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[5 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new skyscraper which is set to be erected in Berlin will become the city’s tallest building when work is completed, dezeen.com reports. American architect Frank Gehry was chosen to oversee the construction of the tower, which is expected to reach 150 metres into the sky. Image source There was plenty of competition for the […]

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[27 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

The design for Los Angeles’ new Grand Avenue project will be driven forward by veteran architect Frank Gehry, if city officials approve the plans. His ideas are “significantly more exuberant and suggestive of LA culture” than the others that made the shortlist, latimes.com reveals and after much consideration, the Related Cos (the firm behind the […]

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[25 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Multi award-winning architects Norman Foster and Frank Gehry are to co-design the latest phase of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment project. The scheme – Gehry’s first foray into London residential design – will involve the addition of a shopping street to bridge the gap between the development and a new underground station, according to dezeen.com. […]

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[5 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

What type of museum would you build if money was no object and literally you could afford to do anything you wanted to? This one….it’s the $70m museum created by Carlos Slim, the richest person on the planet. Image source Like a giant, slivery, scaly fish rising from the sea, the amazing Soumaya Museum is […]

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[5 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Skyscraper architecture has been celebrated in a prestigious awards ceremony, which ranked the world’s greatest towers, thenational.ae reports. German skyscraper data firm Emporis considered over 220 buildings, all of which were completed in 2011 and stand at above 100 metres in height. It then drew up a shortlist of ten. 8 Spruce Street: ‘A major […]

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[15 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Canadian architect Frank Gehry is possibly one of the most well-known figures in his field. His buildings have won accolades across the world and his works are regularly referred to as some of the most important in contemporary architecture. It’s no surprise then that the IAC Building in New York has become another resounding success, […]

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[1 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Given the colourful, whirly-swirly appearance of this hotel in Spain’s Rioja region, you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve had a drop too much when you first set eyes on it. This is the beautiful ‘City of Wine’ in Elciego, Spain, and its full—bodied, robust design is the work of famous architect Frank Gehry, once […]

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[26 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Head to New York and there’s definitely one address which you’ll want to check out. 8 Spruce Street sounds unassuming, but what sits there certainly isn’t. The Big Apple’s newest resident is a gleaming 870ft tower which stands an impressive 76 storeys high. But what makes it stand out in the city which epitomises the […]