Self-Healing Concrete – Buildings Repair Themselves

When you break your leg, it eventually knits itself back together. Osteoblast cells produce minerals that create the structure of new bone, turning fragments back into a whole. Why, thought microbiologist Henk Jonkers, can’t buildings do the same thing? Inspired by the human body, Jonkers,...

Galaxy SOHO – Saha Hadid Architects – China

Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects Project: Galaxy SOHO Location: Beijing, China Date: 2008 – 2012 Client: SOHO China Program: Mixed-use Commercial Building (Offi ce & Retail Status: Completed Construction: 2009–2012 (30-months) Size: 332,857 m²  Photography: Iwan Baan, Hufton +...

STEVEN HOLL ARCHITECTS’ CAMPBELL SPORTS CENTER TOPS OUT Jan24

STEVEN HOLL ARCHITECTS’ CAMPBELL SPORTS CENTER TOPS OUT

STEVEN HOLL ARCHITECTS’ CAMPBELL SPORTS CENTER TOPS OUT 11 January 2012 The Campbell Sports Center at Columbia University, designed by Steven Holl Architects, celebrates its topping out today. Located on the corner of West 218th street and Broadway, the Campbell Sports Center will form...

shenzhen airport under construction – fuksas – china

Shenzhen International Airport under construction – Massimiliano + Doriana Fuksa Project info: Object: Shenzhen bao’an international airport-expansion t3 Project: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas Structural + facade engineering: Knippers Helbig – advanced engineering,...

Absolute Towers top sealed – MAD Architects – Canada Dec09

Absolute Towers top sealed – MAD Architects – Canada

Absolute Towers top sealed – MAD Architects – Canada Architect: MAD MAD News: 2010-11-25 Absolute Towers top sealed The Absolute Towers are two residential towers near Toronto designed by MAD, roof sealed last Friday at 170 meters, establishing MAD’s bold new approach to residential...

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