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[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new Melbourne skyscraper is now ready to be built after final plans for its design were accepted, according to infolink.com.au. The Sovereign Square project will be based at the city’s 545 Station Street, Box Hill. The plans have been proposed by Melbourne-based firm AXF Group, however the design is being handled by London company […]

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[17 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new skyscraper being constructed in Auckland, New Zealand will boost the region’s gross domestic product (GDP), as well as create hundreds of new jobs. According to tvnz.co.nz, the tower will cost $350 million New Zealand dollars (around £117 million) to build. The 52-storey building will be 209 metres high, making it the tallest skyscraper […]

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[14 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The construction project to build the Dubai Pearl skyscraper could be salvaged, thanks to new investment from a Hong Kong-based group. According to cnbc.com, Chow Tai Fook Endowment Industry Investment Development (CTFE) has acquired $1.9 billion (£1.16 billion) worth of property assets in the tower, which could see it get back on track. The skyscraper […]

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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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[15 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

It’s the world’s largest metropolis, home to over 13 million people but also some of the most sensational skyscraping structures on the planet. Welcome to Tokyo, a creative cityscape that’s alive with awe-inspiring architecture. But what makes up its vast volumes of high-rises and tall towers? Let’s take a closer look at some of this […]

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[3 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

A new skyscraper to be built in Indonesia is set to become the country’s tallest building. The Pertamina Energy Tower, which will be the headquarters for the Indonesian state-owned energy company, will almost double the height of the current tallest structure. The existing highest building in the country is the Cemindo Tower, which measures in […]

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[18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

With more than 1,000 tall buildings rising up across Shanghai in just two decades, China’s largest city has become a modern megatower metropolis. Boasting one of the most distinctive skylines on the planet, these five buildings are truly head and shoulders above the rest: The Shanghai Tower In a city where mega towers jostle for […]

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[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

German architect firm HENN has been selected to develop a new Chinese skyscraper, according to archdaily.com. The firm won a competition to develop the Cenke Tower, which will be based in the Taiyuan area. The skyscraper, which is set to be 280 metres high, will feature a “convex shells” design. The front and the rear […]

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[29 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Work is to begin on a new skyscraper in Houston, Texas – and hopes are that it will become a new local landmark, culturemap.com reports. The 47-storey tower, as yet unnamed, will be located at 609 Main on the corner of Main and Texas Streets. Primarily an office block, the building will have direct access […]

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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Singapore’s Building Construction Authority (BCA) says that construction firms who want to bid for public projects must be working to green standards by 2016. If the firms don’t adhere to green standards set out in the Green and Gracious Building Scheme by this time period, then they will fail to make it on to the […]