Partners is situated in the heart of the City of London, drawing together impressive sustainability credentials and ingenious human-centred design strategies. The result is an award-winning building, steeped simultaneously in the ‘square mile’s’ ancient history whilst emblematising a…

Marks Barfield Architects: British Airways i360

The world’s most slender tall tower, British Airways i360 is a ‘vertical pier,’ that is set to redefine the shoreline of the city of Brighton and Hove. Designed by the team responsible for the enormously successful London Eye, Marks Barfield Architects, British Airways i360 seeks…

Office KGDVS: University Library

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen’s University Library for the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the University of Ghent has been aptly described by the practice as a “pavilion-like piece of furniture” inserted into an existing 19th century Physics Hall. Yet, it also offers…

OMA: Garage Gorky Park

OMA’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art offers the simultaneous reimagination and preservation of the 1968 Vremena Goda Pavilion, a Soviet canteen in Moscow’s Gorky Park. Translated as Seasons of the Year, architect Igor Vinogradsky’s Vremena Goda had been languishing in dereliction since the 1990’s, until it was recently designated as the new home…