The Evolution Tower (aka City Palace Tower or Wedding Palace) has arguably become Moscow City’s new architectural landmark. Located in the high-rise business district on the Presnenskaya Embankment, the tower’s iconic spiral design celebrates the speed and energy of urban life in Moscow.
At Part 2, we explore how BIM, through this structured collaborative approach, can help facade experts increase their competence and compliance, and of course deliver better facade projects.
The Africa Construction Summit 2017 held in Munich last week, was a unique opportunity for international construction industry professionals to meet in Europe with key players from Africa and gain access to major infrastructure and construction projects.
The record breaking bridge seems to float 300 meters (1,000 ft) above the ground, suspended between two mountain cliffs in Zhangjiajie park. The bridge is designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan with visitors crossing 99 panels of clear glass on this see-through walkway to reach the opposite cliff.
From storefronts and window panes to the most stunning state-of-the-art buildings around the world, the role of glass in architecture has evolved immensely over the years. The ubiquity of glass facades and structures is echoed on glass’ abilities to enhance, diffuse, reflect and transfer light as a result of its transparency.
A while back, during a meeting with a renowned architect from Africa, I was trying to help him understand the need to integrate BIM (Building Information Modeling) in the design process, in order to speed and simplify things. However, ...
For several decades, eminent scientists have warned that we are polluting the planet at a pace beyond its natural systems can process. The same time non-renewable resources are consumed at a faster rate than at any previous point in the history. Fossil fuel emissions alongside with deforestation have been cited as the main factors causing destabilisation of the climate.
Stockholm, like many other cities, has a major need for more non-commercial public indoor environments. Utopia Arkitekter wants to start a discussion in Stockholm: how do we manage and develop our public spaces?
The global facades market size is expected to reach USD 339.46 billion by 2024, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The surge in the adoption of advanced eco-friendly facades across North America and Europe is anticipated to fuel the market growth in the coming years.
WinDoorEx Middle East + Glass & Aluminum is one of the largest trade fairs for windows, doors and facades, in the Middle East. Εvery year, it attracts leading international experts to showcase their newest and most innovative products for the industry.