“We are delighted to have this opportunity to create a major new extension and remodel the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. Our design will restore the existing mid-twentieth century building and setting to its original glory, create a new publicly accessible atrium space and add major new galleries for contemporary art in a floating pavilion.” – @officialnormanfoster
The Antiques Roadshow is being filmed on Friday 19 July @walesbotanic, the site of the Great Glasshouse built in 2000. 19 years on, click the link in our bio to view the latest interactive 360.
“Apple Xinyi A13 is in essence, a beautiful shaded plaza with a lovely calming water feature and a small entrance pavilion which takes you down into an Apple store – that is it. Its understated simplicity belies the extraordinary complexity behind the incredibly thin carbon fibre roof, the amazing earthquake-resistant structure as well as the beautiful water sculptures that imbue the space with calmness and serenity. We wanted to design a public space with a building that was so refined that its presence is hardly felt, yet it makes a positive contribution to the city.” – Sir Jonathan Ive
@officialnormanfoster discusses the redevelopment of the Museo del Prado and the practice’s unique take on the boundaries between the old and the new.
Designs for a new boathouse have been revealed for non-profit Row New York, which will substantially increase its reach, accommodating up to five times as many students and bringing all its activities under one roof for the first time.
The Nanshan Technology Finance City seeks to create urban fabric for Shenzhen in the 21st century. As Shenzhen continues to develop rapidly in the coming decade, it will provide a vibrant hub and exciting workplaces for people and visitors from around the world.
The four stations along the route – conceived as gateways to each city – are inspired by the ancient architectural traditions of the region and provide a shaded retreat from the sun while creating a new infrastructural spine for sustainable transport in Saudi Arabia.
Eid Mubarak 🌙