Tag Archives: Herzog & de Meuron

Arena Do Morro by Herzog & De Meuron

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 May 2014 7:58 pm | Sport Arenas

Arena Do Morro is a permeable gymnasium in the Mae Luiza region of Brazil and it was designed by the Herzog & De Meuron architectural practice as a venue for public events. The project combines traditional elements to create the unifying roof which is a symbol of the physical and social activities going on in the town as well as adding a new landmark for the region. Instead of offering a uniform project, the structure is comprised of a series…

Canary Wharf Development by Herzog & De Meuron

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Dec 2013 2:19 pm | Skyscrapers

The Canary Wharf Development began phase one in London, England and it wants to create a distinctive neighborhood for the city with a revised master plan designed by Allies and Morrison. A part of this plan is a new tower designed by Herzog & De Meuron along with residential properties that were designed by the Stanton Williams office. Called Wood Wharf, the mix-use development will have 3000 living units, 240000 square meters of commercial offices and over 100 retail outlets…

Perez Art Museum Miami by Herzog & De Meuron

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Dec 2013 9:13 am | Museums

The Perez Art Museum Miami was designed by the Herzog & De Meuron architectural practice and it serves as an extension to the museum park offering a new public space in the city. The project hosts exhibitions of 20th and 21st century art along with several workshops and educational activities. There are several outdoor spaces connected to the museum and the park nearby with a cantilevered canopy that ensures protection while also maintaining a view of the Biscayne Bay and…

Jade Signature by Herzog & De Meuron

By : Dennis Franklin | 28 May 2013 9:55 am | Other, Skyscrapers

The architectural practice of Herzog & De Meuron, who won the Pritzker award, designed the Jade Signature building in the tropical landscape of Miami which will host a luxury condominium of 57 floors right next to the Sunny Isles beach in uptown Miami. The project was designed by a team which consisted of the landscape architect Raymond Jungles and interior designer Pierre Yves Rochon and it consists of a tower in the shape of a parallelogram with an underground parking…

Beijing National Stadium by Herzog & de Meuron

By : Dennis Franklin | 21 May 2013 9:29 am | Sport Arenas

The Beijing National Stadium or the Bird’s Nest as it is also known was designed for the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics by the architectural practice of Herzog & de Meuron in joint venture with ArupSport, China Architectural Design & Research Group and Ai Weiwei. The entire cost for the project reached 423 million dollars and its design takes its inspiration from the Chinese ceramics with steel beams hiding the supports for the retractable roof which give the stadium the…

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