STRAIGHT STAIRCASE / QUARTER-TURN / HALF-TURN / CIRCULAR OPEN

straight staircase / quarter-turn / half-turn / circular

Characteristics

  • Type:

    straight, quarter-turn, half-turn, circular

  • Steps:

    wooden steps

  • Riser:

    without risers

  • Style:

    contemporary

  • Options:

    cantilevered, metal railing, free-standing

Description

The wooden-stainless steel staircase comprises wooden steps supplied in various types of wood (Beech, Oak, Doussie, Wenge, Teak, Iroko) and with several finishes (oil, bleached, polyurethane varnishes, etc).

The thickness of the step and riser (73-80 mm) can vary depending on the width of the staircase. A bearing wall is necessary to anchor the steps. The cantilever staircases have a patented wall fastening system with steel pins and they are tested with a certified load test for a total capacity for each step of 150 Kg.

The banisters (registered model) are completely made of stainless steel without welds but with mechanical fastenings or with curved posts Gaudì model with 3 brass-stainless steel-copper branches or completely made of structural glass or with laser-shaped stainless steel panels. The metal parts of the banisters are completely made of stainless steel with no welds and are assembled only through mechanical fastenings. The finish can be polished or satinised.

Broadway Malyan to Design an Expansive “Health City” in Brisbane

ave this picture!

Broadway Malyan to Design an Expansive "Health City" in Brisbane, Courtesy of Broadway Malyan

Courtesy of Broadway Malyan

For their first major project in Australia, international design firm Broadway Malyan has been selected by the developers behind Greater Springfield, the continent’s largest master-planned community, to design a new health-focused district around the site of Mater Private Hospital Springfield outside Brisbane. Already a healthcare hub containing the hospital, Aveo Springfield Retirement Village and a hotel, the proposed development would expand the so-called “health city” to include a hospital expansion, medical offices, residential and retail space, as well as facilities for wellness, education, research, hospitality, aged care, and start-up businesses.

Save this picture!

Courtesy of Broadway Malyan

Courtesy of Broadway Malyan

Built ideologically on Greater Springfield’s core tenets of health, education and information technology, Springfield Central Health City will be designed to promote wellness by providing opportunities for movement, incorporating natural elements for sustainability and fostering connections between the separate groups that will use the space. “To deliver the future models of healthcare that we aspire to, we have placed significant importance on connectivity and a master plan that will encourage collaboration at all levels,” said Maha Sinnathamby, Chairman of the Springfield City Group, “from the medical staff, researchers and students, through to entrepreneurs, tourists and residents of all ages.” The project will eventually include housing for over 2,500 seniors in apartment-style living, expanding the population of Greater Springfield which already numbers over 40,000.

Save this picture!

Courtesy of Broadway Malyan

Courtesy of Broadway Malyan

After a decade of work in the Asia Pacific region, Broadway Malyan worked with local partner Conrad Gargett to secure the commission through an international competition. The 52-hectare development on the southern edge of Brisbane is predicted to be built by 2030.

News via: Broadway Malyan

Shortlist Revealed for World Architecture Festival Awards 2018

Shortlist Revealed for World Architecture Festival Awards 2018

The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlist for their 2018 awards slate, featuring 536 projects ranging from  small family homes, to schools, stations, museums, large infrastructure and landscape projects. The world’s largest architectural award program, the WAF Awards year saw more participation this year than ever before, with more than 1000 entries received from projects located in 81 countries across the world.

At the 2018 World Architecture Festival in November, the shortlisted teams will be invited to present their designs to a jury of more than 100 international judges, who will determine the best projects within the completed and future project categories. These finalists will then move on to present to the 2018 Super Jury who will determine the winners of for the 2018 World Building of the Year, Future Project of the Year and Landscape of the Year.

Zeitz MOCAA By Heatherwick Studio. Image credit: Iwan BaanPálás cinema By dePaor. Image credit: David Grandorge and Peter MayburyZig Zag Hotel. Image Courtesy of BIG-Bjarke Ingels GroupScience Loop. Image Courtesy of Donghua Chen & Partners+ 36

To learn more about this year’s festival and book tickets to the event, visit the WAF website here.

Completed Buildings

Civic and Community

Save this picture!

Palace of Justice / Mecanoo + AYESA. Image credit Fernando Alta

Palace of Justice / Mecanoo + AYESA. Image credit Fernando Alta
  • AOUMM – Save The Children Pavillon Expo Milan 2015 & Refugee School Lebanon 2016, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
  • Atelier TeamMinus – Aranya Ideas Youth Camp and Community Centre, Qinhuangdao, China
  • BVN – Australian Embassy Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
  • CHROFI with McGregor Coxall – Maitland Riverlink, Maitland, Australia
  • HDD – Mulan Weichang Vistor Centre, Mulan Weichang, China
  • ingenhoven architects – Freiburg Town Hall, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • KieranTimberlake – US Embassy in London, London, United Kingdom
  • Kimmel Eshkolot Architects with Kalush Chechick architects – Mount Herzl Memorial, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Lacime Architects – Culture Matters: Vanke Big Family housing community center, Suzhou, China
  • Marlon Blackwell Architects – Shelby Farms Park, Memphis, United States of America
  • Mecanoo and AYESA – Palace of Justice, Córdoba, Spain
  • Onearth Architect – Macha Village Centre, Gansu Province, China
  • ONG&ONG – Heartbeat @ Bedok, Singapore, Singapore
  • Tanner Kibble Denton Architects – Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre, Warrumbungle, Australia
  • Wingårdh Arkitektkontor – Sundbyberg Cemetery Pavilion, Sundbyberg, Sweden
  • Zarch Collaboratives – Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, Singapore, Singapore

Culture

Save this picture!

Pálás cinema By dePaor. Image credit: David Grandorge and Peter Maybury

Pálás cinema By dePaor. Image credit: David Grandorge and Peter Maybury
  • Beijing Institute of Architectural Design – Zhuhai Opera House, Zhuhai, China
  • Bennetts Associates – Storyhouse, Chester, United Kingdom
  • BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group – TIRPITZ, Blåvand, Denmark
  • China Architecture Design Group – The Society of Kunqu Opera in West Creek Village, Kunshan, China
  • Conrad Gargett – The Piano Mill, Stanthorpe, Australia
  • dePaor  – Pálás cinema, Galway, Ireland
  • Dorte Mandrup – Wadden Sea Centre, Ribe, Denmark
  • EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture – Pilevneli Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
  • GOA – Fengying Stone Art Museum, Chongwu, China
  • Office for Metropolitan Architecture – MPavilion, Melbourne, Australia
  • Office for Metropolitan Architecture – Qatar National Library  , Doha, Qatar
  • Rojkind Arquitectos – Foro Boca Concert Hall, Boca Del Río, Mexico
  • Shan Jun Atelier – Museum of Traditional Mongolian Medicine, Tongliao, China
  • [Shift] Process Practice – White Gallery, Tehran, Iran
  • STAPATI – BIENNALE PAVILION, Kochi, India
  • Vermilion Zhou Design Group – Song Art Museum, Beijing, China

Display

Save this picture!

HOUSEMOTION By TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS. Image credit: Paolo Consaga

HOUSEMOTION By TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS. Image credit: Paolo Consaga
  • AIX Architects – Kata Gård, Varnhem, Varnhem, Sweden
  • Arkitema Architects – Hammershus Visitors Centre, Allinge, Denmark
  • Grimshaw – Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Miami, United States of America
  • Kris Lin Internatinal Design – Light Waterfall, Wuhan, China
  • Kris Lin Internatinal Design – Waving Ribbon, Zhengzhou, China
  • People’s Architecture Office – The People’s Station, Yantai, China
  • Robabecciah – The Egyptian National Pavilion “Robabecciah – The Informal City”, Venice, Italy
  • SPEECH – Pavilion for artistic presentations, Moscow, Russia
  • studio mk27 – Micasa Vol.C, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Studio Pacific Architecture – He Tohu Document Room, Wellington, New Zealand
  • TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS – HOUSEMOTION, Milano, Italy
  • Universal Design Studio – Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?, London, United Kingdom
  • Vo Trong Nghia Architects – Bamboo stalactite, Venice, Italy
  • W.DESIGN – Qingdao Hopetune Imported Car Exhibition Hall | Free and Unchained Power of Life on the Horizon, Qing Dao, China
  • W.DESIGN – The Sales Center of One Majesty, Beijing, China
  • West-line Studio – Shui Cultural Center, Sandu County, China

Health

Save this picture!

Studio Dental. Image credit Kevin Scott

Studio Dental. Image credit Kevin Scott
  • Arcop – Bamyan Provincial Hospital, Bamyan, Afghanistan
  • art & architecture associates – Alpha Healing Center, Godhara, India
  • Asadov Architectural Bureau – International Medicine Cluster in Skolkovo, phase 1, Moscow, Russia
  • B2Ai – Hospital AZ Zeno, Knokke, Belgium
  • HDR inc. and Architectus Brisbane – Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Birtinya, Australia
  • Helin & Co Architects – Health and well-being centre Kalasatama, Helsinki, Finland
  • HKS – Kachumbala Health Centre 3, Maternity Unit, Kachumbala, Uganda
  • Memorial Healthcare Group Project Management – Memorial Bahçelievler Hospital, İstanbul,Turkey
  • Montalba Architects – Studio Dental II, San Francisco, United States of America
  • NIKKEN HOUSING SYSTEM – Wellcare Garden Fukasawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nordic — Office of Architecture – LHL Hospital, Gardermoen, Norway
  • ORIGEN 19º 41′ 53′ N – Refugio Para Mujeres Víctimas de Violencia, Michoacán, México
  • Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart – Bendigo Hospital, Bendigo, Australia

Higher Education and Research

Save this picture!

Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Recital Hall By Ian Ritchie Architects. Image credit: Adam Scott

Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Recital Hall By Ian Ritchie Architects. Image credit: Adam Scott
  • AIX Architects – Sustainability House at Campus KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Alison Brooks Architects – Exeter College Cohen Quadrangle, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Architectus – Macquarie University Incubator, Macquarie Park, Australia
  • Erkal Architects – Museum and Center for Biodiversity, Ankara, Turkey
  • Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios – University of Roehampton Library, London, United Kingdom
  • Ian Ritchie Architects – Royal Academy of Music Theatre and Recital Hall, London, United Kingdom
  • IDOM – New lecture room block at the Alioune Diop University, Bambey, Senegal
  • John Wardle Architect – Learning and Teaching Building, Clayton, Australia
  • KPMB Architects – Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building & Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton University, Princeton, United States of America
  • KRIS YAO | ARTECH – NTU Cosmology Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
  • McCullough Mulvin Architects with DesignPlus Associates – Thapar University Student Accommodation, Patiala, India
  • Opus Architecture – New Law & Management building for The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter – NTNU Gjøvik, Gjøvik, Norway
  • Stanton Williams – Simon Sainsbury Centre, Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • SUP Atelier – Central Canteen and Student Center of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • The Living – Embodied Computation Lab, Princeton, United States of America
  • Zaha Hadid Architects – King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre KAPSARC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hotel and Leisure

Save this picture!

Freycinet Lodge Coastal Pavilions By Liminal Architecture. Image credit: Dianna Snape

Freycinet Lodge Coastal Pavilions By Liminal Architecture. Image credit: Dianna Snape
  • 70F architecture – Hof van Duivenvoorde, Voorschoten, Netherlands
  • AchterboschZantman Architecten – Eco Resort Meijie Garden Valley, Liyang, China
  • AVCI ARCHITECTS – Kintele Congress Hotel, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
  • Batlle i Roig Arquitectura – SBGlow Hotel, Barcelona, Spain
  • Camilo Moraes – Piedras Bayas Beachcamp, Piedras Bayas, Chile
  • Department of Architecture – Mist Hot-spring Hotel, Xuchang, China
  • ENOTA – Termalija Family Wellness , Podčetrtek, Slovenia
  • GOA – HE Restaurant, Nanjing, China
  • Jacques Ferrier Architecture – Aqualagon Waterpark, Marne la Vallée, France
  • KEY OPERATION INC. / ARCHITECTS – Kanda Terrace, Tokyo, Japan
  • Liminal Architecture – Freycinet Lodge Coastal Pavilions, Coles Bay, Australia
  • Matsuya Art Works with KTX archiLAB – The Edge of the Wood, Miki City, Japan
  • Monoarchi – Treewow Retreat, Yuyao, China
  • Neri&Hu Design and Research Office – The Walled – Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat, Yangzhou, China
  • noa* network of architecture – Zallinger: Back to the origins, Saltria, Italy
  • Taylor and Hinds Architects – krakani lumi, Wukalina, Australia

House

Save this picture!

Cottage in the Vineyard By Ramón Esteve Estudio. Image credit: Ramón Esteve Estudio

Cottage in the Vineyard By Ramón Esteve Estudio. Image credit: Ramón Esteve Estudio
  • Ario Andito – Rumah Gerbong, South Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Austin Maynard Architects – King Bill, Melbourne, Australia
  • Bernardes Arquitetura – Peninsula House, Guarujá, Brazil
  • bureau^proberts – Bardon House, Brisbane, Australia
  • Cavill Architects – Gibbon St, Brisbane, Australia
  • CplusC Architectural -Workshop – Iron Maiden House, Sydney, Australia
  • David Leech Architects – A house in a garden – 81 Hollybrook Grove, Dublin, Ireland
  • HDD – Container Home, Shanghai, China
  • John Wardle Architects – Boneo Country House, Boneo, Australia
  • Mio Tachibana Architects – Hinge House, Tokyo, Japan
  • MJARC Arquitetcos Associados – Douro Valley House, Marco de Canaveses, Portugal
  • nabil gholam architects – The House with two lives, Bois de Bologne, Lebanon
  • noa* network of architecture – Messner: A childhood dream comes true, South Tyrol, Italy
  • ORIGIN ARCHITECT – Forest Patrols – Valley Villas at the foot of Changbai Mountain, Changbai Mountain, China
  • Ramón Esteve Estudio – Cottage in the Vineyard, Fontanars dels Alforins, Spain
  • RTA Studio – Turama House, Rotorua, New Zealand
  •  [Shift] Process Practice – [in]Exterior|Falahatian Yardhouse, Qaleh-Sarshir, Iran
  • Wutopia Lab – Plain House, Shanghai, China

Housing, Small Scale

Save this picture!

Ullevål tårn By Code Arkitektur. Image credit: Ivan Brodey

Ullevål tårn By Code Arkitektur. Image credit: Ivan Brodey
  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – Signal Townhouses, London, United Kingdom
  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – Weston Street, London, United Kingdom
  • Code Arkitektur – Ullevål tårn, Oslo, Norway
  • CPDA Arquitectos + Arquitectos – TOLSA 61, Mexico City, Mexico
  • DKO Architecture – Peel Street, Collingwood, Australia
  • Fouad Samara Architects – Modulofts, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter – U31- Climate friendly housing for youth, Oslo, Norway
  • Sasaki Architecture with Atelier Modelia – Days Gokokuji, Tokyo, Japan
  • Skarn Chaiyawat, Rina Shindo and Witee Wisuthumporn – Novice Living Quarters, Buddhanimit Temple, Udon Thani, Thailand
  • studio CACHOUA TORRES CAMILLETTI – Insurgentes 160, Mexico City, Mexico
  • TDCoffice – Saba Residence, Tehran, Iran
  • Woods Bagot – Elwood House, Melbourne, Australia
  • Woods Bagot – Short Lane, Sydney, Australia

Housing, Large Scale

Save this picture!

Gasholders London / Wilkinson Eyre. Image © Peter Landers

Gasholders London / Wilkinson Eyre. Image © Peter Landers
  • 5+design – Crystal Laputa, Chengdu, China
  • AGi architects – Wind Tower, Salmiya, Kuwait
  • Allen Jack+Cottier – Urbanest Darling Square Building 1, Sydney, Australia
  • Arons en Gelauff architecten – Pontsteiger, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Arons en Gelauff architecten – Wiener & Co, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • BKA architecture – Watsons Grove, Sydney, Australia
  • DDS+ – Îlot Sacré, Brussels, Belgium
  • McBride Charles Ryan – Banksia, New Quay, Melbourne, Australia
  • New Wave Architecture – Meygoun Residential Complex, Tehran, Iran
  • RT+Q Architects – Fennel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS – The Street, Mathura, India
  • Shibanee & Kamal Architects – Windmills of Your Mind, Bangalore, India
  • Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos – Alcazar de Toledo , Mexico City, Mexico
  • studio mk27 – Somosaguas, Madrid, Spain
  • WilkinsonEyre – Gasholders London, London, United Kingdom
  • WOHA – Huaku Sky Garden, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Zaha Hadid Architects – 520 West 28th, New York City, United States of America

Mixed-Use

Save this picture!

Vali-e-asr Mosque By Fluid Motion Architects. Image credit: Fluid Motion Architects

Vali-e-asr Mosque By Fluid Motion Architects. Image credit: Fluid Motion Architects
  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – Television Centre, London, United Kingdom
  • Behnisch Architekten – Dorotheen Quartier, Stuttgart, Germany
  • EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture – Mecidiyekoy Towers, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Fluid Motion Architects – Ava Center, Tehran, Iran
  • Hawkins\Brown, Here East – London, United Kingdom
  • ingenhoven architects – Marina One Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  • LAB Architecture Studio – Nanjing GEI Centre Tower B, Nanjing, China
  • Leigh & Orange – Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Fund Town, Shenzhen, China
  • MDM Architects – Platz am Meer, Swakopmund, Namibia
  • Segmento Urbano – Metamorphosis, Luanda, Angola
  • SPEECH – Federation Tower, Moscow, Russia
  • Squire and Partners – One Tower Bridge, London, United Kingdom
  • WOHA – Kampung Admiralty, Singapore, Singapore
  • Woods Bagot – Sunshine Insurance Plaza, Sanya, China

New and Old

Save this picture!

Zeitz MOCAA By Heatherwick Studio. Image credit: Iwan Baan

Zeitz MOCAA By Heatherwick Studio. Image credit: Iwan Baan
  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • AP Valletta – The Coach House, Balzan, Malta
  • China Architecture Design Group – Zhu’s Old Brick Kiln Reuse, Kunshan, China
  • DOMANI Architectural Concepts – UR Flagship Store – Canyon, Shanghai, China
  • Donald Insall Associates – Temperate House Precinct Project, London, United Kingdom
  • Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios – Southbank Centre, London, United Kingdom
  • Heatherwick Studio – Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Kerstin Thompson Architects – Victorian College of the Arts School of Art Former Mounted Police Stables, Melbourne, Australia
  • KOKO architects – Baltic Station Market reconstruction, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Looney Ricks Kiss with DIALOG – Crosstown Concourse, Memphis, United States of America
  • NOW Biuro Architektoniczne – The new headquarters for Comarch with revitalised former factory building, Łódź, Poland
  • RSAA/ Büro Ziyu Zhuang – Tongling Recluse, Tongling, China
  • Skarn Chaiyawat, Rina Shindo and Witee Wisuthumporn – Novice Living Quarters, Buddhanimit Temple Udon, Thani, Thailand
  • studioMilou – La Comedie de St-Etienne, St-Etienne, France
  • SUP Atelier – Village Lounge of Shangcun, Jixi, China
  • White Arkitekter – Carlanderska Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • White Arkitekter – Chalmers Department for Architecture and Civil Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Youssef Haidar Architecte – Beit Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Office

Save this picture!

Bloomberg's European HQ / Foster + Partners. Image credit Nigel Young

Bloomberg’s European HQ / Foster + Partners. Image credit Nigel Young
  • Aedas – Lè Architecture, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – White Collar Factory, London, United Kingdom
  • Arcop – Telenor 345 Campus, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Batlle i Roig Arquitectura – Stradivarius Headquarters, Barcelona, Spain
  • BVN – Synergy, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia
  • Chain10 Architecture & Interior Design Institute – KCI. Group Headquarters Offices, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
  • Eric Parry Architects – Four Pancras Square, London, United Kingdom
  • Form4 Architecture – Innovation Curve, Palo Alto, United States of America
  • Foster + Partners – Bloomberg, London, London, United Kingdom
  • Henning Larsen – Nordea Bank Headquarters in Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Ho Khue – Architects, Da Nang, Viet Nam
  • Hypothesis – Werk, Bangkok, Thailand
  • INNOCAD Architecture – C&P Corporate Headquarters, Graz, Austria
  • Kate Otten Architects – Law on Keyes, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • KG Mimarlık – Kumport, Istanbul, Turkey
  • stu/D/O Architects Co. – Inter Crop Group Headquarter, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Takenaka Corporation – Nippon Kaiji Kentei Kyokai Headquarters , Tokyo, Japan
  • Tzannes – International House Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Production Energy and Recycling

Save this picture!

Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre / Arup Associates. Image © Simon Kennedy

Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre / Arup Associates. Image © Simon Kennedy
  • A.26 Architectures – The Chapelle International Urban Logistics Centre, Paris, France
  • Arup – Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
  • Christoph Hesse Architects – Villa F – How does one power and recycling plant headquarters change a whole village?, Titmaringhausen, Germany
  • HDD – Transformable Home, Beijing, China
  • IDOM – Beronia Rueda Winery, Rueda, Spain
  • LAUD Architects – Tiong Seng Building, Singapore, Singapore
  • Mehran Khoshroo – System Warehouse, Karaj-Alborz Province, Iran
  • Parviainen Architects – Länsisalmi Power Station, Vantaa, Finland
  • Studio Ardete – Bavilion, Garshankar, India
  • TAKENAKA CORPORATION – Hanamaruki Miso-making Experience, Ina Nagano, Japan
  • Tchoban Voss Architekten – SKF Test Centre , Schweinfurt, Germany
  • WZWX architecture group – Laboratory for Shihlien Chemical Bio-tech Salt Plant, Huai’an, Jiangsu, China

Religion

Save this picture!

Chapel Our Lady of Fátima By Plano Humano Arquitectos. Image credit: João Morgado

Chapel Our Lady of Fátima By Plano Humano Arquitectos. Image credit: João Morgado
  • A Tasarim Mimarlik – Ali Osman Ozturk – Yasamkent Mosque, Ankara, Turkey
  • EKAR – Sukha – ‘Nutdhi Santi Parang Sukhang’ – A blissful place where people can relief and find peace, Phetchabun, Thailand
  • Fluid Motion Architects – Vali-e-asr Mosque, Tehran, Iran
  • Hassa Architecture Engineering Construction – Marmara University Faculty of Theology Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Lippmann Partnership – Emanuel Synagogue, Sydney, Australia
  • Mandiwala Qutub & Associates – Mosque, Kanpur, India
  • Plano Humano Arquitectos – Chapel Our Lady of Fátima, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Poieses Architects – The People’s Chapel – Emmanuel @ Everitt, Singapore, Singapore
  • Spheron Architects – Belarusian Memorial Chapel , London, United Kingdom

School

Save this picture!

Noor-e-Mobin Sports Hall / FEA Studio. Image credit Arash Nasiri

Noor-e-Mobin Sports Hall / FEA Studio. Image credit Arash Nasiri
  • BVN – Artemis Centre, Melbourne Girls Grammar School – South Yarra, Australia
  • feastudio – the noor e mobin school – Bastam, Iran
  • Hayball South Melbourne – Primary School – Melbourne, Australia
  • iredale pedersen hook architects – Highgate Primary School New Teaching Spaces – Perth, Australia
  • LAUD Architects – PCF Large Child Care Centre – Singapore, Singapore
  • Mangera Yvars Architects – Dumpsite Horticultural School and Pavilion – Rabat, Morocco
  • Realrich Architecture Workshop – School & Workshop of Alfa Omega – Tangerang, Indonesia
  • Scott Brownrigg – Three Rivers Academy – Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom
  • Tezuka Architects – Muku Nursery School – Fuji City, Japan
  • West-line Studio – Dushan School Complex – Dushan County, China

Shopping

Save this picture!

Mega Foodwalk / FOS. Image credit Rungkit Charoenwat

Mega Foodwalk / FOS. Image credit Rungkit Charoenwat
  • Erginoğlu & Çalışlar Architects – Ganja Mall – Ganja, Azerbaijan
  • Foundry of Space [FOS] – MEGAbangna FOODWALK – Samutprakan, Thailand
  • NH Architecture – Barossa Co-op – Nuriootpa, Australia
  • NIKKEN SEKKEI – Shanghai Greenland Center / Greenland Being Funny – Shanghai, China
  • Pace – The Avenues Phase IV – Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • SB Architects – Miami Design District – Miami, United States of America
  • Stanton Williams – Mailbox, Birmingham – Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Urbis Westfield Chermside – Outdoor Dining and Leisure Precinct – Brisbane, Australia

Sport

Save this picture!

Mercedes Benz Stadium. Image via HOK

Mercedes Benz Stadium. Image via HOK
  • ADEPT – Vestre Fjord Park, Aalborg, Denmark
  • Central-South Architectural Design Institute – Zhejiang HuangLong Swimming and Diving Gymnasium Sports Center, Hangzhou, China
  • Chiangmai Life Architects – Bamboo Sports Hall at Panyaden International School , Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Erkal Architects – Çankaya University Sports Center, Ankara, Turkey
  • FaulknerBrowns Architects – Sportcampus Zuiderpark, The Hague, Netherlands
  • HASSELL – Optus Stadium, Perth, Australia
  • HOK – Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, United States of America
  • Koffi & Diabaté – Gymansium, Blaise Pascal Hight School, Anidjan, Ivory Coast
  • PAD Studio – Canoe Lake Leisure Tennis Pavilion, Southsea, United Kingdom
  • SPEECH – Luzhniki stadium, Moscow, Russia
  • ZJA Zwarts & Jansma Architects – Thialf Ice Arena, Heerenveen, Netherlands

Transport

Save this picture!

Pioneer Village / aLL Design. Image credit Wade Zimmerman

Pioneer Village / aLL Design. Image credit Wade Zimmerman
  • aLL Design – Pioneer Village, Toronto, Canada
  • AREP – Lorient-Bretagne Sud Railway Station, Lorient, France
  • Ashley Halliday Architects – Kangaroo Island Air Terminal, Kingscote, Australia
  • Batlle i Roig Arquitectura – Helix Cruise Terminal, Barcelona, Spain
  • Beca Architects – Manukau Bus Station, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Benthem Crouwel Architects – North South Line, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Grimshaw – London Bridge station, London, United Kingdom
  • Hanyang University with Suh-Han Architects & Enginners – Pyoungchang Train Station, Pyoungchang, South Korea
  • John Wardle Architects with NADAAA and Oculus – Tanderrum Bridge, Melbourne, Australia
  • Nordic — Office of Architecture – Bergen Airport, Bergen, Norway
  • sporaarchitects with térhálózat -Győr- Gönyű National Public Port Control Building, Gönyű, Hungary
  • Warren and Mahoney Architects – Memorial Bridge, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Warren and Mahoney Architects – Waterview Connection, Auckland, New Zealand

Villa

Save this picture!

Cabin Kvitfjell By Lund Hagem Architects. Image credit: Marc Goodwin

Cabin Kvitfjell By Lund Hagem Architects. Image credit: Marc Goodwin
  • ADR – Red Head Peninsula, Ingonish, Canada
  • Allen Jack+Cottier – Kiama House, Kiama, Australia
  • Bild Architecture – Panopticon House, Cape Otway, Australia
  • CHROFI – Lune de Sang Pavilion, Federal, Australia
  • Crosson Architects – DNA House, Coromandel, New Zealand
  • iredale pedersen hook architects – Glen Forrest House + Church, Perth, Australia
  • John Wardle Architects – Captain Kelly’s Cottage, Bruny Island, Australia
  • KieranTimberlake – High Horse Ranch, Willits, United States of America
  • Lund Hagem Architects – Cabin Kvitfjell, Kvitfjell, Norway
  • Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados – House in Fuzeta, Olhão, Portugal
  • MYP Arquitectura – Casa RSF154, Huasca de Ocampo, Mexico
  • Nextoffice – Safadasht Dual, Safadasht, Iran
  • OOAK architects – Patio House, Karpathos, Greece
  • Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter – Two-In-One House, Ekeberglia, Norway

Future Projects

Civic

Save this picture!

Nora Mosque. Image Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture

Nora Mosque. Image Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architecture
  • AECOM – Shams Central Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • BAAD Studio – The Sunken Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes of Cabetican, Bacolor, Philippines
  • EAA Emre Arolat Architecture – Nora Mosque and Community Center, Ajman, UAE
  • HCMA Architecture + Design – Clayton Community Centre, Surrey, Canada
  • Kyriakos Tsolakis Architects – Troodos Star Observatory, Agridia, Cyprus
  • LandLAB – Ponsonby Park +, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Perkins+Will – Northtown Affordable Housing and Public Library, Chicago, USA
  • Provencher_Roy – The reception pavilion of Québec’s National Assembly, Québec, Canada
  • Studio Link-Arc – Luhu Cultural Center, Shenzhen, China
  • TEGET + Studio Evren Başbuğ Architects – Gallipoli Memorial Gardens, Çanakkale, Turkey

Commercial Mixed-Use

Save this picture!

Gala Avenue Westside. Image Courtesy of Benoy

Gala Avenue Westside. Image Courtesy of Benoy
  • Aedas – Commercial Bank Headquarters Mixed-Use Project, Taichung, Taiwan
  • ARCHIMATIKA – Smart Plaza, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Archipedia – Lake Garden, Johor, Malaysia
  • Benoy – Gala Ave Westside, Shanghai, China
  • CAATStudio – Chitgar Commercial Bridge, Tehran, Iran
  • DESIGN AND MORE INTERNATIONAL – PILGRIMS OASIS, MAKKAH, SAUDI ARABIA
  • Fluid Motion Architects – Tehran World Trade Center, Tehran, Iran
  • Kamran Heirati Architects – The Floating City, Salmanshahr, Iran
  • MBO Architects and Consultants – Basket, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • MBO Architects and Consultants – Kensington High Street, London, United Kingdom
  • NEUF architect(e)s – The Mews, Toronto, Canada
  • PDG Architects – Antalya Local Products Bazaar, Antalya, Turkey
  • Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos – Constitución 999, Monterrey, Mexico
  • TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS – Halic Shipyards, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Woods Bagot – Melbourne Innovation Precinct, Melbourne, Australia
  • Woods Bagot – Younghusband Woolstore Redevelopment, Melbourne, Australia

Competition Entries

Save this picture!

Science Loop. Image Courtesy of Donghua Chen & Partners

Science Loop. Image Courtesy of Donghua Chen & Partners
  • Afsarmanesh Architects – Mosque in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Benoy – Suzhou Old Town Retail, Street Suzhou, China
  • Donghua Chen & Partners – Lithuanian National Science and Innovation Centert, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Dr.Magyar – International Conference Centre – Windblown Icon, Riga, Latvia
  • Hayball – Melbourne University Innovation Precinct, Student Accommodation, Melbourne, Australia
  • IND architects – Klenovyi Bulvar Subway Station Concept, Moscow, Russia
  • IND architects – Water Tower Redevelopment Concept, Moscow, Russia
  • KoningEizenberg with Estudio Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman & Spurlock Landscape Architects – EPCM + science park, El Paso, United States of America
  • Nextoffice – Sadra Civic Center, Sadra, Iran
  • Pilbrow and Partners – The Blade Gate, London, United Kingdom
  • Savage Dodd Architects with Urban Works – Tower on Main, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Shane Thompson Architects – Darwin Bombings Memorial, Darwin, Australia
  • Sheltainer – Where Humanity Meets Hope, Egypt
  • Studio Gang – Tour Montparnasse, Paris, France
  • Studioninedots – REBEL, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Warren and Mahoney Architects – University of Waikato Marae and Multi-Purpose Facility, Hamilton, New Zealand

Culture

Save this picture!

Waterfront Cultural Museum. Imagecredit Helen and Hard

Waterfront Cultural Museum. Imagecredit Helen and Hard
  • 3XN Architects with BVN, Aspects Studio & WallnerWeiss – Sydney Fish Market, Sydney, Australia
  • AECOM – Zhayeba Village Renovation and Overall Masterplan, Tibet, China
  • Amkna Design Studio – Sedhiou Cultural Center, Sedhiou, Senegal
  • CHROFI – The Ian Potter National Conservatory, Canberra, Australia
  • Gerber Architekten – The Nobel Quran Oasis, Madinah, Saudi-Arabia
  • Helen & Hard Architects – Navet – new museum building for Vest Agder Museum, Kristiansand, Norway
  • Laboratory for Diverse Status – Atman and Art, Beijing, China
  • Lund Hagem Architects and Atelier Oslo – Deichman Library, Oslo, Norway
  • Mashabane Rose & Associates – Dinosaur Interpretive Centre, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Clarens, South Africa
  • Pilbrow & Partners – Walthamstow EMD Cinema, London, United Kingdom
  • SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS – Shiva Museum, Jaipur, India
  • Steven Chilton Architects – Wuxi Taihu Show Theatre, Wuxi, China
  • Studio 44 Architects – Museum of the siege of Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS – Ataturak Cultue Center, Istanbul, Turkey
  • TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS – M. K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • wHY with GRAS – The Butterfly Pavilion, Edinburgh – International Design Competition, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Education

  • Architectus – Carey Baptist Grammar School, Kew, Australia
  • Boogertman + Partners Architects – Tatu City Education Village, Niarobi, Kenya
  • BRT RUS – Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
  • BVN – Carlton Connect, Melbourne, Australia
  • CetraRuddy Architecture – The Choice School Thiruvalla, Thiruvalla, India
  • Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp – University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • KANT Arkitekter – TEC H.C. Ørsted Gymnasiet, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS – The Learning Squares, Mumbai, India
  • Stantec Architecture with KPMB Architects – Destination Project – Science & Academic Building, Lethbridge, Canada
  • Studio 44 Architects – Educational centre for gifted children, Sochi, Russia
  • Warren and Mahoney Architects – Lincoln University and AgResearch Joint Facility, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Woods Bagot – St Mary’s Calne School Library, Calne, United Kingdom

Experimental

Save this picture!

KANVA's IMAGO. Image credit KANVA

KANVA’s IMAGO. Image credit KANVA
  • AECOM – 3D printed Wave Dissipation System, Qingdao, China
  • Desitecture – Ariel City, China
  • E.L.R. Architects and Planners – Merging Architecture and Biology – Dead Sea Resurrection Project, Dead Sea, Israel
  • KANVA – Imago, Montreal, Canada
  • LandLAB – Island, Auckland, New Zealand
  • NIKKEN SEKKEI – Cool Tree, Tokyo, Japan
  • NIKKEN SEKKEI – W350Project, Tokyo, Japan
  • PLP Architecture – SkyPod, Shenzhen, China
  • RUFproject – Eine Phantastische Kunstwerk, Vancouver, Canada
  • Scott Brownrigg with Crown Architecture & Consulting – Reinventing New York’s Park Avenue Medians – The Wind Turbine, New York City, United States of America
  • ZNERA – The Smog Project, Delhi, India

Health

  • Aamer Architects – St John’s, Singapore, Singapore
  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – The Alder Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • HDR Inc. – Sydney University Health Precinct – Stage 1, Camperdown, Australia
  • Stantec Architecture – Cambridge Memorial Hospital Redevelopment, Cambridge, Canada
  • Studio Gang – Beloit College Powerhouse, Beloit, United States of America
  • White Arkitekter – Panzi Hospital Bukavu, Republic of Congo

House

  • Modern Office of Design + Architecture – Lakeview Residence, Calgary, Canada
  • Nextoffice – Guyim Vault House, Shiraz, Iran
  • Pilbrow & Partners – Private House in Kensington, London, United Kingdom
  • PROARH – The Seagull, Baćina, Croatia
  • RTA Studio – Arrowtown House, Arrowtown, New Zealand
  • SJB Architects – Sydney Harbour Residence, Sydney, Australia
  • Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos – Casa San Juan, Tulum, Mexico
  • WEST GROUP ARCHITECTURE – Glass House Snagov, Snagov, Romania

Infrastructure

  • 70F architecture – Highway Solarpanel Field, Almere, Netherlands
  • AECOM – Eco-Shoreline Design, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • AECOM and Cepezed – Schiphol New Pier, Schiphol, Netherlands
  • Corgan – Connect: A Mega Skyport, Multiple locations, United States of America
  • Hawkins\Brown – Thames Tideway Tunnel, London, United Kingdom
  • Monk Mackenzie + Jasmax – Te Whau, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Monk Mackenzie – Thiruvalluvar, Kanyakumari, India
  • Paul Lukez Architecture – The Floating Bridge, Boston, United States of America
  • Rodeo architects – Action Plan for increased city life; Strategy for a car free Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  • SPF:architects – Rumblefish – a.k.a. The Taylor Yard Bike & Pedestrian Bridge, Los Angeles, United States of America
  • Sturgess Architecture – Green Line Light Rail Transit, Calgary, Canada
  • ZuidZuidPlus Architects – a collaboration between Team V Architecture, Zwarts & Jansma and Bosch Slabbers – Zuidasdok Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Leisure Led Development

Save this picture!

Zig Zag Hotel. Image Courtesy of BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

Zig Zag Hotel. Image Courtesy of BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
  • BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group – Audemars Piguet Hôtel des Horlogers, Le Brassus, Switzerland
  • CLOU architects – Wuyi Yuansu Hot Spring Resort, Yuansu, China
  • Coldefy & Associates Architects Urban Planners – Tropicalia, Rang-du-Fliers, France
  • GOA – Alila Wuzhen, Jiaxing, China
  • HDR Inc. – FOMO, Fremantle, Australia
  • MVSA Architects with Arcadis – Holland Casino Venlo, Venlo, Netherlands
  • Neo Dimensions Architects – PEMBI Nature Conservation Area, Tete Province, Mozambique
  • Omar González Pérez – Plaza Avandaro, Valle de Bravo, Mexico
  • RUFproject – Lusail Stadium & Sportpark, Lusail, Qatar
  • Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos – Tree House, Acapulco, Mexico
  • SPLYCE INTERIOR DESIGN – Shibui Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Studio Seilern Architects – Restaurant Gütsch, Andermatt, Switzerland
  • Vo Trong Nghia Architects – Chicland Hotel, Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Vo Trong Nghia Architects – Sheraton Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • Wei Sun Architects – Wenling Resort, Taizhou, China
  • ZUO STUDIO – Bamboo Pavilion, World Flora Exposition, Taipei City, Taiwan

Masterplanning

  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris – Blossom Street, E1, London, United Kingdom
  • Benoy – Central Quay, Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Directors of the bureau: Oleg Shapiro and Dmitry Likin – Moscow’s Monorail Transport System, Revitalisation, Moscow, Russia
  • Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios – Kirkstall Forge, Leeds, United Kingdom
  • IF (Integrated Field) – Cuchi Organic Eco Farm, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • LandLAB – Queenstown Town Centre Masterplan, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • MAI hung trung Architect – &Lang, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Omarniyoun – Heritage District, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
  • PENG ARCHITECTS INC. – Child Friendly Public Space, Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • Pilbrow & Partners – 8 Albert Embankment,London, United Kingdom
  • RAU with karres+brands & SeArch – Triango, Paris, France
  • Rodeo architects – Action Plan for increased city life; Strategy for a car free Oslo, Oslo, Norway
  • Sebastian Monsalve + Juan David Hoyos – Medellin River Parks / Botanical Park Master Plan, Medellin, Colombia
  • Shma Company Limited, 10 KM – Bangkok, Thailand
  • Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Shanghai Huangpu Old Town Urban Design, Shanghai, China
  • SPEECH – District of low-rise housing in Sergiev Posad, Sergiev Posad, Russia

Office

  • 3XN Architects – Olympic House – International Olympic Comittee HQ, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • APA Wojciechowski – GreenProperties for GetResponse HQ, Gdańsk, Poland
  • Benthem Crouwel Architects – Headquarter Goede Doelen Loterijen, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • DSDHA – Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
  • Form4 Architecture – Binary Harmonics, Oakland, United States of America
  • Helen & Hard Architects with SAAHA – Bjergsted Financial Park, Bjergsted, Norway
  • Monk Mackenzie Architects – FSNI, Auckland, New Zealand
  • New Wave Architecture – Turoboseal Tech Headquarter , Tehran, Iran
  • RB Systems – 265 West 45th Street, New York City, United States of America
  • SANJAY PURI ARCHITECTS – C C OFFICES, Nashik, India
  • SPEECH – Mixed-use office building on 2-aya Brestskaya, Moscow, Russia
  • TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS – TEHRAN TRADE TOWERS, Tehran, Iran
  • Tchoban Voss Architekten – Wooden Offices, Berlin, Germany
  • Vo Trong Nghia Architects – Nanoco Head Office, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Vo Trong Nghia Architects – Urban Farming Office, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Residential

Save this picture!

Amsterdam HAUT. Image credit Team V

Amsterdam HAUT. Image credit Team V
  • Architekten Wannenmacher + Möller – Student Housing Grünewaldstraße, Bielefeld, Germany
  • AURA – Jefaira- Phase III, Marsa Matrouh, Egypt
  • Bio-architecture Formosana – Taisugar’s Circular Village, Tainan, Taiwan
  • blocher partners – Santa Elena Nature Condos, Laguna, Phippines
  • Bulnes Arquitectos – Helea Tower, Puebla, México
  • EAA Emre Arolat Architecture – Golkoy Houses, Bodrum-Mugla, Turkey
  • Erginoğlu & Çalışlar Architects – Notos Kaş Vacation Houses, Antalya, Turkey
  • Jestico + Whiles – Sakura. Prague, Czech Republic
  • Lendager Group with MOE A/S – The Resource Rows, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Magi Design Studio – Parigi Residences, Tangerang, Indonesia
  • opia – Niavaran residential, Tehran, Iran
  • PLP Architecture with University of Cambridge & Provast – Oakwood Tower II, Netherlands
  • Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos – Amelia Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
  • Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos – Sweetwater Student Housing, Sweetwater, United States of America
  • Studio Gang – Amsterdam Tower, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Team V Architecture – HAUT, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Landscape

Rural Projects

  • AECOM – Singapore-Nanjing Eco Island Waterfront Scenic Belt Phase 1, Nanjing, China
  • Batlle i Roig Arquitectura – Pedestrian Path along the Gypsum Mines, Barcelona, Spain
  • Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter with Landskapsfabrikken – Uredd rest area, Gildeskål Municipality, Norway
  • Shma Company – Lupin Research Park, Pune, India
  • TERROIR – Koondrook Wharf, Koondrook, Australia

Urban Projects

Save this picture!

Zaryadye Park, Moscow. Image credit Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Zaryadye Park, Moscow. Image credit Diller Scofidio + Renfro
  • ANTAO Group – Pride of Life, Kunming, China
  • Beijing Tsinghua Tongheng Urban Planning & Design Institute – Olympic Committee Headquarters translation, Beijing, China
  • Ecoland Planning and Design – Laoximen – Urban Transformation Phase I, Changde, China
  • Gustafson Porter + Bowman – Marina One, Singapore, Singapore
  • HASSELL – Darling Harbour Public Realm, Sydney, Australia
  • HASSELL – Optus Stadium and Stadium Park, Perth, Australia
  • SCHØNHERR – Kokkedal Climate Adaptation, Kokkedal, Denmark
  • Sebastián Monsalve Arquitectura – Medellin River Parks, Medellin, Colombia
  • Sergey Kuznetsov, Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Heargreaves Associates & Citymakers – Zaryadye Park, Moscow, Russia
  • Shenzhen AUBE Architectural Engineering Design – Shenzhen Talent Park, Shenzhen, China
  • studioMilou – Place de la Breche, Noirt, France
  • Turenscape – Puyangjiang River Corridor: Building A Greenway, Jinhua, China
  • Yazgan Design Architecture – Hamamyolu Urban Deck, Eskisehir, Turkey

News via: WAF

Plans for a drive-through supermarket revealed

Grocery shopping is a chore hated by many, and online services have become increasingly popular for helping customers avoid crowded aisles and the struggle of carrying heavy bags.

But, these services can require hours or even days to process an order, and for picky shoppers, selecting the best items is something that must be done personally.

Now, a Russian inventor has come up with the solution to please everyone—drive through supermarkets, where everything you need is on cascading shelves and you never have to get out of the car.

Scroll down for video 

MAKING SHOPPING EASY

Russian inventor Semenov Dahir Kurmanbievich has filed a patent application for drive through supermarkets to make shopping convenient and fast.

Many companies have stepped up to make products more easily available, even at the touch of a button. 

Amazon has added food delivery service to its Prime Now membership, and revealed plans for a ‘Dash’ button.

To purchase from local vendors, customers use the Prime Now app, available on iOS and Android devices.

Dash will be set up using the Amazon mobile app to assign the product you want.

Then, the Dash Button will order with a single press. 

The patent application was filed by Semenov Dahir Kurmanbievich, according to The Telegraph, and the plan aims to make grocery shopping convenient and improve customer service.

And, the inventor claims, it will lower costs for the vendor.

At the entrance of the store, a display would show the available stations to customers as they drive in.

Once they’ve driven to the free slots, they will begin and end their shopping in the same place, and the cashier waits just a few feet away.

Vertical ‘elevator-type racks’ will hold all kinds of items on your shopping list, from fresh produce and bread, to six-packs of beer and perishable items, like milk.

The shelves can be changed by pressing a button, which will bring on the next set of food products.

‘The present invention is directed to solving the technical problem of improving the quality of customer service while providing maximum convenience, choice of products, [and] reducing time to service customers,’ Kurmanbievich writes in the application.

It would also reduce ‘time and costs from commercial enterprises associated with the filing and layout of goods in the sales area, where there are buyers.’ 

A video describing the plan shows a large, enclosed building with rows of drive-up aisles.

The groceries are sent to the cashier on a conveyor belt as you pick them, meaning your food is being bagged while you’re still shopping, so there’s no wait at the end. When the customers are finished picking out their food, all they have to do is drive forward a few feet and pay

The groceries are sent to the cashier on a conveyor belt as you pick them, meaning your food is being bagged while you’re still shopping, so there’s no wait at the end. When the customers are finished picking out their food, all they have to do is drive forward a few feet and pay

Each car is parked in its own slot beside a vertical rack, where the customer will select the various food products without ever stepping outside the vehicle.

The groceries are sent to the cashier on a conveyor belt as you pick them, meaning your food is being bagged while you’re still shopping, so there’s no wait at the end.

When the customers are finished picking out their food, all they have to do is drive forward a few feet and pay.

The cashier will then hand over the bags, and the customer drives off.

Video playing bottom right…

When the shelves are running low on their items, staff can restock using a conveyor belt that feeds to the racks. 

Online grocery services, like Amazon’s food delivery program, operate with the similar goal of convenience, allowing a person to get groceries without the hassle of long lines and crowded parking lots.

Kurmanbievich’s patent, however, reveals a way for shoppers to expend minimal energy at the grocery store while still actually selecting the items themselves.

Vertical ‘elevator-type racks’ will hold all kinds of items on your shopping list, from fresh produce and bread, to six-packs of beer and perishable items, like milk. The shelves can be changed by pressing a button, which will bring on the next set of food products

Vertical ‘elevator-type racks’ will hold all kinds of items on your shopping list, from fresh produce and bread, to six-packs of beer and perishable items, like milk. The shelves can be changed by pressing a button, which will bring on the next set of food products

When the shelves are running low on their items, staff can restock using a conveyor belt that feeds to the racks. Each car is parked in its own slot beside a vertical rack, where the customer will select the various food products without ever stepping outside the vehicle

When the shelves are running low on their items, staff can restock using a conveyor belt that feeds to the racks. Each car is parked in its own slot beside a vertical rack, where the customer will select the various food products without ever stepping outside the vehicle

News via: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech

See the Twelve Russian Stadiums That Is Hosting the 2018 World Cup

is picture!

See the Twelve Russian Stadiums That Will Host the 2018 World Cup, By <a href='https://www.soccer.ru/galery/995258/photo/652541'>Эдгар Брещанов</a> [<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fisht_Olympic_Stadium_2017.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

By Эдгар Брещанов [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Every four years, millions of soccer fans tune in to watch the best national teams battle it out at the World Cup—all for a chance to call themselves the best soccer team in the world. The FIFA World Cup, much like the Olympic games, encourages a great deal of development in the host country, with the addition of stadiums, infrastructure, and other programs needed to support the mass of fans who will head to cheer on their country. This year, Russia will be hosting the event and will be spending an estimated 10 billion dollars in both building new arenas, and refurbishing their existing facilities. The 2018 tournament will host 65 matches across 11 cities in 12 of the most modern stadiums in the world. We’ve compiled a list that show these impressive stadiums and arenas, and offer a glimpse as to how they will be used long after the winner of the 2018 World Cup is crowned.

Check out the twelve stadiums that will host matches in the 2018 World Cup below.

Luzhniki Stadium / Moscow

Save this picture!

Mos.ru [<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0">CC BY 4.0</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Luzhniki_Stadium2.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

Mos.ru [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Luzhniki Stadium was constructed in only 450 days between 1955-1956, a reflection of the Soviet Union‘s strong ambitions after they returned from their first Olympics with 71 medals. With a capacity of just over 81,000, the stadium has hosted the 1980 Olympics, the 1999 UEFA Cup Final, and the Champions League final, among other international events. To prepare for the 2018 World Cup, the stands have been divided into two tiers and the athletic tracks have been removed. This arena is the site of the final World Cup match.

Spartak Stadium / Moscow

Save this picture!

Mos.ru [<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0">CC BY 4.0</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spartak_stadium_in_Moscow.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

Mos.ru [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located on the site of a former airfield, Spartak Stadium is the first permanent home field of 22-time Soviet/Russian champions Spartak Moscow. The exterior of the stadium features a series of connected diamonds that can be changed to reflect the colors of the teams playing that day.

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium / Nizhny Novgorod

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bjj1BoIhif5/embed/?cr=1&v=8&wp=638&rd=www.archdaily.com#%7B%22ci%22%3A0%2C%22os%22%3A6360.550000000001%7D

Construction for the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium began in 2015, and draws on themes of wind and water in its circular form. It boasts an undulating and semi-transparent facade which lights up at night. FC Olimpiyets Nizhny Novgorod is the club team who will inherit the stadium after the conclusion of the World Cup.

Mordovia Arena / Saransk

Save this picture!

By Эрзянин [<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0">CC BY-SA 4.0</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D0%A1%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%B4%D0%B8%D0%BE%D0%BD_Mordovia_arena.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

By Эрзянин [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Mordovia Arena is set to be one of the most colorful arenas in the 2018 World Cup with its orange, red, and white exterior. Although construction began in 2010, numerous delays, mainly due to a lack of funding, meant that the stadium was not finished until late 2017. With an initial capacity of 45,000 for the World Cup, the upper tier will be removed and transformed into a walkable concourse once it becomes the home stadium of FC Mordovia Saransk of the Russian Premier League.

Kazan Arena / Kazan

Save this picture!

By Andsemar [<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0">CC BY-SA 4.0</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kazan_Arena_2017.png">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

By Andsemar [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located 510 miles from Moscow, the Kazan Arena was completed in the summer of 2013 to serve as the host venue for the Summer Universidade, an international multi-sport event for university athletes. This arena also hosted a portion of the competitions at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships, for which the field was replaced by two large swimming pools. If this stadium looks familiar, it’s because it was spearheaded by Populous, who also designed the new Wembley and Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium.

Samara Arena / Samara

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh9vuCphT0B/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=8&wp=638&rd=www.archdaily.com#%7B%22ci%22%3A1%2C%22os%22%3A6364.410000000001%7D

Holding just under 45,000 fans, the Samara Arena’s space-like design is influenced by the region’s renowned aerospace sector. Once the World Cup is over, it will be renamed the “Cosmos Arena” and become the new home field of local Krylia Sovetov.

Ekaterinburg Arena / Ekaterinburg

https://www.instagram.com/p/BiymqBVHJBs/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=8&wp=638&rd=www.archdaily.com#%7B%22ci%22%3A2%2C%22os%22%3A6367.705000000001%7D

Russia‘s fourth-largest city, Ekaterinburg is on the geographical border of Europe and Asia, at the foot of the Ural Mountains. Nominated as a World Cup host city, Ekaterinburg was faced with the dilemma of having to produce a venue that houses a minimum of 35,000 fans, as per FIFA rules. To meet this requirement, temporary additional seating was designed to stretch beyond the outside of the stadium, behind both goals.

Saint Petersburg Stadium / Saint Petersburg

Save this picture!

By A.Savin (Wikimedia Commons · WikiPhotoSpace) [<a href="http://artlibre.org/licence/lal/en">FAL</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spb_06-2017_img42_Krestovsky_Stadium.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

By A.Savin (Wikimedia Commons · WikiPhotoSpace) [FAL], via Wikimedia Commons

Known typically as the Krestovsky Stadium or Zenit Arena, this venue will be dubbed the Saint Petersburg Stadium when it hosts the World Cup matches. Construction began in 2007, but due to a number of delays including a total redesign to comply with FIFA requirements and investors pulling from the project, the stadium was completed in 2017, just in time for the Confederations Cup. Equipped with a sliding field and retractable roof, the stadium is one of the most technologically advanced in the world. After the World Cup, the stadium will be home to Zenit St. Petersburg, and will also host several matches in Euro 2020.

Kaliningrad Stadium / Kaliningrad

https://www.instagram.com/p/BiTwDmAAyur/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=8&wp=638&rd=www.archdaily.com#%7B%22ci%22%3A3%2C%22os%22%3A16368.295%7D

Loosely based on Herzog and de Meuron‘s Allianz Arena, the newly built Kaliningrad Stadium has overcome a number of obstacles in order to be completed in time for the World Cup. It was initially designed to hold 45,000 seats and feature a retractable roof, but the modest, roofless, 35,000 seat venue will now host four first-group matches in the 2018 World Cup.

Volgograd Arena / Volgograd

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi-OwmWB3YM/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=8&wp=638&rd=www.archdaily.com#%7B%22ci%22%3A4%2C%22os%22%3A16373.560000000001%7D

Another stadium built just for the World Cup, this arena features a lattice exterior and a cabled roof, making it one of the most architecturally distinct venues. After the World Cup, Volgograd Arena will be reduced to a 35,000 seat capacity and become the new home of Rotor Volgograd.

Rostov Arena / Rostov-on-Don

Save this picture!

By Светлана Бекетова (https://www.soccer.ru/galery/1044638/photo/722294) [<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0">CC BY-SA 3.0</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rostov_Arena.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

By Светлана Бекетова (https://www.soccer.ru/galery/1044638/photo/722294) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Rostov Arena is situated on the southern bank of the River Don, and is planned to be the first development of a new city center that will be constructed over the coming years. Groundbreaking for this World Cup stadium began in 2013, during which in-tact shells from World War II were found on the site. After the World Cup, FC Rostov, the 2014 Russian Cup winners, will call this arena their new home field.

Fisht Stadium / Sochi

Save this picture!

By Oleg Bkhambri (Voltmetro) [<a href="http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en">CC0</a>], <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2017_Confederation_Cup_-_MEXNZL_-_Fisht.jpg">via Wikimedia Commons</a>

By Oleg Bkhambri (Voltmetro) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

Located on the Black Sea, Sochi is the longest city in Europe, with an urban area stretching around 140 kilometers from end to end. The stadium was built as the main venue for the 2014 Winter Olympics, which explains why the stadium’s form resembles snowy, sloping mountain peaks. The open ends of the stadium, which once allowed for views of the Krasnaya Polyana mountains and the Black sea, have been filled with temporary seating to accommodate the World Cup crowds.

News via BBC.

SLIDING AND STACKING PARTITION / LAMINATE / PROFESSIONAL PREMIUM GREENLINE

sliding and stacking partition / laminate / professional

Characteristics

  • Type:

    sliding and stacking

  • Material:

    laminate

  • Applications:

    professional

Description

Technically and visually, we can fulfil almost every request thanks to our customised individual mobile wall systems. In the premium segment, we impress our customers with exclusive designs combined with the latest technology and the highest of safety standards. Together, we want to look to the future and are committed to environmentally responsibility. Our corporate policy is geared towards environmental sustainabilityin order to protect our planet.

We are achieving this goal via a number of methods. The waste from our production process is burned in our own system for heating, and the solar panels installation on the roof is not only economical, but also demonstrates our modern use of renewable energies. We will continue to work hard in this respect.

Christo’s First UK Outdoor Public Sculpture Opens on the Serpentine Lake

Save this picture!

The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18. Image © Wolfgang Volz

The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18. Image © Wolfgang Volz

The “London Mastaba” has opened in Hyde Park. A temporary sculpture floating on the Serpentine Lake, the project is the first major public outdoor sculpture in the United Kingdom designed by the artist Christo. The opening comes as new photographs by Wolfgang Volz are released which chart the construction and completion of the striking art piece.

Featuring 7,506 horizontally-stacked barrels floating on the Serpentine Lake, the Mastaba coincides with an exhibition of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work at the Serpentine Galleries featuring sculptures, drawings, collages, and photographs spanning more than 60 years.

Workers building the inner frame of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang VolzWorkers screw together the sculpture's steel frame. Image © Wolfgang VolzWorkers installing barrels on the vertical side of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang VolzThe London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18. Image © Wolfgang Volz+ 20

Save this picture!

The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18. Image © Wolfgang Volz

The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18. Image © Wolfgang Volz
Save this picture!

The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18. Image © Wolfgang Volz

The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18. Image © Wolfgang Volz

Volz’s photographs document the construction of the scheme built to a height of 65 feet (20 meters) by a team of engineers. The barrels were specifically fabricated and painted for the sculpture, a blend of red, white, blue and mauve. The sculpture sits on a floating platform made of high-density polyethylene cubes held with weighted anchors, with a steel scaffolding frame giving the sculpture rigidity.

Save this picture!

Workers assemble the sculpture's floating platform, made of high-density polyethylene cubes. Image © Wolfgang Volz

Workers assemble the sculpture’s floating platform, made of high-density polyethylene cubes. Image © Wolfgang Volz
Save this picture!

Workers placing barrels on the roof of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz

Workers placing barrels on the roof of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz

Supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the exhibition will be the artists’ first in a UK public institution since 1979 and will showcase their long-running exploits with barrel forms, chosen initially for their sculptural effect and low cost.

The Mastaba has been supported by The Royal Parks, Westminster Council, and BlueBird Boats, but was funded by Christo, without the use of public money. The project is free for all to view from June 18th to September 23rd, at which point a majority of the materials comprising the sculpture will be removed and industrially recycled in the UK.

Save this picture!

Workers installing barrels on the vertical side of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz

Workers installing barrels on the vertical side of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz
Save this picture!

Workers screw together the sculpture's steel frame. Image © Wolfgang Volz

Workers screw together the sculpture’s steel frame. Image © Wolfgang Volz

The Mastaba’s opening comes amidst a flurry of activity at Hyde Park, with the opening of the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion by Frida Escobedo taking place in the previous week.

Save this picture!

On top of the floating platform, workers install the steel frame of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz

On top of the floating platform, workers install the steel frame of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz
Save this picture!

Barrels being installed on the slanted wall of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz

Barrels being installed on the slanted wall of the London Mastaba. Image © Wolfgang Volz

News via: Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Where we stand: Buildings are infrastructure

Boston Public Library

EAST BOSTON BRANCH LIBRARY

Like our bridges and highways, America’s public buildings are crumbling. Every year that we put off necessary repairs and renovations, we increase costs to taxpayers.  Every time we repeal building codes that require structures to be more secure and resilient, we endanger life and property. Unless we include buildings in the discussion about our nation’s infrastructure renewal, taxpayers will be stuck with decrepit community places, higher bills when repairs come due and structures vulnerable to disasters and threats.

Buildings are just as vital to our safety, security and sustenance as roads, bridges and mass transit systems. In fact, a poll commissioned last year by the American Institute of Architects found that more than 80 percent of Americans see public buildings as part of the nation’s infrastructure. Schools, for example, are the second largest public infrastructure investment after transportation.

As architects and designers, we uphold the following principles:

  • Infrastructure includes the public buildings that house our schools, courts, libraries, community centers and affordable housing. Any conversation about investing in the nation’s infrastructure must include the structures that connect Americans.
  • Buildings must be a part of the infrastructure debate. Nearly all Americans (94%) agree that well-supported and maintained public buildings are important to their communities. Voters must expect policymakers to make the places where they meet, learn and conduct other business a part of any 21st century American infrastructure renewal.
  • New infrastructure must be resilient to a changing climate. The world has changed. Sea levels are rising, disasters and threats are increasing. Public buildings that can mitigate the damage from extreme weather and other threats are not today’s regulatory burdens, but tomorrow’s assets.
  • Building codes are the foundation of a resilient, safe infrastructure. We must fight efforts to weaken building codes in the quest for short-term profits. These efforts endanger life and property and jeopardize the built environment’s ability to withstand extreme weather events, devastating fires, and seismic and geologic events.
  • We’ve built infrastructure before; we can do it again. Existing policies are already in place that can leverage billions of dollars in federal money to spur state and local infrastructure projects like schools, libraries and community centers. The Energy Efficient Commercial tax deduction alone has created millions of jobs and billions of dollars in GDP while helping local governments design buildings that save taxpayers and communities money.
  • Good design yields big returns on infrastructure investment. Studies show that for every dollar spent on buildings to mitigate hazards, society saves $4 in return.  Almost 40 percent of all US energy is consumed by buildings that produce carbon through heating, cooling and lighting and through their construction. Smart design that conserves energy not only reduces demand on our energy infrastructure, but lowers Americans’ tax bills.
  • Infrastructure must secure and unite. Innovative design techniques for public structures like U.S. embassies, promenades and borders can secure our nation’s most important spaces while enabling a free and open society. Every day that America neglects its buildings is another day that future generations are burdened by our failure to plan and design.

Whether we live in big cities or small towns, Americans have the right to quality schools, hospitals and libraries—all the infrastructure that shelter, protect and uplift our communities. The infrastructure we design today must be one that is worthy of passing down to our children tomorrow.

Image credits

Boston Public LibraryRobert Benson Photography

NCARB Reports Number of Architects Up 10% Compared to a Decade Ago

NCARB Reports Number of Architects Up 10% Compared to a Decade Ago, © <a href=https://www.flickr.com/photos/eager/5347925719'>Flickr user Forgemind ArchiMedia</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/'>CC BY 2.0</a>

© Flickr user Forgemind ArchiMedia licensed under CC BY 2.0

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has recently released new data surveying the number of licensed architects in the United States. Conducted annually by NCARB, the 2017 Survey of Architectural Registration Boards provides exclusive insight into data from the architectural licensing boards of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. At first glance, the numbers reflect promising growth for the architecture profession. The number of architects licensed in the U.S. rose to 113,554, according to the survey, which is a 3% increase from 2016 and a 10% increase from the numbers reported a decade ago.

Even more impressive, when you compare the increase in registered architects to the U.S. population, the number of architects licensed has risen over 10% since 2008; while the total U.S. population has risen 8%, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. That equates to roughly 1 architect for every 2,900 people in the country. To put this into perspective, a medium-sized architecture firm of 50 people would theoretically have the potential to directly impact 145,000 people in the U.S.

Based on these statistics, one might assume that more architects naturally means more architecture, thus more influence from the profession in general. But that might not be the case. Read on for more data from NCARB‘s report and what it could mean for the profession as a whole.

Save this picture!

Courtesy of NCARB

Courtesy of NCARB

Over the past few years, NCARB has been making an obvious effort to streamline the path to licensure and remove unnecessary barriers. NCARB CEO Michael J. Armstrong believes the numbers in the recent report reflect their efforts. With over 5,200 candidates completing the core education, experience and examination requirements for licensure, this record high might suggest a promising future for the generations to come.

While the numbers indicate an upward trajectory for the profession overall, it’s important to step back and view this assumption from an economic perspective. With a higher supply of architects in the U.S., will this in turn mean less work for architects across the board? Economically speaking, a greater supply generally leads to a lesser demand.

In order to combat this supply and demand, it is important for the architectural profession to begin exploring more innovative ways to practice. The traditional client relationship is evolving in the age of digital media, and perhaps it is time to take advantage of this evolution through investing in new ways to find and secure work. It is an exciting time to be in any creative industry, this report proves that. Find a way to set yourself apart from the crowd–you might even end up making an impact you may not have anticipated was possible.

To learn more about NCARB’s data and the Survey of Architectural Registration Boards, visit the website here.

News via: NCARB

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: