• Travelling with a Difference: Unique Hotel Design

    February 6, 2019– Some travellers are looking for more than the traditional experience of a luxury hotel. Perhaps this trend in unusual hotels is driven by consumerism’s constant push towards ‘bigger, better’ and maybe ‘bizarre’? The success of many unconventional hotels is leading to a growing repertoire available to...
  • Innovative Building Materials

    February 1, 2019— What will building look like 10 years from now? Will we still use the same materials and methods? With the introduction of translucent wood, biodegradable furniture, and pollution absorbing bricks it’s hard to imagine our building practices won’t change dramatically! These inventions almost sound too far-fetched...
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    Building Benefits of Shipping Containers

    January 31, 2019– Shipping containers were once overlooked as modest boxes used to import and export goods. But in 1987 a man called Phillip Clark had a radical idea of using these containers to build a residence. This was a major invention at the time that has since proved...
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    KTGY Architecture + Planning Honored with 2 Gold & 3 Silver Awards at The Nationals Awards

    January 22, 2018 – International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s designs were recognized at The Nationals Award Show held in conjunction with the NAHB International Builders Show. The awards honor the firm’s wide range of capabilities, excellence and innovation in addressing complex...
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    Nadel Architects Completes Office Design for TEN

    January 4, 2017— Nadel Architects (Nadel), an international architectural design firm headquartered in Los Angeles, recently completed the design for the headquarters of TEN: A Discovery Communications Company (TEN), the largest automotive media company in the world. Working on behalf of the building’s developer, Continental Development, Nadel transformed the...
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    Mercer Vine & Non-Profit K17 Join Forces

    October 20, 2017 – Mercer Vine, a leader in Los Angeles luxury real estate, has announced an exclusive partnership with K17 Music, a non-profit that supports musical excellence with intimate classical performances by prodigious artists set in Los Angeles’ architecturally stunning estates. Founded in 2015 by entrepreneur and philanthropist...
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    KTGY Architecture + Planning Completes Sixth School Year Mentoring High School Students in Metro LA

    July 13, 2017— International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today the firm’s Los Angeles office has completed its sixth year of teaching and mentoring students attending Bell High School in the City of Bell, Calif. Through the ACE (Architecture-Construction-Engineering) Mentor Program Los Angeles, volunteer mentors and staff from...
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    Ward Village Receives Top Honors at 2017 PCBC Gold Nugget Awards

    July 10, 2017 –  The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) announced today that Ward Village®, its 60-acre master planned community in Honolulu’s urban core, was named “Best On-the Boards Mixed Use Project”  and “Best Community Site Plan” at the 54th Annual Gold Nugget Awards presented by PCBC, the largest annual homebuilding trade show in the Western...
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    Ismael Leyva Architects & Zaha Hadid Architects Win Project of Year at 2017 Sara Design Awards

    June 23, 2017- Ismael Leyva Architects, a renowned New York City-based architecture firm, and Zaha Hadid Architects won Project of the Year on June 20th at the 2017 Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) New York Design Awards for their work on 520 West 28th Street. Ismael Leyva Architects...
  • Sean Slater Retail Design Collaboration

    Sean Slater ICSC RECON Interview, Principal at Retail Design Collaborative

    June 19, 2017— Retail Design Collaborative (RDC) is an award-winning leader in retail design and architecture. With nearly 40 years in the business, the full service architectural firm has done incredibly well staying ahead of retail trends, designing innovative shopping experiences that appeal to tomorrow’s consumer today. We recently caught...
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    Mercer Vine Lists Fusion of Spanish Colonial & Classic Beverly Hills Home for $15.995M

    June 14, 2017 – Mercer Vine, an innovative leader in Los Angeles luxury real estate, has listed the fully re-imagined home at 627 N. Palm Drive for $15.995 million. First built in 1929, the home’s original architect was the vision of renowned architect Ralph Flewelling. After the complete redesign,...
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    TABANLIOGLU ARCHITECTS OPENS NEW YORK CITY OFFICE

    June 8, 2017 – Award winning architectural practice Tabanlıoğlu Architects, known for producing relevant and contemporary architecture around the world, has announced the opening of an office in New York City. The Istanbul-based firm’s new office is located in Lower Manhattan at 111 John Street. “New York City is...
  • 432 park Avenue New York

    Introducing 432 Park Avenue’s Penthouse Model Residence 92B

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  • 4214 Anne Court in Coconut Grove

    Tour The Tropical Modern Coconut Grove New Construction Home Listed for $3.185 Million

    A tropical, modern oasis located at 4214 Anne Court in Coconut Grove has cut its price to $3.185 million for the 4 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom, 5,354 SF home. The new-construction home features the finest finishes include natural limestone, wood flooring, bamboo ceilings, a Mia Cucina kitchen, Creston smart home...
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    Sex Meets Money! Check out this $100 Million Mansion in Beverly Hills

    It’s the age old question! Does Sex Sell? Well the developer of the most expensive mansion in Beverly Hills apparently thinks so. The Opus Mansion in Beverly Hills has a listing price of a cool $100 million. According to CNBC,  Nile Niami a former Hollywood producer who is now a...
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    Miami Real Estate Market Stabilizing After a ‘Reset’ Year

    May 3, 2017 – This year is shaping up to be one of stability for South Florida real estate following a “reset” in 2016, according to new market reports released Thursday. The luxury residential segment continues to be soft at the top in Miami and some of its neighboring...
  • 19 Park Place New York

    Facade Completed for 19 Park Place by Ismael Leyva Architects

    April 27, 2017 – Ismael Leyva Architects, a renowned New York City architecture firm, announced the building façade completion at 19 Park Place, a 21-story luxury development in TriBeCa. Ismael Leyva Architects served as both design and interior architect for this luxury New York City downtown residential development. Striking...
  • Lifescapes International Redefines Urban Living in DTLA

    April, 24, 2017— Lifescapes International, the landscape architectural firm behind iconic destinations such as The Grove in Los Angeles and Wynn Las Vegas, has recently completed the landscape design for Trumark Urban’s TEN50, the new, luxury 25-story high-rise featuring 151 luxury residences in the heart of downtown Los Angeles....
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    HFZ Announces Collaboration with Robert A.M. Stern Architects

    April 5, 2017— Ziel Feldman, Chairman and Founder of HFZ Capital Group, today announced that HFZ will collaborate with renowned Robert A.M. Stern Architects to design and execute the long-planned transformation of the historic Belnord into luxury condominiums. The Belnord represents the first conversion of a historic full-block apartment...
  • Success Confirmed for the Third Participation of French Architects at MIPIM 2017

    March 30, 2017— Success confirmed for the third participation of French architects at MIPIM 2017 Promoting the architects’ talents and know-how internationally is the ambition of the Architecture (by) France stand, promoted by the Ministry of Culture and Communication in partnership with the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignation , The...
  • Greenbizz on the MIPIM Awards Podium for Best Industrial and Logistics Development

    March 17, 2017 — In Cannes at the MIPIM international real estate fair, during the official MIPIM Awards ceremony yesterday evening, Brussels project Greenbizz, developed by citydev.brussels and designed by Brussels architects architectesassoc. was one of the finalists in the Best Industrial and Logistics Development category. Greenbizz stood out...
  • The CHAMBON wins « Best Refurbished Building » at the MIPIM Awards 2017, confirming IMMOBEL’s expertise in special urban renovation.

    March 17, 2017— The historic Chambon complex won the award for Best Refurbished Building at the MIPIM Awards 2017 in Cannes on 16 March. The former headquarters of the Caisse Générale d’Epargne et de Retraite (CGER), located right in the centre of Brussels (500 metres from the Grand‐Place), has been...
  • Renowned Architecture Firm Tabanlioglu Architects Wins Multiple Awards at MIPIM 2017

    March 17, 2017 – Tabanlıoğlu Architects, a renowned Turkish-based international architecture firm, has been named the recipient of four awards at the 28th annual MIPIM – the international property market held from March 14 to 17, 2017 at the Grand Palais in Cannes, France. The Beyazıt State Library was...
  • Pulse of MIPIM: Winy Maas, Renowned Dutch Architect Shares his Vision of the Ideal City

    March 16, 2017— Winy Maas is one of the co-founding directors of the globally operating architecture and urban planning firm MVRDV, based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, known for projects such as the Expo 2000 and the vision for greater Paris, Grand Paris Plus Petit. MIPIM, the premier real estate event, gathers...
  • Featured Development: 121 E22ND New York

    Introducing 121 E22nd…THE FIRST NEW YORK CITY RESIDENCES FROM THE WORLD-RENOWNED ARCHITECTURAL FIRM OMA, FOUNDED BY REM KOOLHAAS. 67 UNIQUE FLOOR PLANS, 18 FLOORS, AND 2 RESIDENTIAL TOWERS MEAN OPTIONS VISIT 121 E22ND Each residence offers something unique to discover. Courtyard-facing homes enjoy verdant views in every season. Angular...
  • L.A.’s Playa Vista is becoming “Silicon Beach” and plays host to top architecture firms

    March 3, 2017— The Playa Vista neighborhood on Los Angeles’s west side is quickly becoming Southern California’s answer to Silicon Valley, as it plays host to a growing contingent of technology-focused companies like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, YouTube, and WeWork. And as capital, brainpower, and new residents flow into the area,...
  • Featured Architecture Project: Shanghai Tower

    Sited adjacent the neighboring Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center in the heart of the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, the 632-meter Shanghai Tower ranks as China’s tallest building. As the skyline’s most prominent icon, the tower’s transparent, spiral form showcases cutting-edge sustainable strategies and public spaces...
  • Its a Coodo! Eco-Friendly Mobile Living or Working Space in Contemporary Design

    By creating coodo, the LTG Lofts to go GmbH & Co. KG has launched a flexible, mobile, and smart apartment, an iconic masterpiece, which brings a new vision and offers a dimension to the way we live, work, and travel. Coodo is a mobile and innovative module that can...
  • Benjamin Kasdan, AIA at KTGY Architecture + Planning, Receives 2017 National AIA Award

    March 1, 2017 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced Benjamin Kasdan, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, director, design for KTGY Architecture + Planning’s multifamily studio, is a recipient of the 2017 AIA Young Architects Award. Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or...
  • Thought-Leader Manny Gonzalez of KTGY to Speak on Housing Trends of Today and Beyond

    February 20, 2017— International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, managing principal of the firm’s Los Angeles office, will serve as keynote speaker for a live webcast scheduled to air on February 22, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. ET on MultifamilyBiz.com, the largest media...
  • Rotating Dubai Skyscraper to be built in 2020

    Residents at Dubai’s new hotel with be able to watch the sunrise and sunset in the city’s rotating hotel. The Dynamic Tower Hotel, which has been in the works since 2008, will finally be built in 2020. The skyscraper will be able to rotate 360 degrees, so the view...
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    FEATURED PROJECT: COMMERCIAL // SUPERCAR WORKSHOP in UK

    January 24, 2017— OB ARCHITECTURE  was invited to design and deliver the refurbishment of a derelict workshop building in Hampshire to provide a headquarters for a British automotive company specialising in the servicing, restoration and racing of both modern and historic cars. The clean and muted environment of the...
  • Jean Nouvel: Reflections | Infamous Architect | VIDEO

    Jean Nouvel: Reflections, a film by Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor, and Citizen Jane: Battle for the City), invites viewers to step inside the works and mind of Jean Nouvel, arguably the world’s most important living architect. The documentary, which premiered at the 54th annual New York Film...
  • KTGY Designs Win Top Honors at 2017 NAHB Nationals Awards

    January 13, 2017 – International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s designs were recognized at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as The Nationals℠), one of the building industry’s most prestigious events. Hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National...
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    Downtown Palm Springs Booming Commercial Development Slows Amid Delays

    January 4. 2017 – Not since the 1950s and 60s has Palm Springs seen the type of rapid development that has been completed, in the works or on the books as with the past half dozen years or so. Following the massive growth and commercial development in Palm Springs...
  • KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Morgan Hill Receives Approval

    December 6, 2016— International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce a new three-story, 10,000-square-foot mixed-use building located in the heart of downtown Morgan Hill, Calif., was unanimously approved by the city’s planning commission. The project, to be named The Edes Building, is being developed by local...
  • Gensler New York Moves Into Smart Office

    November 30, 2016— Gensler has relocated its 600+ employees to 1700 Broadway after more than 25 years in Rockefeller Center. The Environment Gensler’s designers converted the office into an architecturally significant space with elements that add up to a new way of working. Gensler occupies 120,000 square feet in...
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Modernization

    November 15, 2016— The Los Angeles Coliseum was built in 1923 and the USC Trojans played their first game there on Oct. 6, 1923. Since then it’s also hosted two Olympics, two Super Bowls, a World Series, a Papal Mass, visits by three U.S. Presidents, and scores of additional sporting...
  • Featured: Architectural Glass Home in Manhattan Beach, CA

    November 11. 2016— One of the most extraordinary homes in Manhattan Beach. Located in the American Martyr’s neighborhood and sitting above downtown and MB Pier, this amazing modern, architectural masterpiece was designed by the legendary Patrick Killen. Patrick was a gifted architect who had a vision for modern, progressive...
  • Check out this Contemporary Masterpiece listed in Corona Del Mar for $36.5 mill

    May 6, 2016— The priciest home on the market in Newport Beach is an architect’s vision. The 13,000-square-foot, three-level residence, to be set on a coveted, oceanfront parcel in Corona del Mar’s Shorecliffs, hit the Multiple Listing Service this week at $36.5 million. Still in the conceptual stages, the blufftop...