Wipo Conference Hall, Switzerland / Behnisch Architekten

Wipo conference hall, switzerland / behnisch architekten

Behnisch Architekten, has announced the completion of the new conference hall for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which the firm designed. Located in Geneva, Switzerland, WIPO is a self-funding agency of the United Nations, with 188 member states. The conference hall, which can accommodate approximately 900 delegates from around the world, lies between the …

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Vancouver Convention Centre West / LMN + DA/MCM

Vancouver convention centre west / lmn + da/mcm

Situated on Vancouver’s waterfront with spectacular views of mountains, ocean, and parks, the Vancouver Convention Centre West is designed to bring together the natural ecology, vibrant local culture, and built environment, accentuating their interrelationships through the architecture. Opened in April 2009, the Convention Centre West expansion facility triples the total square footage and functional capacity as well as completes the development of the public realm on the waterfront.

Urban Podium Rotterdam / Atelier Kempe Thill architects

Urban podium rotterdam / atelier kempe thill architects

Situated between the gothic Sint Laurenskerk (Saint Laurens cathedral) and the Delftsevaart canal, the Grotekerkplein was formed only during the course of the modernist reconstruction of the city center, which was almost entirely destroyed during WW2. Despite its central location the square hardly plays a role in the city’s life, as no shopping streets connect …

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