Paris is aiming to reduce 75% of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, so could these futuristic green skyscrapers be the way forward?
2014 was a busy year for architecture and design. Here are some of the top players who shook the scene this year.
Paris city councillors voted against plans on Monday for French capital’s first modern skyscraper in more than 40 years: the Tour Triangle.
Dubai is reaching for the skies with a plan to build the world’s tallest twin towers as part of its “The Lagoons” project.
Dame Zaha Hadid has unveiled her latest design for a series of riverside towers in Toowong, in the Australian state of Queensland.
Architecture and design practice Heatherwick Studio has created a contemporary new distillery for gin brand Bombay Sapphire.
A Monaco penthouse could become the world’s most expensive property per square metre when it comes onto the market next year.
The indoor infinity “Skypool” at the building’s Shangri-La Hotel sits on the 52nd floor and features views of some of the capital’s most iconic sites.
When it opens in 2017, the City of Dreams Hotel Tower in Macau will house 780 guestrooms, suites and sky villas.
With 200 high-rise towers planned for London over the next 20 years to meet the city’s growing population, London‘s skyline is undergoing rapid changes.
The Saint Martins Lofts is a new development in the former Central Saint Martins Art School building on Charing Cross Road in London WC2.
The Crescent House, an $11.75 million beachfront stunner, is on the market for the first time.
The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has announced the acquisition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1954 Bachman Wilson House in New Jersey.
The Shard is to be joined by a new residential tower, south of the river Thames in London.
A rare prefabricated one-room house designed by Jean Prouvé in 1945 is on sale at Design Miami for $2.5 million.
American fashion designer Ralph Lauren is set to come to the rescue of the famous art school, the École des Beaux-Arts, with a multi-million dollar gift to help restore the site in Paris’s Latin Quarter.
When the Los Angeles International Airport opens its newly renovated terminal in August, passengers will travel through one of the most technologically advanced and splashiest airports in North America.
Dubai has inaugurated the world’s tallest twisted tower built at a cost of $272 million, setting yet another record for skyscrapers.
The 15th-floor penthouse at the Residences at W Hollywood in Los Angeles is on the market for $45 million.
Check out the Hermès Pavillion at this year’s Baselworld, designed by architect Toyo Ito.