One design issue that was never in question at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi was the colour of the roof cladding. Ferrari red was the only colour under discussion for this giant building whose roof, splatted like an outsize starfish onto Yas Island, apparently mimics the double-curvature of the side elevation of a Ferrari GT.
Architect Benoy Location Abu Dhabi - UAE Company involved Euramax Coated Products Website http://www.euramax.nl
Sochi Olympic Cauldron
The centre of the circular Medals Plaza in Sochi, Russia, where the winners of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games received their medals, is occupied by a curiously shaped, glistening structure rising some 46m above the ground.
Credits: Dmitry Tararin | Alcoa Architectural Products® | Kalzip
Architect Dmitry Tararin Location Sochi - Russia Company involved Alcoa Architectural Products & Kalzip Website www.alcoaarchitecturalproducts.com
Refurbishment Police Academy
Architect Leon Thier talks of the unexpected silence in the 25m-high atrium, the focal point and “new heart” of the recently refurbished Apeldoorn Policy Academy building in the central Netherlands.
Images courtesy of Thea van den Heuvel
Architect Atelier PRO architecten in cooperation with Studio Leon Thier Location Aperldoorn - The Netherlands Company involved Tata Steel Website http://www.colorcoat-online.com