Edge Observation Deck, NYC's New Attraction

Edge at Hudson Yards, designed by KPF, is an observation deck that cantilevers over 24 meters out from the 100th floor of the “30 Hudson Yards” and hovers 345 meters above the city streets below. The 395-meters-tall “30 Hudson Yards” is the second tallest office building in New York City and serves as the headquarters for global media and entertainment company Warner Media, as well as its subsidiaries, HBO,…

Sluishuis Mixed-use Floating Complex, Amsterdam

BIG and Barcode Architects have been selected as the winning team in a competition to design a new mixed-use building in Amsterdam. Sluishuis Housing Development is designed to offer a new way of living on the water. Sluishuis (Lock House) will serve as a new icon connecting the neighborhood to Amsterdam’s historic center while providing 380 zero-energy residences, 4,000 square meters of commercial and public space, and a marina…

Chengdu Natural History Museum, China

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects was chosen as the winner of an international competition for the Chengdu Natural History Museum. The site is located in Chengdu, a historical and culturally rich city in China. With a form inspired by the geological impact of shifting tectonic plates, and reflecting pools inspired by ancient irrigation systems, the scheme makes heavy reference to the surrounding natural landscape.  

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