• Exploring New Urbanism Principles in the 21st Century

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    Via AIA Dallas
    The discussion around how we plan the cities we want to live in is a never-ending conversation. As our world experiences shifts that impact urban designs in both predictable and unpredictable ways, some principals have held true- that cities that rely less on private transportation, create walkable neighborhoods, boast a multitude of public parks and spaces, and are designed at a more human scale tend to be favored and well-recieved by the people who inhabit them. Enter the concept of New Urbanism. Backed by these ideologies with a modern spin on is how they might apply to...
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  • Sou Fujimoto Architects Reveals Vanishing Design of Qianhai's New City Center Landmark

    Sou Fujimoto Architects Reveals Vanishing Design of Qianhai's New City Center Landmark

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    Courtesy of Sou Fujimoto Architects
    Sou Fujimoto Architects have revealed the winning design of the New City Center Landmark , a monumental floating tower on the bay of the Qianhaiwan district in Shenzhen. The proposed tower is 268m high, and consists of 99 individual tower-like elements connected a strong horizontal plane in the upper part, gradually vanishing as they descend. It is both one tower and a collection of towers all at once, symbolizing the future of societies in an age of diversity.
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