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Expo Shanghai 2010, China : Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering
The combination of the membrane structure, which has a surface of 65,000 m2 in total with a span of 100 m, and the six steelglass funnels of 45 m height, formed of a freeform double-curved framework, constitutes the landmark of the Expo Shanghai 2010 and demonstrates the result of a successful German-Chinese cooperation at the same time.

Rotating Hotel, Croatia – Solta Island Resort : Studio RHE
Solta Island Resort - Architecture News March 2010
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The new build marina and resort, just 35 minutes by boat from Split (2.5 hours flying time from London), rotates within the centre of an infinity-edged swimming lake that cascades down onto the hillside spa below. Guests will be treated to ever changing views over the Adriatic Sea, dramatic countryside and the Roman remains of a Diocletian fish farm.

Serpentine Pavilion 2010, London, England : Jean Nouvel
The vivid red building by Jean Nouvel consists of bold geometric forms, large retractable awnings and a freestanding wall that climbs 12m above the lawn, sloping at a gravity defying angle. It experiments with the idea of play in its incorporation of the French tradition of outdoor table-tennis and other games.

RS+Yellow Furniture building Münster, Germany : BOLLES+WILSON
This is the third BOLLES+WILSON building for the German-wide furniture chain RS+Yellow, an extension of the homebase storage and distribution centre by 7,000 sqm. The new rectangular building volume stands adjacent to the original 1992 corrugated aluminium warehouse.

SANAA, architects, Japan : Win 2010 Pritzker Prize architects

Pearl River Tower, Guangzhou, China : SOM
Among the structural innovations are integrated wind turbines. These turbines, which are fed from funnel-like openings in the façade, are supported on floor slabs occurring within the opening zones and are laterally braced against the floor above.

Keppel Bay Towers, Singapore : Studio Daniel Libeskind

Eisenhower Memorial Design, Washington DC : Frank Gehry, architect

Mansilla & Tuñón Arquitectos : Profile on this Spanish architecture studio

National Museum of Qatar Building, Qatar : Jean Nouvel, architects

Signature Center New York, USA : Frank Gehry, architects

John Hejduk Tower, Berlin – photos by Hélène Binet : Concern re John Hejduk building
Hejduk Tower - Architecture News March 2010
photo © Hélène Binet

Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal 2010 : Lindsay & Kerry Clare win

HOTO FUDO, Japan : Takeshi Hosaka Architects

Grand Canal Square Theatre Dublin, Ireland – Opening : Studio Daniel Libeskind
Grand Canal Square Theatre Dublin - Architecture News March 2010
photo © Ros Kavanagh

Museum Folkwang Essen, Germany : David Chipperfield Architects

Holmenkollen Ski Jump Oslo, Norway : JDS Architects
Holmenkollen Ski Jump
photograph © JDS

Jesolo Magica Venice, Italy : Zaha Hadid Architects

Barclays Center Development, New York : Ceremonial Groundbreaking

World’s Tallest Building News, UAE : Burj Khalifa status ratified

Bruce Graham architect of SOM dies at 84
Bruce Graham
photo : SOM / Stuart Rodgers Photography

OMA architects : Ole Scheeren leaves to set up his own practice

The Wolfe Center for the Arts Ohio, USA : Snøhetta

860-880 Lake Shore Drive Renovation, Chicago : Krueck & Sexton, Architects

Ocean Space Centre Trondheim, Norway : Snøhetta
Ocean Space Centre
image : MIR

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