The Weekly Stripe – 12.04.19

With the 58th edition of the Salone del Mobile and its pioneering projects in full swing – our five links this week are bringing you the most interesting and controversial architectural news from both sides of the pond.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.04.19

Have you heard about the Highline?  How about the Lowline? The world’s first underground park is set to open in 2021.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.04.19

The ‘Tulip’ also known as the ‘Gherkin on a Stick’ or ’Fungus’ got the planning permission last week. The prediction is it would be the most meme-ized skyscraper in modern history.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.04.19

Thomas Heatherwick’s newly opened Vessel awaits the result of the public naming competition. Doner Kebab, Stairy McStairface and Meat Tornado rank quite high.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.04.19

This week Alex Chinneck, famous for planting an upside-down electricity pylon near Canary Wharf, has quite literally unzipped an old building in Milan.

The Weekly Stripe – 12.04.19

…and 2019 Top Pier Award goes to a 19th Century Art Deco Worthing Pier in West Sussex, UK.