Advertisement

Architecture

Floating hotel planned for the city of romance

French architectural firm Seine Design is currently working on constructing a floating hotel in Paris, which is set to launch in the first quarter of 2016. Dubbed "OFF Paris Seine", the floating river hotel will feature 58 guests rooms, a scenic guest lounge with open views over the river, a 10 meter (32.8 ft) lap pool, an onboard restaurant and a 400 square meter (4,305 sq ft) outdoor terrace.Read More

LM Gateway: Two towers, two bridges, one crazy project

It looks, at first glance, like one of those projects – the kind that doesn't have a hope in hell of being built – but Steven Holl Architects' LM Gateway is finally going ahead after languishing on the drawing board since 2008. The unusual project comprises two mixed-use towers joined by a like number of bridges that will allow people to take a shortcut from one area of Copenhagen Harbor to the other.Read More

MVRDV redeveloping dilapidated shopping mall into urban lagoon

Following an architectural competition, Dutch firm MVRDV has been given the nod to lead the redevelopment of a waterfront area in Tainan, Taiwan. The T-Axis project will see a rundown 1980's shopping mall demolished to create a pedestrian-friendly public space boasting an artificial beach, urban lagoon, and retail areas.Read More

    Advertisement
    Advertisement
    Advertisement

    See the stories that matter in your inbox every morning