Mega mall opens in Dubai

Even though the economy is grim, big malls are opening around the world. We recently mentioned the opening of the Westfield Mall in London and now the Dubai Mall has officially opened boasting the largest number of retailers in the world. As we mentioned earlier this year, the mall boasts a gold souk, a 10-million [...]

Eco Architeture: Sky Village

The municipality of Rødovre, an independent municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark, announced yesterday MVRDV and co-architect ADEPT winner of the design competition of the Rødovre Skyscraper. The 116 meter tall tower accommodates apartments, a hotel, retail and offices. A public park and a plaza are also part of the privately funded scheme. The new skyscraper with [...]

UK’s Largest Shopping Mall Opens in London

London was yesterday, the official home of Britain’s largest shopping mall with the launch of the $2.8 billion Westfield London Shopping Centre in Shepherd’s Bush , a massive 265-store, glass-roofed shopping center. The centre’s owners, Westfield and Commerzbank AG are confident that the looming British recession, the worst since 1991 will not negatively affect the [...]

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Irish Caste for Sale

Here’s a real chance of owning and being a part of real Irish history. The castle’s historic roots date back to the 10th century and it is located on an ancient druidic ceremonial ground. It was burned down in 1922 but rebuilt in 1928. It was sold to The State in 1951 but then the [...]

Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower by LAVA

Another day, another spectacular tower in Dubai: The Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower, a curvy building “inspired by the geometrical order of a snowflake and the aerodynamics of a Formula 1″, will not only appear in Dubai but in six other cities around the world. According to the architects who worked in Beijing’s Water Cube, [...]

New Super Mall Westfield London

The new Westfield Mall which opens on Thursday will cover 43 acres of space and cost £1.7 billion ($2,65 billion) to build. As the Telegraph reports the mall will have 265 shops, a 14-screen movie theater, 50 restaurants, a gym, spa, a library and 4,500 parking spaces. For the luxury-minded shopper the mall has a [...]

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