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Tall Buildings Architecture

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The Cube / Orange Architects

The 50-metre-tall luxury apartment block on Plot 941 in Sin el Fil, A residential tower designed by Orange Architects for the Lebanese development corporation Masharii. The Cube is a Zen-like haven with calm , green surroundings, inspiring views over Beirut and the mountains and a unique architecture. It comprises of a 14 floors, 21 residential apartments ranging from 117 m2 to 234 m2 and consists of flexible floor plans to optimize breath taking views of the city...... Read More...
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Via 57 West / BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

VIA 57 WEST, the anchor of the 57 WEST residential block, provides a dramatic visual gateway to Manhattan’s skyline along the Hudson River. The first project designed in North America by the Danish Architecture firm BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, VIA 57 WEST offers residents a compelling mix of 709 rental residences, an unsurpassed selection of resident amenities and 45,000 square feet of retail space...... Read More...
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PARKROYAL on Pickering / WOHA

Developed by UOL Group’s subsidiary, Pan Pacific Hotels Group Limited, PARKROYAL on Pickering is being designed by internationally acclaimed architectural firm WOHA. The flagship PARKROYAL hotel will boast a hotel-in-a-garden concept that focuses on integrating environmental principles and elements throughout the property...... Read More...
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The Interlace / OMA + Ole Scheeren

Designed by Ole Scheeren, Partner of the Office Metropolitan of Architecture (OMA), the condominium comprises a range of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments, penthouses and duplex garden units. Thirty-one apartment blocks, each six-stories tall, are stacked in a hexagonal arrangement to form eight large scale courtyards. The interlocking blocks resemble a “vertical village” with cascading sky gardens and both private and public roof terraces...... Read More...
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Turning Torso / Santiago Calatrava Architects & Engineers

The Turning Torso Tower is a high‐rise building for offices and dwelling designed by Santiago Calatrava in the city of Malmö. The shape of the tower is based on a sculpture called Twisting Torso, by Santiago Calatrava, which is inspired on a human body in a twisting motion. The building is primarily for residential purposes but the two lower cubicles are used as a 4,200 m2 office space...... Read More...
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Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) / Boeri Studio

Designed by Boeri Studio, Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) is the response to a contemporary demand: the desire to live in a natural ecosystem without sacrificing comfort, centrality and security. The towers are conceived to deliver outstanding environmental sustainability, to assure residents the highest comfort standards, to give those who live in them stunning views and to become an ever-changing landmark for Milan:...... Read More...
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Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building / Cutler Anderson & SERA Architects

In the heart of downtown Portland, the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building stands at 18 stories overlooking the Willamette River. Named after Oregon House Representatives Edith Green and Wendell Wyatt for their service to the state, it has served as the offices of many federal agencies, including the IRS and the FBI for over 30 years. The Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building tapped into American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to transform the building from a resource waster into an energy and water efficient structure...... Read More...
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AVA 55 Ninth / Solomon Cordwell Buenz

This 17-floor apartment tower, by developer Avalon Bay, now dubbed AVA. Located on 55 9th Street in the Mid-Market neighbourhood of San Francisco, California, this new high-rise residential building is a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom rentals open for occupancy as of March 2014. The design is a sleek tower of glass that appeals to a hip, urban crowd...... Read More...

Rundeskogen-The Tre Taarn / Helen & Hard and dRMM

Helen & Hard together with London based office DRMM is behind this project with Kruse Smith as the developer. The project is located at a major traffic intersection linking three bigger cities of the region. The three towers contain 113 units, with the highest tower reaching 16 stories. The flats range between 60m2 and 140 m2...... Read More...
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One Central Park / Ateliers Jean Nouvel

One Central Park designed by French architecture practice Ateliers Jean Nouvel in collaboration with Australian firm, PTW Architects. Located on the site of a former brewery, One Central Avenue comprises of two towers, 18 stories and 34 stories respectively, on a 5 storey retail podium as part of a 250,000sqm development plan. The towers will provide 623 luxury apartments above a 5 level retail and recreation podium...... Read More...
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Pearl River Tower / SOM – Skidmore Owings & Merrill

Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China by SOM - Skidmore Owings & Merrill, a 71-story building whose unique structural form is one of the most energy-efficient skyscrapers in the world, supertall buildings ever constructed. Its sculpted body directs wind to a pair of openings at its mechanical floors, where traveling winds push turbines that generate energy for the building. Other integrated sustainable elements include solar panels,...... Read More...