Building Design reports that “Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled designs for the Madrid headquarters of Spanish bank BBVA.
The design concept proposes creating a small city and artificial oasis on a site on the outskirts of the city, described by the architects as a “desert-like” space”
read the full article with images @ [SOURCE: Building Design – Herzog & de Meuron reveals design for Madrid bank HQ - Building Design].
Scottish Architecture reports “Russian energy giant Gazprom has pledged to fund the 396m-high RMJM-designed Okhta Centre tower in St Petersburg after the city government suspended its contribution to the project.
Read more at the SOURCE: Scottish Architecture – Gazprom pledges to fully fund RMJM’s St Petersburg tower
Daily Post North Wales reports “NORTH Wales’ first-ever green school opens its doors to more than 300 pupils on Anglesey today.
The relocated £3.7m Ysgol-y-Graig, which is built from sustainable timber, will generate its own electricity.”
[SOURCE: Daily Post North Wales – North Wales' first eco-friendly school opens]
“Dallas-based HKS Inc., the world’s ninth-largest architecture firm, has launched a group to promote eco-friendly design with its staff and clients.”
[SOURCE: dallasnews.com – HKS begins green design group | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Dallas Business News].
2008 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture: Daniel Wheeler and Lawrence Kearns of Wheeler Kearns Architects
SOURCE Chicagotibune – 2008 Chicagoans of the Year in architecture: Daniel Wheeler and Lawrence Kearns of Wheeler Kearns Architects