Shanghai Planetarium, China

Ennead Architects have won the international competition for the building of Shanghai’s planetarium, a new 38,000-square-meter project that will define a new identity for the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (SSTM) in China.

Three ‘celestial bodies’ comprise the architecture: The Oculus, the Inverted Dome, and the Sphere. The Oculus demonstrates the passage of time by tracking…

Busan Opera House, South Korea

Snohetta was selected as the winner of the Busan Opera House Competition in South Korea with their ‘Unpacking the Box’ concept. Located on reclaimed land on the city's waterfront, the new Opera House will convert the historically industrial area into a public space for Busan.

Terminal 3 of Harbin Taiping International Airport, China

MAD Architects releases its design for Terminal 3 of Harbin Taiping International Airport in China. Harbin serves as one of the largest transportation hubs in the region. The terminal building echoes the characteristics of Harbin’s geography and climate. Like a snowflake that has gently fallen onto the earth, it settles into its locale, while simultaneously expressing itself as a surreal, interstellar space of future air travel.

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