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OMA unveils designs for zigzagging residential towers in Brooklyn

OMA’s New York office has unveiled striking designs for the Greenpoint Landing mixed-use towers—two dramatically stepped buildings that appear to be two jagged halves of a whole. Designed to frame views of Greenpoint and vistas of Manhattan beyond, the project is “a ziggurat and its inverse…carefully calibrated to one another,” says OMA Partner Jason Long. Greenpoint Landing, which is expected to break ground in August of this year, is located in the Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood of Greenpoi...
Tags: New York, Design, NYC, New York City, Architecture, Brooklyn, Gallery, Amsterdam, Manhattan, Green space, Carousel Showcase, Mixed-use, Williamsburg, Oma, Greenpoint, Waterfront


Masterplanners sought for Liverpool waterfront

National Museums Liverpool is on the search for planners to help them transform its waterfront estate. The scheme – or masterplan – is to create a modern visitor attraction that connects Liverpool’s historic waterfront with the city, the River Mersey and its architecture; integral features of Liverpool’s iconic identity. The affected area, around the Canning […] The post Masterplanners sought for Liverpool waterfront appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Waterfront, National Museums Liverpool, NML, River Mersey, National Museums Liverpol, Masterplanners


Best waterfront bars in the world

Whether you’re overlooking a pristine, tropical beach or the glittering skyline of a booming metropolis, there’s something special about enjoying cocktail hour on the water. Oceans, lakes, and rivers bring us a sense of calm, especially if we’re relishing the view with an icy beverage in hand. From a cocktail bar situated on the beach of a Spanish Mediterranean village to a towering lounge overlooking New York City, these are some of the most stunning waterfront bars in the world. Veronica’...
Tags: Travel, California, New York City, Bars, Spain, Chicago, Sydney, Alinea, Manhattan, John, Lake Tahoe, Brooklyn Bridge, Mediterranean, Antigua, All, Atlantic Ocean


HVS Market Pulse: Portland, Maine | By Brian Bisema & Roth Johnson

While much of the tourism in the area takes place in the city's historic Waterfront and Old Port neighborhoods, hotel development in these areas has largely slowed in recent years due to the lack of vacant land available. Downtown hotel development has shifted primarily to the northeastern and southwestern ends of these neighborhoods. Additionally, recent hotel developments have been part of larger mixed-use developments.
Tags: Travel, Portland Maine, Waterfront, Old Port, Brian Bisema, Roth Johnson


Hidden Gem of the Northeast | By Brian Bisema & Roth Johnson

While much of the tourism in the area takes place in the city's historic Waterfront and Old Port neighborhoods, hotel development in these areas has largely slowed in recent years due to the lack of vacant land available. Downtown hotel development has shifted primarily to the northeastern and southwestern ends of these neighborhoods. Additionally, recent hotel developments have been part of larger mixed-use developments.
Tags: Travel, Waterfront, Old Port, Brian Bisema, Roth Johnson


Solar-powered home embraces Hudson River views and aging in place

Wanting to reconnect with the outdoors after decades of living in Manhattan, a couple nearing retirement asked New York-based architecture firm Resolution: 4 Architecture to design a contemporary home in the northern suburbs of New York City that would take full advantage of a waterfront site. Located on one of Croton-on-Hudson’s highest overlooks, the resulting design features an elevated profile that appears to float above the trees and boasts panoramic views of the Hudson River through walls...
Tags: New York, Design, New York City, Architecture, Gallery, Manhattan, Solar Energy, Solar Panels, Solar Power, Quebec, Hudson, Hudson River, Waterfront, White Oak, Croton, IPE


Henning Larsen completes award-winning Wave apartments in Denmark

Copenhagen-based Henning Larsen Architects has completed The Wave, a striking wave-shaped apartment complex that has made splashes internationally long before the project was finished. Located in Vejle, Denmark, the award-winning building was designed as an extension of its surroundings, from the waterfront location to the rolling, forested hills that rise from Vejle Fjord. The Wave’s sculptural silhouette comprises five rounded towers that create a new visual landmark for the town and are visi...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Apartments, Denmark, Copenhagen, Pier, Carousel Showcase, Urban Revitalization, Abb, Waterfront, Vejle Denmark, Nature Inspired Architecture, The Wave, Henning Larsen, Henning Larsen Architects


Visiting Canada? Don’t Miss out on These 4 Spectacular Festivals

Camping and RVing as a vacation is making a comeback across the country. Years ago, as an economical alternative to visiting the newest amusement park, families across the country and around the world would load up their station wagons, hook up a pop-up camper and head north for some relaxing outdoor time. Due to its stress-free style, low cost, and the fact it can bring you and your family closer together, packing up the family camper is replacing beach vacations and exotic destinations for ...
Tags: Travel, Festival, Canada, Vancouver, RV, Travel Guides, Columbia, Mardi Gras, Waterfront, Okanagan, John Fletcher, Winnipeg Boat Show, New Orlean Winter Carnival, The Canadian Board of Tourism, Henry VI Part II, Anoushka Shankar Ziggy Marley


Intimate Seattle Wedding With Waterfront Views

Now, now, this is what we’re talking about, an intimate Seattle wedding with Waterfront views! Kate + Devang’s wedding day is chock-full of lovely details that are sure to be the talk of the town for days. A classy white + greenery spilling all over, we can’t help but stare with amazement. And what caught our hearts the most is their wedding portraits with boats, yachts, fall colored leaves, and sunshine serving as the perfect backgrounds Seattle has to offer.       View full post
Tags: Wedding, Seattle, Waterfront, Real Weddings, Romantic Weddings, Simply by Tamara Nicole, Gather Design Company, Katie Parra Photography, Kate Devang


Holiday parades in the San Fernando Valley region, December, Dec. 1-15

  Keith Malone, dressed as Santa Claus, looks down on Van Nuys Boulevard from the balcony of Pacoima City Hall as he watches the 50th Annual Pacoima Christmas Parade in 2017. (File photo by Dan Watson/SCNG)   Communities come together on parade routes – streets and waterways – to celebrate the winter holidays. Here is a sampling of San Fernando Valley area and Ventura County parades.   DECEMBER 1   Montrose-Glendale Christmas Parade: The 42nd annual event begins, 6 p.m. Route Honolulu and...
Tags: Holidays, Christmas, Sport, Soccer, Santa Claus, Santa, Chatsworth, Local News, Ventura County, Honolulu, Los Angeles County, Verdugo Road, Rosemont, Devonshire, San Fernando Valley, Mrs Claus


3XN unveils a sustainable redesign for the Sydney Fish Market

Danish design practice 3XN has revealed its competition-winning redesign for the Sydney Fish Market, a waterfront marketplace that will undergo a $250 million expansion and, in the process, revitalize the waterfront. Topped with an undulating, wave-inspired roof, the contemporary building will emphasize connections with the outdoors while improving visitor access. Sustainability has also guided the design of the structure, which will feature smart, water-saving strategies including rainwater ha...
Tags: Design, Australia, Architecture, Gallery, Sydney, Denmark, Market, Canopy, Sustainable Design, Contemporary Architecture, Rainwater Harvesting, Modular Design, Sydney Harbor, Waterfront, Wharf, Gray Water Recycling


Beard Balm Variety Pack

Hey, Handsome. We know your secret. That gorgeously groomed beard doesn't happen by itself?you lavish it with attention every morning. By the end of the day, though, it needs a touch of TLC. These four 0.5-oz tins of McKenzie Santiago's small batch, moisturizing balm are sized just right to accompany dapper gents on the go. Unrefined beeswax and nourishing shea butter soften and style your fuzz, leaving even thicker or coarser beards looking glossy and luxuriant, while soothing facial skin. Just...
Tags: Shopping, Virginia, Brooklyn, Waterfront, McKenzie Santiago, Williamsburg Woody Atlas


Top 7 Most Visited Destinations in Cape Town

  Cape Town is without doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With its rugged coastline, beautiful mountains and proximity to stunning grasslands, this South African city is truly a sight to behold. If you haven’t considered Cape Town on your list of must-see places, here’s our top 7 destinations in Cape Town that are sure to change your mind: Table Mountain The incredible backdrop to Cape Town is Table Mountain. Perched high above the city, this stunning flat topped monolith dra...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Unesco, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Cape Town, Gardens, Table Mountain, Cape, Western Cape, Cape Point, Constantia, Stellenbosch, Waterfront, Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Point Nature Reserve


Colorful raised gardens bring greenery and shelter to the Thames riverfront

Cities across the world are reclaiming their waterfronts – and that includes London, where a series of verdant gardens are sprouting to reconnect the populace with the Thames River. As part of the Nine Elms Riverside Strategy to revitalize the waterfront in South West London, local architecture practice Studio Weave was tapped to design a landscaped pavilion that draws inspiration from the bygone industrial era. Raised on timber-clad steel columns, the pavilion—called the ‘Nine Elms Thames Walk...
Tags: Art, UK, Design, London, Architecture, Gallery, Hawthorn, Carousel Showcase, Pavilion, Urban Revitalization, south west London, Riverfront, Waterfront, Thames River, Screen Printing, Studio Weave


UNStudio completes a marina with a luxe yacht-like clubhouse in China

UNStudio’s Asia office recently completed the Keppel Cove Marina & Clubhouse, a massive waterfront complex in the city of Zhongshan in China’s Guangdong province. Set on the banks of the Xi River, the Keppel Cove Marina was created as part of a 50,000-square-meter masterplan that includes a service building and high-end residential villas as well as supporting infrastructure including bridges, roads and external dykes. Sinuous lines define the eye-catching new marina and clubhouse, which is mea...
Tags: Asia, Design, China, Architecture, Gallery, Clubhouse, Carousel Showcase, Guangdong, Marina, UNStudio, Waterfront, Zhongshan, Wood Paneling, Aluminum Panels, Luxury Yacht, Fan-shaped Architecture


Buyers Are Paying a Smaller Premium for Waterfront Living

Waterfront homes sold for a 36 percent premium in the first quarter of 2018; in the second quarter of 2012, the premium was 54 percent Seattle, WA – July 10, 2018 (PRNewswire) The premium for living on the water isn’t as high it used to be. Homes along the water sold for a 36 percent premium in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new Zillow® analysis. The extra cost for waterfront living is at its lowest level since the second quarter of 2002, and below the average premium since 1996 of 41...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, Los Angeles, Radio, Property, Homes, San Diego, Miami, West Coast, Price, Zillow, Edge, Premium, Seattle Wa, Waterfront, San Francisco Seattle


Five-week Aerial Tram closure starts tomorrow: Here’s what you need to know

Look for these signs to guide you through the bike detour. (Photo: @madeyerish on Twitter) If you are one of the 2,500 or so OHSU employees who bike to campus and use the Portland Aerial Tram to get that free lift up to Marquam Hill, remember that you’ll have to change your plans for the next five weeks. As we shared last fall, a routine maintenance project will close the tram tomorrow through the end of next month (July 30th). The bad news is that people will have to figure out other ways to ...
Tags: Google, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Lime, Whitaker, South Waterfront, Waterfront, OHSU, TriMet, Terwilliger, Schnitzer, Biketown, Jonathan Maus, Portland Aerial Tram


Built on a budget, this elegant Dock Building glows like a lantern in Vancouver

Tight budgets typically pose one of the biggest challenges in design projects. But as Michael Green, CEO and President of Michael Green Architecture, shows in his firm’s recently completed Dock Building, beautiful architecture is “always possible regardless of budget.” Built for the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, the building melds modern and industrial influences in a sleek and sculptural volume that appears to glow like a lantern at night. Located on Jericho Beach in Vancouver, British Columbi...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Vancouver, Carousel Showcase, Plywood, MGA, Vancouver British Columbia, Waterfront, Michael Green, Polycarbonate, Glulam, Jericho Beach, Michael Green Architecture, Translucent, Dock Building


Zaha Hadid Architects wins bid to masterplan Russias largest port

Zaha Hadid Architects has won the Admiral Serebryakov Embankment competition, an international masterplanning contest for Novorossiysk, a Russian city on the Black Sea coast with the nation’s largest shipping port. Created in collaboration with local architecture firm Pride TPO, the winning masterplan aims to reconnect the city with its coast and celebrate the region’s rich industrial history and relationship with the sea. The masterplan will introduce a diverse mix of programming and facilitie...
Tags: Europe, Design, Russia, Competition, Architecture, Gallery, Moscow, Zaha Hadid, Black Sea, Carousel Showcase, Masterplan, Mixed-use, Port City, Waterfront, Black Sea Coast, Novorossiysk


Spain's Costa Brava Offseason

Costa Brava offseason: A visit to the deserted beaches and castles like Tossa de Mar, Castle of Begur, the Waterfront at Platja d'Aro and local restaurant choices in this beautiful part of Spain's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Destinations, Costa Brava, Waterfront, Platja d Aro


Designers envision innovative affordable housing for Sydney

The Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge, organized by Bee Breeders, calls for ideas that try to solve the affordable housing shortage in Sydney. The competition attracted worldwide talent as designers attempted to create innovative solutions. Many of the successful entries offered more than just housing — they designed spaces that would build communities. Bridging Affordable Housing, the winning entry, intersperses green-roof prefab housing units throughout the city. The project involves “a s...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Sydney, Community, Green Building, Prefab, Social Responsibility, Green Architecture, Affordable Housing, Green Roof, Modular Architecture, Waterfront, Waterfront Development, Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge, Bee Breeders


Jake Gyllenhaal to Portray Conductor Leonard Bernstein in The American

Jake Gyllenhaal to portray conductor Leonard Bernstein in The American Following his acclaimed role in the 2017 biographical drama Stronger, Jake Gyllenhaal will return to the biopic genre with the upcoming film The American. Gyllenhaal will portray Leonard Bernstein, the celebrated conductor of the New York Philharmonic at the young age of 25 who went on to compose music for major productions, including West Side Story, Peter Pan and On the Waterfront, but who also struggled privately with r...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cannes, Bernstein, Gyllenhaal, West Side, Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic, Waterfront, Fukunaga, ComingSoon, Movie News, Casting News, Michael Mitnick, Cary Joji Fukunaga


Shimmering Solar Arch to generate power for a post-industrial Connecticut town

A giant gleaming arch clad in solar panels is set to transform the waterfront of downtown Willimantic. This spectacular energy-generating artwork, called Rio Iluminado, was revealed today as the winner of Land Art Generator Institute’s most recent design competition. Designed by Pirie Associates Architects in collaboration with architect Lindsay Suter and sculptor Gar Waterman, the public artwork is capable of generating 25.5 MWh of clean energy a year for a 3.4-acre remediated brownfield. Dev...
Tags: Design, California, Architecture, Gallery, Connecticut, Solar Energy, Solar Power, Carousel Showcase, Environmental Art, Brownfield, Monica, Riverfront, Waterfront, WWP, James Turner, LAGI


Henning Larsen to revitalize Brussels region with rooftop farming and co-housing

A post-industrial region in Brussels will find a new lease on life thanks to the vision of Henning Larsen Architects. The Dutch architecture firm, in collaboration with Architects A2RC, recently won a design competition to redevelop Brussels’ Key West development with a strong focus on livability. The masterplan will introduce new housing, community facilities, and stronger ties to the waterfront and urban farming. As part of a plan to redevelop its old industrial areas, the Government of Br...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Frankfurt, Gallery, Anderlecht, Belgium, Brussels, Urban Farming, Carousel Showcase, Key West, Masterplan, Rainwater Collection, Mixed-use, Waterfront, Henning Larsen, Henning Larsen Architects


Kengo Kumas competition-winning aquatic center connects land and sea in Copenhagen

Kengo Kuma & Associates beat out the likes of BIG and 3XN Architects in a design competition for a new waterfront cultural center that will form part of Copenhagen’s artificial Paper Island (Papirøen). Chosen unanimously by the jury, Kuma’s winning scheme will offer leisure and recreational facilities housed within pyramidal volumes echoing the roof profiles of Christiansholm island. The buildings will also be built of brick in reference to traditional Danish craft. Revealed earlier this year...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Denmark, Copenhagen, Carousel Showcase, Skylight, Kengo Kuma Associates, Kuma, Waterfront, Cultural Center, COBE, Brick Facade, Aquatic Center, Pyramidal Architecture, Paper Island


Coldwell Banker Home of the Week – A Must See Venetian Islands Waterfront Estate

Join us for a look at this expansive Venetian Islands waterfront home featuring Miami Modernist design and stunning outdoor spaces that take full advantage of the year-round fantastic weather.
Tags: Florida, Radio, Miami, CB, Waterfront, Coldwell Banker, General Interest, Home Of The Week, Venetian Islands


The 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth will be celebrated around Southern California

It’s never a bad time to be enraptured by the music of Leonard Bernstein. But 2018, the centenary of his birth, focuses attention on the unique cultural dynamo of the 20th century. Bernstein created hugely popular works that continue to be heard and influence while simultaneously turning the classical world on its ear through his bravado as a previously unprecedented phenomenon, an American conductor. Embodying high-brow passion, while simultaneously being received as a populist, Bernstein the m...
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Snhetta completes fish market inspired by Arabic calligraphy in Oman

Most fish markets are dirty, exciting, and loud—a place of business, not of elegance. But Snøhetta challenges that stark, no-nonsense image with the completion of the Muttrah Fish Market, a new waterfront landmark and public space next to the Gulf of Oman. Created as a focal point for the community of Muttrah, this bustling new market is topped with a sinuous perforated canopy that elegantly evokes the curves in Arabic calligraphy. Located at the heart of Muttrah on Oman’s largest harbor, the...
Tags: Design, Fish, Architecture, Gallery, Oman, Manhattan, Muscat, Canopy, Carousel Showcase, Natural Ventilation, Concrete, Waterfront, Snohetta, Snøhetta, Gulf of Oman, Fishermen


Snhetta completes Arabic calligraphy-inspired fish market in Oman

Most fish markets are dirty, exciting, and loud—a place of business, not of elegance. But Snøhetta challenges that stark, no-nonsense image with the completion of the Muttrah Fish Market, a new waterfront landmark and public space next to the Gulf of Oman. Created as a new focal point for the community of Muttrah, this bustling new market is topped with a sinuous perforated canopy that elegantly evokes the curves in Arabic calligraphy. Located at the heart of Muttrah on Oman’s largest harbor,...
Tags: Design, Fish, Architecture, Gallery, Oman, Manhattan, Muscat, Canopy, Carousel Showcase, Natural Ventilation, Concrete, Waterfront, Snohetta, Snøhetta, Gulf of Oman, Fishermen


Kuching New Darul Hana Bridge

In November 2017, the New Darul Hana Bridge was officially opened to the people and tourist in Kuching, Sarawak. This is a new tourism product and will be one of the main highlights of the Waterfront in Kuching city.The new Kuching bridge links the Waterfront area to the former State Legislative Assembly building. It also passes the Botanic Gardens and Orchid Garden to the iconic Fort Margherita and the present State Legislative Assembly Complex across the river. The new Darul Hana Bri...
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