The Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) is a live/work/play/learn neighborhood developed in Shanghai’s Yangpu district. Before KIC, the district was a dilapidated industrial district with a historic stadium.
Located in Foshan, Guangdong, China, Lingnan Tiandi (LNTD) Lot 1 is the largest city-core historic preservation project in China. Lot 1 is a 13.8-acre (5.6 ha) project at the center of a larger 128-acre (52 ha) development that has revitalized the historic Chancheng District.
The winners, each of which demonstrates a comprehensive level of quality and a forward-looking approach to development and design, include seven projects in the United States, three in Asia, and one in Europe.
The Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, more commonly known as the Wharf, occupies a mile-long (1.6 km) stretch along the Washington Channel in Washington, D.C. The District of Columbia had become largely disconnected from its waterfront in recent years, but the Wharf is changing that by bringing restaurants, housing, and entertainment venues to the neighborhood.
The Scioto Peninsula Cultural District had been a developmental black hole, only recently coming to fruition after seven failed planning attempts within the past century. The district spans 48.2 acres (19.5 ha) and comprises four distinct amenities: the Scioto Greenways, a satellite location of the American Museum of Natural History in Columbus’s Center of Science and Industry, the National Veterans’ Memorial and Museum, and Dorrian Green.
The Moscow Street Program reimagined more than 200 public spaces across Moscow between 2015 and 2017, ahead of the 2018 FIFA Men’s World Cup. The program, led by Strelka KB, the architecture consultancy branch of Moscow’s Strelka Institute, may be the largest infrastructure project in Russia since the Soviet era.
Ten adaptive use projects turn vintage buildings into hospitality uses.
Online video game competitions are moving out of the basement—and taking hold as the new professional sport.
The Chile-based global architect has made extraordinary contributions to the design of affordable housing, public spaces, infrastructure, and transportation.
Ten buildings ranging from 18 to 64 storeys model innovative ways to reach the sky.