Beautiful and ambitious projects.
2019 new year promises to impress with innovative designs and engineering achievements, buildings, construction of which will be completed this year.
Edition CNN gathered the most anticipated building, which will be completed in 2019. So, Beijing appears potentially the world’s largest airport and the skyscraper with the world’s highest atrium, designed by the Zaha Hadid. In Johannesburg will be completed as the tallest skyscraper in Africa. And in Norway will take visitors to the world’s largest underwater restaurant.
30 Hudson Yards, new York, USA
When the complete it construction, 30 Hudson Yards skyscraper with a height of 386 meters will become the second tallest office building in new York. Also it is planning to place the highest observation deck under the open sky is above the observation deck located at the Empire state building. In designed by the architectural office Kohn Pedersen Fox corner building will house office WarnerMedia and branches of HBO, CNN, Turner Broadcasting and Warner Bros.
Under, Lindesnes, Norway
Lying at a depth of 4.9 meters in the North sea restaurant Under will be the first in Europe and the largest in the world underwater restaurant. The building, designed by the Norwegian office Snohetta, 33.5 meters long, can accommodate about 100 guests on three floors. The restaurant offers stunning views of the underwater scenery. To withstand the water pressure and the harsh conditions of the coastline of Norway, when designing the building, the architects used reinforced concrete and acrylic window. The restaurant will receive its first visitors in the spring.
The Leonardo building, with a height of 227 meters, will become the tallest building in Africa. However, not for long, because in 2020, in Kenya plans to complete the construction of the building is 320 metres high. With Leonardo residential tower, designed by Co-Arc International Architects, will open up stunning views of Johannesburg.
International airport Beijing Daxing, Beijing, China
The new international airport of Beijing, looks like he’s from another world. It is planned that the airport will begin work in October. The terminal area 321 of 650 sq. m by 2025 will support up to 72 million passengers per year, in the future, the passenger traffic can be increased to 100 million a year. Radial design with six rays inspired by traditional Chinese architecture. Due to the shape of the roof of the room in the daytime will be lit with natural light. Worked on a project for Zaha Hadid and her office.
Weimar Bauhaus Museum, Weimar, Germany
The new Museum of the Bauhaus opens in Weimar in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the influential German school of design. The building designed by an architect from Berlin Heike Hanada in collaboration with Benedict Tone, designed in a minimalist design. It resembles a cube and a reference to the modernist tradition of the Bauhaus school. In the Museum, which is scheduled to open in April, will be kept 13 thousand exhibits.
Wuxi Taihu Shaw Theatre, Wuxi, China
The inspiration for the building of the theater in the Chinese city of Wuxi Bureau designed by Steven Chilton Architects, has become the country’s largest bamboo forest that grows nearby. The roof-canopy is reminiscent of the crowns of the trees and the thin white columns placed around the perimeter of the building, the trunks of the bamboo.
The North tower, Stockholm, Sweden
The North tower, was designed by the architectural firm OMA, represent two somewhat surreal skyscraper. Their floors resemble pixels. The first tower, dubbed Innovationen, is the height of 125 meters and be completed in 2019. The skyscraper Helix.
Qatar national Museum, Qatar, UAE
A new Museum in Qatar will open doors in March of this year. It will present works of art and jewelry. So, here will be exhibited the famous Pearl carpet of Baroda, named after the Indian, inlaid glass beads, emeralds, rubies, diamonds and 1.5 million uchujin produced in the Gulf of Qatar. According to architect Jean novelja’s, winner of the Pritzker prize 2008, the author of the project of the building of the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the roof of the Museum, similar discs, one above the other, “symbolize the mysteries of fossilization and crystallization of the desert, and reminiscent of a desert rose.”
The Humboldt Forum, Berlin, Germany
The restoration of the Berlin Palace, damaged during the Second world war and destroyed after the authorities of the GDR (in its place was built the Palace of the Republic), is nearing completion. In the former Royal Palace of the Hohenzollern dynasty, built in the XVI century, will house a Museum and exhibition complex, named after the scientist of the Enlightenment of Alexander von Humboldt.
Skyscraper Leeza SOHO, Beijing, China
Another creation of the architect Zaha Hadid. Spun glass tower, with an atrium, a height of 190 meters and is the tallest atrium in the world. The empty space, twisting passes through the entire height of the building, so all rooms will penetrate the natural light. The architects have not forgotten about the love of Beijing residents to the bikes, because the skyscraper will be equipped 2680 Parking lockers for bicycles.