The annual eVolo Magazine's award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas - projects that through the novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments.
The Jeddah Tower. When the 1,000-meter-tall building, now constructed in the Saudi Arabian town of Jeddah, opens in 2020, it will knock Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa off its throne as the tallest skyscraper in the world.
Take a look at winners of the 4th year of the competition called "Zasedačka roku" (Meeting Room of the Year 2017) and managed by CBRE. More than 90 companies take part in the "tournament" and their offices were judged by a professional jury and by voting of people as well. "This year’s winners of all categories are such inspirations for other businesses not only in terms of the representational nature of their premises, but also in their ability to speak beyond the doors of their office," said Eva Jiřičná (AI-Design), probably the best living architect from the Czech Republic and the head of jury.
The architecture of India. This is not “just” the great Taj Mahal, breathtaking Hindu temples, gorgeous palaces or other ancient monuments. Today modern India can boast high tech buildings that are often main offices of the world’s leading companies as well. Colourful Adobe headquarters, fish-shaped office building of National Fisheries Development Board or amazing extraterrestrial Egg Building in Mumbai by James Law Cybertecture. Let’s have a look at TOP 9 the most beautiful office buildings in India in the following video by Top List Provider.
The administrative building located between St Paul’s Cathedral and the Bank of England in London is quite likely Europe’s most environmentally friendly administrative building. The newly completed European headquarters for the FinTech and data company Bloomberg was given a rating of Outstanding (98.5% out of a maximum of 100%) by the BREEAM assessors, who rank projects on their environmental, social, and economic sustainability. The building is designed to use 73% less water and 35% less energy than a standard office building. For example, the ceiling panels are covered in 500,000 energy-saving LEDs. “We believe that environmentally friendly practices are as good for business as they are for the planet,” said Bloomberg’s founder Michael Bloomberg.
Apple has new campus headquarters – huge, cir cular, four-storied headquarters resembling a spaceship. Is the building really from another planet or is Apple once again br eaking away from the mainstream and setting new trends?