Articles on Viewing Platform

Village au Pied du Courant organised by La Pépinière. Photo Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo
 

An ephemeral village organised by La Pépinière animated disused urban spaces

MONTREAL – As summer came to a bittersweet end, so did the summer pavilions and festivals. We look back on one of Montreal’s yearly architectural villages.

The carpet is not be styled, but comes forth as a serene and plain construction. Photo Jiri Havran
 

A concrete flying carpet provides for a sky-high Norwegian outlook

GULARFJELL – Code has created a massive concrete viewing platform at the west coast of Norway.

Out Now: Mark #70
Out Now: Mark #70
From the ruins of the pleasure pier burnt down in 2003 has risen British Airways i360 tower. Photo Visual Air
 

British Airways i360 tower continues Brighton's theme park tradition

BRIGHTON – The beachfront town has a new entertainment icon added to its shores.

Situated outside a school, the viewing platform doubles as a playing space for children who wait to be picked up by their parents.
 

The Sweep by John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere

YUNNAN – Students and staff at the University of Hong Kong investigate the possibilities of timber construction in remote parts of China.

The architects' addition creates a lively dialogue with the water tower's vast empty space
 

Viewpoint Sint Jansklooster by Zecc Architects

SINT JANSKLOOSTER – No stranger to adaptive reuse, a small Dutch firm turns the inside of a monumental water tower into an architectural journey through the sublime.

The winning entry articulates far-reaching technological and programmatic ambitions.
 

Çanakkale Antenna Tower by IND and Powerhouse Company

ÇANAKKALE – The design of a new 100-m-tall observation and telecommunications tower has led to a tremendous outcome.