Designed by Foster + Partners, the Murray, Hong Kong’s newest luxury hotel has now fully opened to the public. Located on the southern edge of Central with panoramic views of The Peak and the gardens to the south, this major transformation of a listed government office building reinvents this unique urban quarter.
RIBA Awards for International Excellence 2018 for this building design by Rogers, Stirk Harbour + Partners with Legorreta + Legorreta: a new urban landmark on the skyline of Mexico City, the BBVA Bancomer tower marks the gateway to the Paseo de la Reforma from Chapultepec Park.
Vertical Forest wins RIBA Award for International Excellence – combining biodiversity with bustling urban life and creating its own micro-climate in the process, Bosco Verticale handles density and air quality via dynamic architectural botany.
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.
Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects the tower offers broad views across Milan, the twist orientates the tower’s higher floors to the primary southeast axis leading to Bramante’s 15th Century tribune of Santa Maria della Grazie, and beyond to the centre of the city.
RIBA raise serious concerns over direction of Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, led by Dame Judith Hackitt, which started after Grenfell Tower fire. The final report is due in May.
Raffles Place skyscraper title unveiled – CapitaSpring secures J.P. Morgan as anchor office tenant, 51-storey vertically-integrated community comprising 635,000 sq ft of Grade A office space & 299-unit Citadines serviced residence.
A defining presence on the skyline, the new headquarters for Indonesia’s largest telecommunications company consists of three new interconnected buildings: a 20-story ofﬁce building, a 48-story ofﬁce building connected by a six-story podium.
Name of upcoming Raffles Place skyscraper unveiled – CapitaSpring secures J.P. Morgan as anchor office tenant, 51-storey vertically-integrated community comprising 635,000 sq ft of Grade A office space & 299-unit Citadines serviced residence.
Aedas-designed Commercial Bank Headquarters Project in Taichung, Taiwan, won the Tall Buildings category at MIPIM/The Architectural Review Future Project Awards 2018.
Design: CAZA (Carlos Arnaiz Architects) – award for this multi-level building landscape, growing from an expansive public park on grade to a vertically-hanging arboretum along the circulation cores, and up towards a health-themed urban roof farm.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has asked NBS to carry out important research on the Approved Documents. The NBS really want to understand how the guidance is used regarding the functional requirements of the building regulations.
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.
Pearl Bank Apartments: CapitaLand building development in southeast Asia: Pearl’s Hill property – Pearl Bank Apartments Singapore, Chinatown building development, tower