The super slender tower project, designed by RB Systems, explores a novel and captivating tower typology which emerged in New York in the last years. Located on a small, currently vacant site on West 45th St which footprint measures at approx. 30x30m.
Futuristic Manhattan waterfront building design by Humphreys & Partners Architects – sustainable modular building with micro units, co-working spaces, activity and wellness centers, plus a range of innovative elements from artificial intelligence to drones, home automation and autonomous vehicles.
This Upper East Side tower by architect Rafael Viñoly will comprise 32 floors. The height of 510 feet is augmented by a significant podium.
WOHA announce “Garden City Mega City” exhibition in Austin, Texas, USA: it highlights sixteen of the architectural studio’s built and unbuilt projects which embody their vision of how cities should evolve in the 21 st Century toward a more sustainable future.
Designed by EDGE Architects, 1/JBR, scheduled for completion in 2019, is a state-of-the-art, 46-story residential facility with a design focus at its core. Located less than 150 metres from the beach at the prestigious Jumeirah Beach Residence in Dubai, the flagship project sets a new standard for luxury in the Persian Gulf region.
432 Park Avenue luxury condo sales breaks $2 billion: highest selling building in NYC ever. The world’s tallest residential building, designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects, includes 48 residences sold for more than $20 million each.
Refurbishment of the famous New York landmark’s 102nd-floor observation deck by architects Beyer Blinder Belle: plans to install external mounted “selfie” cameras plus floor-to-ceiling windows matching the 381m high tower’s signature Art-Deco architecture style by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon.
Europe’s tallest tower has topped out at 87 storeys in Lakhta, St Petersburg. The colossal Gazprom tower development is by British architects RMJM. The skyscraper building is located on a 17-hectare brownfield site. The complex includes commercial office space, retail, leisure and residential developments.
New photos of National Bank of Kuwait by Foster + Partners, under construction in the city centre
Construction of The Eleventh, designed by Danish architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, has started. The two High Line towers of 25 & 34 floors are located between 17th & 18th Streets and Tenth & Eleventh Avenues, and joined by glass skybridges.
A review of building regulations ordered after the Grenfell Tower fire has found the system is “not fit for purpose” and open to abuse. Dame Judith Hackitt’s interim report into building safety called for an overhaul of the construction industry to put safety above cutting costs.
A vast slender structure which will comprise a central concrete column supported by a network of steel cable stays, design b Santiago Calatrava architect / engineer: an observation tower for the Dubai Creek Harbor development in the city.
SimpsonHaugh has produced a building underpinned by a taut geometry. 31-storey Dollar Bay features an angular, glass façade with folds and creases which capture the light differently and evoke a waterfall gathering pace as they descend.
Former AT&T Building is being considered for landmark designation. This famous Postmodern building with its so-called ‘Chippendale Chair’ top is a 647 feet tall, 37-story skyscraper at 560 Madison Avenue (at 56th Street), designed by US architect Philip Johnson with John Burgee.