Chatterley Valley Blue Planet Distribution Centre
If you think you know what a warehouse looks like, even a quick glimpse at the Chatterley Valley Blue Planet distribution warehouse in Newcastle-under-Lyme, North Staffordshire, will confound your expectations. Where most warehouses are rectilinear this one is sinuously curved; where most are of a single dull colour, this one is clad in stripes and different shades of green.
Architect Chetwood Architects Location Newcastle-under-Lyme - UK Company involved Tata Steel Website http://www.colorcoat-online.com
As the first regional offshoot of France’s biggest modern art space and a national cultural institution, the new Centre Pompidou-Metz is already helping to boost the economy of a struggling region. It has already become, according to several reports, France’s most visited cultural venue outside Paris.
Images courtesy of Centre Pompidou Metz - Photos by Didier Boy de la Tour
Architect Shigeru Ban - Jean de Gastines Location Metz - France Company involved 3A Composites (ALUCOBOND®) Website http://www.alucobond.com
Adler Ice Skating Arena
Six spectacular new sporting stadiums - together covering some 150,000 square metres - are a memorable and enduring feature of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games at Sochi, Russia.
Architect PBP Eger Location Sochi - Russia Company involved Alcoa Architectural Products - Kalzip Website www.alcoa.com