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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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[15 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Shanghai Tower, which will be the world’s second-tallest building, is near completion, according to vancouversun.com. The building, which utilises a skyscraper design, is set to reach 632 metres (2,073 feet) high. The tower (which will only be surpassed in height by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa) has been built in the city’s Pudong district. Image source […]

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[23 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

One skyscraper expert believes there will be continued growth in skyscraper construction across London and in many parts of the UK. In a candid interview for architectsjournal.co.uk, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) chair Timothy Johnson believes the UK can expect to see growth in London’s established skyscraper districts of Canary Wharf, the […]

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[3 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Work has begun on what will become China’s second tallest building, morningwhistle.com reports. The country’s biggest property developer, Evergrande Real Estate Group Limited, has confirmed that foundation work on the Evergrande International Finance Center was completed on 21 December. Situated in Jinan city, in the central business district of China’s Shandong province, the multi-function Center […]