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7Point8

7Point8

Global architecture, urbanism and design practice Broadway Malyan has unveiled designs for a major mixeduse tower development in central Jakarta, Indonesia. 7Point8 will launch in phases from mid-2014.

Windows of Guangzhou

Windows of Guangzhou

Atkins has unveiled a bold new commercial complex in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, described by the design firm as ‘unusual’. The threevolume development comprises two buildings resembling ‘floating’ windows followed by a third 208m-high tower so that those viewing the series from a distance will read the forms as ‘001’.

Polestar of Gothenburg

Polestar of Gothenburg

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) with Copenhagen architects Entasis, and COWI Denmark and COWI Sweden have been announced as winners of an international design competition to conceptualise the tallest building in the Nordic region. The winning design for the Polestar Tower reaches 230m in height.

Simplicity and Elegance in Bangalore

Simplicity and Elegance in Bangalore

MAA Enterprises selected Vernekar Associates to create a distinct 90m-tall mixed use development in Bangalore, blending 300 luxury apartments, 12 penthouses and a sky terrace garden, infinity edge pool and club house with 100,000 sq ft of retail and office space.

55 Hudson Yards

55 Hudson Yards

Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group unveil latest addi- tion to Hudson Yards 5,000 residential units, 14 acres of public space, 100 shops, 20 restaurants, 5 office towers, a 75-seat public school and a ‘world class’ cultural centre. This is the promise of Hudson Yards, a 28-acre private real estate development in New York by Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group.

Lotus Bud Inspires Foshan

Lotus Bud Inspires Foshan

PLP Architecture’s latest mixed-use development is currently under construction in the Chinese city of Foshan. The project sits on a 65,000 sq m site and incorporates offices, shopping outlets, residential units and a 5-star hotel.

Swings for John Hancock Center

Swings for John Hancock Center

The latest sky-high attraction in Chicago has opened at the SOMdesigned John Hancock Center. Completed in 1969, the 1,127ft-high skyscraper recently welcomed a modern tourist attraction at its 94thfloor John Hancock Observatory, now renamed 360 CHICAGO.

For Generation of Innovators

For Generation of Innovators

Series of glossy images have been released of the Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)-designed Jockey Club Innovation Tower (JCIT) in Hong Kong. Taken by renowned architectural photographer Iwan Baan, the photographs document the new form coming to life as the first students begin taking their lessons.

Evergrande of 560m Height

Evergrande of 560m Height

Chinese developer Evergrande has commissioned Farrells to design an 11-hectare complex as part of the urban plan for the Jinan West Station District. The site is located along the green spine of the district and has been noted as a prime location for this commercial and residential development.

Cyprus Oval

Cyprus Oval

Situated in the heart of Limassol, just 100m from the sea, construction of The Oval, Cyprus’s latest new-build commercial development is now under way, with the backing of the President of Cyprus.