Grenfell Inquiry expert witness appointment news – architect Paul Hyett, former RIBA president, replaces John Priestley who was sacked after two days, He is a Principal at US practice HKS Architects in their London office. The Grenfell Tower fire took place in June 2017.
New York skyscraper building news – 303 East 44th Street Tower tower building in Midtown East design by ODA Architecture appears to stall ; News for Central Park Tower building at 225 West 57th Street, Midtown by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill architects.
Catalog at Willis Tower Chicago, facade design by SkB Architects, retail and entertainment building design by Gensler at the tallest tower in north America, built in 1973.
Central Park Tower building, West 57th Street, NYC – design by architects Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, on its way to a 1,550-ft pinnacle in Midtown on Billionaire’s Row: sales launch for 179 units, with a 17,000 sqft triplex penthouse.
New York City supertall building design by ShoP Architects- Manhattan tower and landmark, reinvented. 111 West 57th Street “represents commitment to the quality of craft, history, and thinking behind New York City’s classic skyscrapers”.
Tianshan Gate of the World, Shijiazhuang skyscraper building design by Aedas Architects – the tower reflects the curvy form of Chinese zither and Chinese sleeves dance, expressing rhythmic beauty.
A new entrance opened on August 22 at this famous New York landmark, to better accommodate the large number of visitors to the 102nd-floor observation deck, in this 381m high Art-Deco tower by architects Shreve, Lamb & Harmon.
eVolo Magazine invites architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2019 celebrating tall building design. 1st place design wins USD $5,000.
Shenzhen Energy Company Office skyscraper building design by architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group – building skin maximizes sustainable performance and workplace comfort in the subtropical climate.
The SOM designed 100 Leadenhall Street, for the Lai Sun Development Group and their asset manager London & Oriental, has been awarded planning consent by committee today, the morning of Tuesday 10th July.
Canary Wharf Expansion – Wood Wharf, a new residential-led, mixed-use waterside community. The masterplan, designed by Allies and Morison Architects, creates up to 3,300 new homes, nearly 2 m sqft of office space, 380,000 sqft of shops, restaurants and community uses.
Europe’s tallest tower – 87 storeys, 462 meters high – in Lakhta, St Petersburg, Russia – the colossal Gazprom skyscraper building is by British architects RMJM.
3 World Trade Center, aka 175 Greenwich Street, opening news: designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for developers Silverstein Properties, the 80-story, 1,079-ft tower is the 5th tallest skyscraper in New York City.
Award for Ping An Financial Center designed by KPF Architects, the fourth tallest in the world upon completion and the second tallest skyscraper in China at a height of 599 m.