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Articles tagged “architecture”

Airlines

Korean Air’s new office-and-hotel tower in LA will be the tallest in California

Extremely high office vacancies in downtown Los Angeles aren't worrying architects or builders who say it’ll be another four years for the record-heigh tower opens its doors.

Korean Air’s new office-and-hotel tower in LA will be the tallest in California

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Europe’s highest building The Shard opens soon, with 800-foot-high viewing deck

The Shard stands out in comparison to similar attractions, not just for its impressive height, but because the building is filled with restaurants and a hotel guaranteed to boost profits.

Europe’s highest building The Shard opens soon, with 800-foot-high viewing deck

Tourism

How the High Line ethos is permeating everywhere else

The quest for authentic, immersive experiences, palatable enough, is the ethos and the architecture firm behind it is taking it to other buildings and public areas around the world.

How the High Line ethos is permeating everywhere else

Tourism

Restore a piece of history by adopting one of the Duomo di Milano’s 135 Gothic spires

National economies that rely on tourism are foolish to let famous monuments become tarnished. And for monuments like the Duomo that have a history of relying up on rich patrons for favors, its latest fundraiser isn't out of place at all.

Restore a piece of history by adopting one of the Duomo di Milano’s 135 Gothic spires

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SkiftDesign: Taiwan’s Lanyang Museum wins world architecture award

The Lanyang Museum is the largest museum in Yilan, a scenic county that is popular with tourists looking for a break from bustling city of Taipei.

SkiftDesign: Taiwan’s Lanyang Museum wins world architecture award

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Venice embarks on its month-long design conference with a floating theater

As architects and designers descend on the floating city for La Biennale di Venezie, the Archipelago Cinema should bring attendees' attention to the city's most pressing design issue of all -- its rising water levels.

Rail

No big thinking for New York City’s makeover of despised Penn Station

You don't need to be Louis Kahn to appreciate how wretched an experience it is to pass through NY Penn Station. Any proposal that doesn't begin with razing the structure is thinking too small.

Tourism

On the trail of a 16th-century imperial starchitect in Istanbul

Istanbul's symbols of power are almost exclusively religious and for that we can largely turn to the 16th century when an architect named Sinan gave the Ottoman empire's grand ambitions event grander shape.

Tourism

Medellín’s social urbanism has transformed the destination

The capital Bogata now looks to Medellin for inspiration in almost every sector -- especially attraction tourism.