Washington DC's Very Own High Line Will Clean Its Dirty River Water

The Anacostia River that runs through Washington DC has historically been known as, well, not the cleanest river in the country. A new elevated park straddling the river plans to filter the dirty water with a waterfall feature (apparently projected with Frederick Douglass's face). It's the winning design announced… »10/16/14 4:30pm10/16/14 4:30pm


Shenzhen's Massive Floating Stock Exchange Is as Dynamic as Its Tenant

Financial institutions—and stock exchanges in particular—are usually designed to project an image of stability. Not so in Shenzhen, where OMA's new Stock Exchange is set to open in a few weeks. Unlike the staid Neoclassicism of Wall Street, Shenzhen is getting one of the most structurally daring buildings of the… »4/19/13 11:00am4/19/13 11:00am

Staggered Skyscraper Planned for NYC Looks Like an Etch-a-Sketch Disaster

Is it just me, or does this high-rise »9/16/08 12:20pm9/16/08 12:20pm set to go up at 23 East 22nd Street in NYC look like it was designed on an Etch-a-Sketch by a dude who had too much coffee? Believe it or not, 18 families will undoubtedly pay a fortune to live here when the OMA designed project is completed in 2010. While the base of the…