On one unique path, the promenade joins the urban experience and the calmness of the water. Not just man, not only nature, the promenade is a separate layer that collects and connects the different ways of life.
Anacostai Crossing: outdoor programmed spaces and active zones that will provide an engaging place. The project aims to be an economic engine and a new lung of the city.
Gabriele Basilico, an architectural photographer from another era: A gallery that will shine a new light on the ordinary of architecture: a dimension of the city often overlooked.
A polluted and unusable land becomes the site for a garden-like creative community, where ready-to-be-disposed-of houseboats have become sustainable ateliers.
A museum surrounded and filled by nature in Miami. Herzog and De Meuron give to the city a space for art and for people .
Beethoven Festspielhaus shortlist of three: David Chipperfield Architects, Kadawittfeldararchitektur and Valentiny hyp architects.
It’s not unusual to find, especially in poor districts and in developing cities, modern architectures that clash with the surroundings. But in this case, it is the context that strikes you.
A vertical city on Rotterdam’s waterfront. An urban lecture by OMA. Photos by Ossip van Duivenbode Read also: Copenaghen’s BLACK DIAMOND >>> A cityscape essay Advertisements
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The Black Diamond is an extension of the Danish Royal library in Copenaghen, designed by the architects Schmidt in 1999, Hammer and Lassen. The nickname “Black diamond” is due to its shape and material: a sharp prism realized with black marble plates and glass. Broke up with the old library, the new building deeply relates with the waterfront as the façade reflects waves and ruffles.