This year, the world’s most renowned architecture prize for skyscrapers, the Emporis Skyscraper Award, goes to the Valley in Amsterdam. Created by Dutch architecture studio MVRDV, Valley is a mixed-use building complex with three towers and a unique design inspired by mountain sides and valleys.
Emporis Skyscraper Award 2021
Valley in Amsterdam © Marcel Steinbach
MVRDV has begun construction on Shenzhen Terraces, a mixed-use project that forms the core of the thriving university neighbourhood in Shenzhen’s Longgang District. The project comprises a stack of accessible plates containing the buildings’ programme, where all communication takes place on the shaded terraces to maximise public life.
© Atchain, Copyright: MVRDV 2018 – (Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries)
Winy Maas (Founding Partner in charge)
Sanne van Manen, Irgen Salianji, Shengjie Zhan, Luca Beltrame, Katarzyna Maria Ephraim, Cas Esbach, Hengwei Ji, DongMin Lee, Yannick Macken, Giuseppe Mazzaglia, Siyi Pan, Sen Yang, Jiani You, Daan Zandbergen
95,000 m² mixed-use
Gideon Maasland (Director)
hanghai Xinyuan Construction Engineering Consulting Co., Ltd (Cost Calculation)
Atchain, Light Studio, Antonio Luca Coco, Kirill Emelianov
Shenzhen Shimao Xin Li Cheng Industry Co.,Ltd.
Mixed-use building, Educational, Offices, Retail, Cultural
A first excerpt – the Netherlands Pavilion. Photographer Piet Niemann re-visited the EXPO-site and documented the current state in a comprehensive body of work, 20 years after the world fair took place. The first extract of this project focuses exclusively on the icon and most popular Pavilion of the time – the Netherlands Pavilion.
Cambo Actus, Capture One, Adobe Photoshop
The Netherlands Pavilion of the Expo 2000 – 20 years after the world fair took place