Sunday, October 7, 2018

architectural record:Nicholas Grimshaw Wins 2019 RIBA Gold Medal

RIBA Gold Medal

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named British Architect Nicholas Grimshaw recipient of the 2019 Gold Medal for lifetime achievement.

Known for Modernist public buildings and infrastructure projects—including the International Terminal at London’s Waterloo station, the 1994 RIBA Building of the Year Award, and the Eden Project in Cornwall, England, an ecological attraction with distinctive ETFE-clad biome domes—Grimshaw founded his firm in 1980. Today, the practice employs over 600 people in offices across the globe.


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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