QUILOTOA CRATER BELVEDERE | Turquoise waters, a breathtaking walk into the void: Jorge Andrade Benítez, Javier Mera Luna and Daniel Moreno Flores designed the Quilotoa Crater Overlook.
Beth Moon, a photographer based in San Francisco, has been searching for the world’s oldest trees for the past 14 years. She has traveled all around the globe to capture the most magnificent trees that grow in remote locations and look as old as the world itself.
Human activities, along with their results and effects on the environment, create an anthropic landscape that we’ve come to identify with unspoiled nature: the forest and the grassland are no different from the crops and open mines.
UN Studio | Theme Pavilion for the World Horticultural Expo (2014) in Qingdao, China.
A concept born from the Chinese Rose… with facade programming, recognizable routing and future flexibility.
A museum surrounded and filled by nature in Miami. Herzog and De Meuron give to the city a space for art and for people .
A public walkway links and revives marginalised, but surprisingly beautiful sections of foreshore. “We move on from nostalgic visions of place-making and embrace interstitial spaces with relish”. Abundant birdlife and the silky surface of the river can be closely inspected as one walks the gentle arc which links an existing school, playground, major entrainment centre and rowing club. Punctuating the arc are two carefully crafted pavilions which offer shelter, seating and a location to pause and consider the water plane and sky.
San Francisco is a city with a deep passion for knowledge of nature: since 1853 the city is the headquarter of the California Academy of Sciences, one of the most prestigious institutions in the US. RBWB reaffirm this vocation with an incredible building, between discover and landscape.
A photo gallery with light rhythm and landscape– River Aquarium in Mora (Portugal)
Casa MO in Chile by Architect Gonzalo Mardones Viviani – A house overlooking the ocean.
Designed by Zaha Hadid, the Messner Mountain Museum is the sixth of a series strongly wanted by Reinhold Messner, one of the world key character for alpinism and exploration. The project, designed by the Iranian architect Zaha Hadid, well known for her organic and at the same time hyper technological buildings, aims to represent the connection between man and mountain, the same connection created by alpinism.