Thursday, July 19, 2018

ARCHDAILY: Zhengzhou Twin Towers / gmp Architects







Text description provided by the architects. Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan Province, is experiencing ongoing growth. According to current estimates, the metropolis on the Yellow River will have over 11 million inhabitants by 2020. In order to prepare for this development, a new railway station has been built in recent years to the east of the city to create a central traffic interchange.

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https://www.archdaily.com/898336/zhengzhou-twin-towers-gmp-architects

Sunday, July 8, 2018

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST: Celebrate Four Decades of Arquitectonica’s Striking Structures




a large geometric building with square windows



“With most practitioners, an animating design philosophy—critical, social, aesthetic, what have you—usually compels a designer to want to realize his or her vision, to launch their Big Idea into the real world,” design writer Ian Volner pens in the foreword of Arquitectonica, a new monograph by Alastair Gordon ($85, Rizzoli). “Arquitectonica tends to abjure those kinds of master narratives: Ask the architects what overarching strategy unifies their current portfolio, and the response is likely to vary from partner to partner, from day to day, or simply to elicit a bemused shrug.”



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https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/arquitectonica-book

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