Al Warqa’a Mosque | ibda design

Designed with the intention of capturing the historical premise of a mosque as a communal space for worship, Al Warqa’a Mosque is a structure that also functions as a gathering place for the community. With the...

Pertamina Energy Tower | SOM

Pertamina Energy Tower The skyscraper Pertamina Energy Tower is the world's first super tall building in which minimizing energy consumption entirely informs the tower's placement, shape, systems and materials...

Qods Mosque | Arash H. Tehrani

Qods Mosque Arash H. Tehrani proposed a renovation concept to the Qods mosque, a religious structure in one of most crowded crossroads of Tehran. "The current situation has a confounded landscape with several ...

Timmerhuis | OMA

Timmerhuis Rotterdam's Timmerhuis is a new building for the city hall that accommodates municipal services, offices and residential units. OMA conceived a modular building with repeated units gradually set bac...

Venice Biennale 2012: Gateway | Foster+Partners

Venice Biennale 2012 "Public space is more important than any individual building, which we often take for granted", stated by Norman Foster on his encyclopedic video installation in the gateway of the 13th Ve...

Flatland | Aydın Büyüktaş

Inspired by Edwin Abbott's book “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions”, or maybe by Christopher Nolan movie, "Inception", Aydın Büyüktaş reimagined Istanbul urban fabric in a photo set called "Flatland". This...

What Makes A City Walkable or Unwalkable?

What is a Walkable City? Walking is the oldest and simplest form of human transportation. Nowadays, walking a few blocks or crossing a street seems inconvenience. Walkability is a new term to describe how frie...