The Arte S twin residential towers sit at the base Bukit Gambir, a lush tropical mountain located at the heart of Penang Island off the Western coast of Malaysia.
The first high-rise tower of Swiss architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron, with Anish Kapoor: a 57-story residential condominium building at the intersection of Church St and Leonard St in the Tribeca Historic District of downtown Manhattan, rising above cobbled streets and historic 19th century architecture.
Construction starts on the Paddington Cube architecture design by celebrated Italian architects Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The £825m office retail and leisure development next to Paddington Station for developer Sellar Group remains controversial.
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.
Skyscrapers in the UK Capital – Sky Garden renewal in July ; London Tall Buildings Survey provides a comprehensive review of all towers over 20 storeys proposed, in planning or under construction across the capital ; Planning permission awarded for striking office building in heart of the City by Make Architects: 40 Leadenhall Street.
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.