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The Tallest in Malaysia

The Tallest in Malaysia

A new superstructure is set to displace the Petronas Twin Towers as the tallest building in Malaysia. The Exchange 106, located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, is expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2018, the New Straits Times (NST) reported. It currently stands at 450 metres above ground. Upon completion, it will tower at 492.3 metres, the height equivalent of 112 floors. This is some 40 metres taller than the Petronas Twin Towers, which stand at 451.9 metres.

Moscow Sky Divers

Moscow Sky Divers

Steven Holl Architects, in collaboration with Art-group “Kamen”, has won the international design competition for the residential quarters of the Tushino district in Moscow, besting Fuksas Architecture, Zaha Hadid Architects, Mad Global, and Tsimalo, Lyashenko & Partners. 

High-Rise “Hills” of Georgia

High-Rise “Hills” of Georgia

The Alliance Group began preparatory works on its new exclusive project in Batumi – Alliance Privilege. The complex will be located in the Batumi Boulevard, on the seaside. It will feature ultra-modern architecture, and will include the five-star Marriott Hotel, as well as exclusive apartments. 

MI6 New Neighbors

MI6 New Neighbors

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled its design for a new mixed-use project at Vauxhall Cross Island in Lambeth, a borough of south London known for the neighboring location of the headquarters of the British Intelligence Service MI6. The proposal comprises a 500-room Hilton hotel, 260 residences, 220,000 square feet of offices, a bus station, and an estimated 7,000 square feet of retail and dining. Connected on street level by a 10-story glazed podium, the complex will include 46- and 23-story towers. A timeline has not yet been confirmed.

Qiantang River Living

Qiantang River Living

Designed by Ben van Berkel / UNStudio, CapitaLand’s new Raffles City is a sustainable urban hub for living, working and leisure located in Hangzhou, one of China’s most picturesque cities. It forms the eighth Raffles City development in China. Situated in Qianjiang New Town near Qiantang River, this mixed-use development becomes a major landmark along the green axis of the city’s new CBD. A rich mix of 24/7 functions occupies almost 400,000m2 within two streamlined towers set atop a podium and landscaped plaza.

New Format of  Franch Justice

New Format of Franch Justice

Work has completed on Tribunal de Paris – a tiered skyscraper, designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano to become the largest law complex in Europe. It is not set to open until April 2018, but these photographs by Paris-based photographer Sergio Grazia show that the building’s structure is now complete.

Nairobi’s Perspectives

Nairobi’s Perspectives

Investment group Cytonn is set to build a three-tower complex in Nairobi’s Kilimani area, at the junction of Elgeyo Marakwet and Argwings Kodhek Roads. The tallest of the three towers will rise 35 floors and 150 meters, and the development will sit on a four-acre (1.6-hectare) piece of land.

White Tower For Mexico

White Tower For Mexico

The Bora Residential Tower is being built in Santa Fe, a major business district in the west of Mexico City – home to tech companies Microsoft, Apple, Sony, Roche and Amazon, as well as three universities.

New Icon for Denver

New Icon for Denver

A Manhattan developer plans to bring a mammoth skyscraper to downtown Denver. The structure would not only stand as the city’s tallest building, it would dwarf its closest competition.

Shenzhen Green Terraces

Shenzhen Green Terraces

Gmond International Building. designed by Aedas is a representative regeneration project in the old town in Shenzhen. The project will house the headquarters for Tellus-Gmond, Grade 5A lettable office spaces and a jewellery trading centre. The well-facilitated transport hub nearby brings enormous circulation to the complex and generates excellent development potentials.