The Pier Mauá Cranes, Brazil

The Pier Mauá cranes have become an international spectacle in the newly regenerated port area of Rio de Janeiro’s downtown. At this year’s darc awards...

Requiem(s) King Lear, Canada

Using Shakespeare's King Lear as inspiration, Requiems King Lear is a theatrical festival by Hanna Abd El Nour, which visited Espace Libre in Montreal....

Obagi Skin Health Institute, USA

The latest Obagi Skin Health Institute has opened in Laguna Beach, California. A contemporary boutique-style health facility, Obagi focuses on creating and maintaining lifelong...

Square Inc. Headquarters, USA

Square Inc started with the simple idea that every business should have access to the same tools that larger businesses do. A mobile payments...


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Ryan Centre for the Musical Arts, USA

With more lakeside views than you can shake a stick at, Goettsch Partners' Ryan Centre for the Musical Arts has been brought to life...

Spyscape, USA

The Spyscape museum in New York City, opened in February 2018, is a new global destination for espionage that marries educational programming with state-of-the-art...

The Broad, USA

Through a clever and regulated combination of artificial and natural  light, darc awards / architectural winner Arup has developed an efficient lighting scheme that...
Chicago Riverwalk

Chicago Riverwalk, USA

The main branch of the Chicago River has a long and storied history that in many ways mirrors the development of Chicago itself. Once...


Canadian Museum of History, Canada

The Canadian Museum of History, located in Gatineau, Quebec, is the most visited museum in Canada, welcoming more than 1.2 million visitors each year. With...

OUTSIDERS, Canada

With the hunt for renewable energy being an ongoing issue, Canada-based lighting designer NARGIZA has created a performance piece that uses light, aliens and...

Museum of the Bible, USA

In the heart of Washington D.C, a stone’s throw from the United States Capitol building, designers at SmithGroup have renovated a 1920s era warehouse,...

Uber ATG Headquarters, USA

Dubbed the ‘City of Steel’, Pittsburgh has become the new home of the research and development hub for the world-dominating taxi service, Uber. Not...