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Uros Novakovic
Block 18 + Skyscraper


The Block 18 in New Belgrade is the geographical center of the city of Belgrade. Located on the banks of the river Sava, in the last three decades it has been illegally occupied which gave rise to a situation of degradation and isolation. The project aims to redevelop the entire block by opening it to […]


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BIG
Phoenix Observation Tower


BIG is commissioned by Novawest to design a 420 ft tall mixed-use observation tower to serve as a symbol for the city of Phoenix, Arizona. Located in downtown Phoenix, the 70,000 sf Observation Tower shall add a significant structure to the Phoenix skyline from which to enjoy the city’s spectacular views of the surrounding mountain ranges […]


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Sergey Kisselev & Partners
Mirax Plaza


Story of the project office and retail building on Kulneva Street (better known under its former name of “Mirax Plaza”) losing its designer supervision, being re-done, and then finally getting back into the hands of its authors to retrieve its architectural integrity. The project of the office complex “Mirax Plaza” is well known to anyone […]


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Ian Moore Architects
Air Apartments


This 37 storey residential tower is located above the eastern end of the existing Oasis shopping centre at Broadbeach on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The building is centred over the existing monorail turning circle and is directly linked to the monorail station at level 3 of the shopping centre. The residential tower contains 134 apartments, a gymnasium/health club and […]


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Sergi Pons architect
Torre Júlia


This project forms part of the urbanization that is taking place in one of the lots left over after the construction of the Ronda de Barcelona, a bypass road, in 1992. A sports centre, a residential development and an old people’s home will all share the same space, creating a public area that will stretch […]


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MNA Group
R2 Tower


The R2 Tower is a mixed used development in Kuwait that was designed by Mounif Nehmeh and will be built by MNA Group. Mounif Nehmeh’s design for the R2 Tower confirms the prevalent role of business development at the very core of Kuwait’s rapidly changing future. The aspiration of the tower and its design is to be […]


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C. F. Møller Architects
Tango Towers


The symbolism has been drawn from the world of dance in the lines of the two 70-metre tall towers to be built in connection with Holstebro Town Hall. The development, which encompasses a split tower block of up to 20 storeys and 70 metres in height, will provide room for approximately 9,000 m² of offices […]


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Foster + Partners
Jameson House


Jameson House is a new 35-storey mixed-use tower in the heart of Vancouver and includes the first residential development to be completed by the practice in North America – completed at the end of last year, already the building is now almost fully occupied. The project combines the restoration of heritage buildings with new construction: […]


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CMV Architects
Hei Tower


Hei Tower Project, in Hanoi City, got first prize in competition. It’s a mixed-use building with commercial, office for lease, service center and apartments. It is focused particularly in the right organization and use of the building. The building wants to answer the corner location, ensuring areas for develop social relationships between residents and visitors. […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Innovation Tower


PolyU appoints Ms Zaha Hadid as Chief Architect of “Innovation Tower” The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has appointed world-renowned architect Ms Zaha Hadid as Chief Architect of its new “Innovation Tower”. Ms Hadid has made a trip from London to Hong Kong to present her design concepts at a press conference hosted by Mr Victor […]


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24H architecture
The Twins Science Park


Within in de urban scheme of KCAP – Kees Christiaanse for the Science Park in Amsterdam, 24H>architecture was commissioned to make a proposal for one of the five housing projects, called ‘the Twins’. The location is situated between the Oosterringdike and the Caroline Mac Gillavrylaan. 24H’s proposal for the two apartment blocks, 18 and 15 storeys high, house a […]


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A-001 Taller de Arquitectura
Barrio Capital


We designed a public skyscraper as the first step of an urban acupunture strategy that taps into some of Mexico City´s most pressing problems. Skyscrapers are lies. They rise towards new heights, yet invite only an elite into their levitating reality. They, supposedly, stand for the materialization of a country´s development, a translation of its economical […]


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Iosa Ghini Associati
Quattro punti per una torre


“We have a way of designing and making things that comes from thousands of years of history. This idea of inheritance is tied to the tradition, namely the tower. I asked myself: what do we inherit? Ourselves, our cities, the way we live in these cities. One of the most specific typologies of our culture […]


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Oppenheim Architecture + Design, LLP
Marina + Beach Towers


Based on our initial reading of the site we took the opportunity to maximize the quantity of units on the beach. This approach has permitted the introduction of new unit types with the spatial adjacencies of a village. What has emerged, in addition to the typologies, is a response that is simultaneously building and landscape; […]


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BHAM design studio
Water tower conversion


The history In a small terrain of 16m width by 20m long in the middle of a flat Belgian landscape, raises a 30m high water tower built between 1938 and 1941 for and by the village of Steenokkerzeel. It has been in service until the beginning of the nineties and was used by the Nazis during the […]


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UNStudio
V on Shenton


Ben van Berkel / UNStudio have designed the new UIC building, ‘V on Shenton’, in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District. The former UIC Building dominated the city skyline as Singapore’s tallest building for many years since its completion in 1973 and was part of an important collection of towers located along Shenton Way in […]


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Creative Union Reserve
M-City


Vladimir Plotkin and Roberto Meyer offered to Moscow City a new tower typology – a block consisting of a few buildings put on the “shoulders” of one another and thus forming a silhouette of a symbolically rendered letter “M”. The architects decided to make this building both a landmark one (just like all of the skyscrapers) […]


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project A01 architects
Expertinnenverfahren Schnirchgasse


Two free-standing towers characterise the distinctive appearance and divide the space into three Zones. The clear exemption of the skyscrapers benefits design as well as settlement sheet. These solitaires are thus in most flexibly usable (exposure from all sides) and best possible shielded from the street noise of the highway. The form of the central building is on a best […]


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DCPP Arquitectos
Sky Condos


Located on a privileged area of the City of Lima and with views towards the golf course, the architects sought to create an icon for the future, a new luxury housing concept in Latin America; combining the idea of incorporating the exterior space to the interior life of the apartments and creating a new relation […]


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HASSELL
Lantern Tower


The Tianhe Mansion Tower is designed as a landmark building for the Guan Yin Qaio district. The super high-rise tower comprises 66 storeys and is 312 metres in height. The concept for the tower evolved from the historical pole housing structures or ‘diaojiao’, perched over terraced landscapes. Surrounded on all sides by existing properties, the tower […]


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