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At the heart of the magazine concept is the principle of information-analytical approach to current trends in the field of building construction. In its pages you can read about the best practices of Russian and foreign companies, the use of advanced technology, the most interesting architectural projects of high-rise buildings, architects and designers, as well as on construction companies working in the field of high-rise construction.

Besides, the magazine gives serious attention to the technical innovations necessary for successful operation of high-rise buildings that make staying in comfortable and safe, as well as environmental matters of high-rise construction and a number of other topics that reveal the possibilities and prospects of the future high-rise construction. This periodical is intended to become a professional communication platform for experts - to analyze the latest events in contemporary building construction all over the world, introduce to its readers upcoming technologies, equipment and materials used in Russia and abroad, and also to take up issues of the high-rise projects economy and development.
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“Urban Window” for Buenos Aires

“Urban Window” for Buenos Aires

SOM (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP), in partnership with Consultatio Real Estate, presented their project for Buenos Aires titled “Catalinas Rio”, an office building on the banks of the La Plata River that is designed to double as a center of activity and expansion for the Catalinas Norte business district. With a plethora of public green spaces and two trapezoidal buildings linked by walkways and green terraces, the project aims to create a new and vibrant identity for the district and the city as a whole. The city’s Finance District is experiencing an unprecedented period of expansion. 

Bestseller for Rural Denmark

Bestseller for Rural Denmark

Danish firm Dorte Mandrup Arkitekterhave designed a new skyscraper in Brande, Denmark. After the completion, the tower will become not only the tallest building in Denmark, but also throughout Western Europe, surpassing London’s The Shard by at least 10 meters, but still won’t overcome St. Petersburg’s Lahta Center - the tallest building in Europe.

The Opus in Dubai

The Opus in Dubai

The Opus in Dubai by Zaha Hadid Architects, a mixed-use building formed of conjoined towers with a irregular void in the middle, is almost ready to open.

The Tower of the Sun in Kazakhstan

The Tower of the Sun in Kazakhstan

Taking inspiration from the country’s flag, Fundamental Architects and Omega Render are proposing a futuristic new building in Kazakhstan. Spanning the width of the Ishim River in Astana, the building’s circular cutout both provides views downriver and subtly nods toward the country’s national emblem. The concept is one of three proposals that BI GROUP, the country’s largest developer, is considering for the site.

Raised Gardens in Singapore

Raised Gardens in Singapore

Stepped and planted roof terraces have been slotted into the 175-metre-high Robinson Tower in Singapore, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox with local practice Architects 61. Even before the building construction began, the vibrant project won several architectural awards.

Times Square for Taiwan

Times Square for Taiwan

Over the past year MVRDV introduced a number of peculiarly designed high-rise projects in various parts of the world, and now Taiwan is next in turn. Recently they have unveiled designs for a pair of towers in Taipei, which will be made from stacks of misaligned blocks wrapped in interactive screens.

Best Tall Building Worldwide

Best Tall Building Worldwide

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ Salesforce Tower has won the top prize at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s annual awards for high-rise structures, beating competition from BIG and David Chipperfield. Salesforce Tower was selected ahead of a number of high-profile projects nominated across the programme categories to receive the highest accolade, despite of controversies surrounding the building since its completion in 2018, including criticisms of its construction and its vastness. 

The Tallest in Tokyo

The Tallest in Tokyo

Mori Building recently held a groundbreaking ceremony of Japan’s tallest building – the skyscraper in Tokyo designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects.

Tapered Towers for Vancouver

Tapered Towers for Vancouver

Canadian architecture practice Henriquez Partners has designed a series of ten towers for a new suburban development in Vancouver. The mixed-use project was made for developer Westbank to create a new 4.5 million-square-foot residential community for the city. Dubbed Oakridge, the towers will include housing, office and retail as a contemporary architecture for the Pacific Northwest.

Black Tower for New York

Black Tower for New York

MAD Architects have revealed a new vision for New York City skyscrapers with a sinuous slender tower near the Empire State Building. Dubbed ‘East 34th’, the project was designed with a dark-colored glass facade that was made to fade into the atmosphere. Located adjacent to one of New York’s most iconic structures, the project rethinks the city’s rectilinear towers and sharp edges to create a new form for the Manhattan high-rise.