Architecture News

Subtle Moves with Outsize Impact—Day and Night—Enhance Japan’s Tallest Building

L'Observatoire International's lighting scheme for the Pelli Clarke & Partners–designed Mori JP Tower employs curves, lines, and gradients to elegant effect.

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Enthusiasm for Building Tall Endures

There's a new "world's second tallest" building, in Malysia, while the one vying for first place—the Jeddah Tower—resumes work.

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New Frontiers: Praxis and the Pitfalls of Techno-Utopias

Forum: An ambitious city-building initiative expresses conflicting desires through architecture, writes Pansy Schulman.

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Hamburg’s Famed Alsterschwimmhalle Makes a Splash Following Refurbishment

The “Swimming Opera”—a large aquatic center topped by a landmark-listed concrete shell roof—reopened late last year after the completion of a major enhancement by gmp Architects with Schlaich Bergermann Partner.

logo.png  By IG  Mar 9, 2024