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2019 SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge winners announced

Bee Breeders recently announced the winners of their second annual SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge. Taking home 2019’s prizes were Ka Wah Francis Cheung, Federico Fauli, Bryant Lau Liang Cheng, and San Yoon Minjae Koo. The competition brings together participants tasked with creating what could be the next iconic skyscraper for cities around the world. The competition’s […]

Europe’s tallest roadside work of art to be unveiled in Belgium

A highway in Belgium has been confirmed as the site of the world’s tallest public artwork, measuring at an astounding 60 metres, or twice the height of the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro and significantly taller than the Statue of Liberty in New York. The 250-tonne steel structure is called Arc Majeur  […]

Wynn Resorts to build massive complex highlights the arts

Wynn Resorts, the company founded by controversial art collector and casino mogul Steve Wynn, plans to double down on its commitment to gambling with a $2 billion expansion to its Macau resort and casino. What has been dubbed the Crystal Pavilion complex will not only be a haven for casino-goers but also a massive ode […]

Egypt welcomes visitors inside the ‘bent’ pyramid

The ‘bent’ pyramid is one of Egypt’s lesser known and less-visited pyramids but that may soon change as the pyramid has now been opened for visitors. The pyramid, which rises just over 100 metres out of the desert sands, lies only about 28km (17 miles) from Cairo and may now attract visitors to other parts […]

MoCo: Montpellier has a new art space

Temperatures were high and so was the turnout on June 29th for the opening of MoCo, also known as “Montpellier Contemporain”, a new art centre, or as some call it, the Languedoc region’s art hub. This festive occasion marked the culmination of a journey that was long and difficult. Initially the beautiful Hotel Montcalm, in […]

Frank Lloyd Wright buildings added to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most influential American architects of the 20th century. Today there are nearly 450 works recognized by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation as having been designed by the architect. Over the past 15 years, the Wright Foundation has worked to narrow that list down to just eight buildings that […]

2019 RIBA winners

On June 27th, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) recognised 54 British organisations as part of the 2019 RIBA Awards, which have continuously run since 1966. The awards that RIBA presented each of the organizations with recognise some of the UK’s best new architectural constructions while also providing a look into architectural and economic […]