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The Valley Complex, Netherlands


Valley is a mixed-use high-rise by architecture studio MVRDV that is nearing completion in the Netherlands. Valley is composed of three conjoined buildings of different heights, linked by a terraced podium that emulates the low area of land between mountains, giving the project its name. The faces of each peak vary across each side, shifting from glass walls to rockier surfaces composed of stone-clad terraces, bay windows, and balconies.…

Tbilisi Music Theatre and Exhibition Hall, Georgia


Architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas designed the cultural complex. The project site is located inside the green area called Rhike Park, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The €40 million building comprises a pair of flared, tubular structures clad in a tessellated pattern of steel and glass panels. The two volumes are connected as a unique body at the 13-meter-high retaining wall. Every shape has its own function: The Musical Theatre and…

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, Netherlands


Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, the world’s first fully accessible art depot, is located at Museumpark in the center of Rotterdam. Currently, many international museums can only showcase six to seven percent of their collections in exhibitions. The remaining 94 percent is hidden in storage. The design makes visible all these previously invisible artifacts in a unique and iconic reflective building. Designed by MDRDV, the Depot features exhibition halls, a…

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