Supertall skyscraper puts a star in the Melbourne sky

Described as the southern hemisphere's tallest residential tower, Australia 108 was recently completed in Melbourne. The impressive building catches the eye with a striking gold "Starburst" on its exterior that's inspired by the Australian flag.

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The best US-based studios celebrated with 2021 AIA Architecture Awards

The AIA has revealed the winners of the 2021 Architecture Awards. The prestigious prize has been awarded to a number of impressive projects, including a winery built on a challenging site and a low-tech school in rural Africa.

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Undulating airport terminal offers weary travelers an indoor garden

Travelers to the planned Terminal 4 Bao'an International Airport will be able to enjoy an indoor garden the size of 40 tennis courts. Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, it's slated for Shenzhen, China.

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Willis Tower’s renovated viewing point is not for the faint of heart

Those who take an elevator up to the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower will find a renovated Skydeck Chicago. The main attraction is the Ledge, which consists of four glass boxes extending outward, allowing visitors to peer down at the city below.

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MAD’s spaceship-like library lands on Chinese coast

MAD Architects wowed us with its initial concept for the Wormhole Library and happily the finished design looks just as out-of-this-world as the renders. The project, now renamed Cloudscape of Haikou, has now opened to visitors in China.

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Butterfly inspired tower offers luxury living in a vertical garden

PLP Architecture has unveiled its design for a new butterfly inspired residential tower that's under construction in Singapore. Named Park Nova, it will rise to a height of 100 m and will be defined by undulating balconies that overflow with plants.

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Half-mile-long design institute to rise at the foot of Phoenix Mountain

Shenzhen, China, isn't exactly lacking in huge buildings but an ambitious new university is slated to measure 708 m long, or almost half a mile. The building will be topped by a green roof that hosts parks, sports grounds, and pathways.

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Elevated park brings together communities divided by aging railway yard

A team of architects is collaborating to transform an aging Milan railway yard into a tree-filled park with a NYC High Line-style raised walkway. The project will also involve the creation of new office space and housing for Olympic athletes.

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Massive mixed-use development to bring a rainbow of color to Paris

Influential French architect Jean Nouvel plans a mixed-use development in Paris, France, that will offer a pleasant, greenery filled place to live and work, while incorporating sustainable design such as solar power and passive ventilation.

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Moshe Safdie builds bridges with pond-spanning museum extension

Moshe Safdie's latest project sees his firm return to a museum it completed a decade ago. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art expansion will involve increasing available floorspace for the facility by bridging a body of water.

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