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[24 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

‘The Bow’ skyscraper has been named as the most spectacular building in the world, designbuildsource.com.au reports. The Calgary skyscraper, design of which was by Foster+Partners, has been given the accolade by Emporis, the building and construction authority. A panel of experts were asked to rate a plethora of buildings against specific selection criteria in order […]

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[16 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Developers have released the first images of Zaha Hadid’s residential skyscraper, known as 1,000 Museum Tower, architectsjournal.co.uk reports. The architect, who has twice won the Stirling Prize, unveiled impressions of the 62-storey building, which will be situated on Miami’s Biscayne Boulevard, opposite the currently under construction Museum Park site. Image source via Curbed Miami Skyscraper […]

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[5 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

A third of the multi-million apartments in New York’s newest and tallest building have been sold, according to dailymail.co.uk. Towering high above the Big Apple’s skyline, according to the architect’s skyscraper design, will soon stand 432 Park Avenue. Image source To become the tallest residential tower in the entire western hemisphere Due to be completed […]

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[15 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Plans to revive construction on the site of the Pinnacle building have been laid out by the architect responsible for the Gherkin, reports londonlovesbusiness.com. Ken Shuttleworth, the former design partner of Lord Foster, plans to go 100 metres higher than the Gherkin with a plan to rescue the site occupied by the stalled Pinnacle project. […]

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[26 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Pinnacle skyscraper, which was planned as the tallest building in the City of London, could be knocked down and built from scratch due to spiralling costs and lack of demand. Reported by londonlovesbusiness.com, the partially-constructed build – which currently only has seven of the planned 63 storeys – could be scrapped for a more […]

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[30 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Planning permission has been granted for the proposed 52-54 Lime Street tower, which has already been nicknamed ‘The Scalpel’. With a skyscraper design by Kohn Pederson Fox (KPF), the 38-storey structure will be situated opposite the Grade I-listed Lloyd’s building. In the centre of the city, the tower, which tapers to a sharp point, will […]

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[7 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Nothing makes a statement like The Shard – London’s newest skyscraper that redefines the city’s famous skyline to become a symbol for the capital, recognisable throughout the world. Shooting up into the sky like a beautiful sharp pyramid of glass, it happens to be the tallest building in Western Europe standing at 1,016 feet high, […]

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[3 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Government officials in Queensland, Australia have awarded land on Brisbane’s waterfront to developer Cbus Property for the construction of offices, retail units and what will be the city’s tallest tower, theaustralian.com.au reports. Image source Cbus Property, a division of pension giant Cbus, has been given a 99-year lease on 1 William Street on the northern […]

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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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[14 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]

The world’s tallest residential tower has at last opened for occupancy, gulfnews.com writes. The Princess Tower in Dubai Marina stands at 414 metres in height. The 107 storey building, comprises six basements, 763 apartments on 100 levels and shops on the ground floor. Developer, Tameer, says that 98 per cent of the tower has already been sold. […]