Design & Desire

The much-anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi opened to the public on November 11th last year, with a spectacular week-long series of celebrations. Designed by French Architect Jean Nouvel, the spectacular design of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s dome forms a cluster of stars when illuminated, lighting up the night sky.

Gönye Proje Tasarım has designed a comfortable and transparent environment with the use of modern design and different materials in harmony for SAMPA Automotive’s Headquarters which is located in Samsun – one of the biggest and most populated cities on the coast of the mid-Black Sea region of Turkey.

The Murray, Hong Kong – a Niccolo Hotel – has unveiled its new design by Foster + Partners, a global studio for architecture, urbanism and design. Set to redefine the luxury hospitality scene when it opens in January, the iconic landmark will be transformed into an international luxury hotel. The practice has been responsible for the restoration and renewal of the emblematic building – including its interiors, creating a unique destination for Hong Kong.

The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) has declared the winners for its annual Architectural Technology Awards. Announced and presented by CIAT President Gary Mees on 15th September 2017, the awards celebrated the latest achievements and highest quality in architectural technology.

Located on the Elbe River, on the western tip of the HafenCity in Hamburg, Germany, the Elbphilharmonie is one of the largest and most acoustically advanced concert halls in the world and an outstanding example of modern architecture.

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