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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.

Manila`s Amenities

Manila`s Amenities

Henning Larsen Architects, in collaboration with landscape architects SLA and BuroHappold Engineering, has been selected as the winners of an international design competition to design a new iconic skyscraper for the city of Manila, Philippines. Located within the Bonifacio Global City business district, ICONE Tower raises from a large public plaza as a dramatic spire, piercing the sky and becoming a new icon for the Manila Skyline.

China Dragons

China Dragons

Aedas-design Zhuhai Hengqin Headquarters Complex (Phase II) sits in a prime area on the Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, in close proximity to the Lotus Bridge that links to Cotai, Macau. 

New Zealand Twist

New Zealand Twist

A NZD$300 million (USD$ 209 million) luxury residential skyscraper by developer Hengyi Pacific is planned for downtown Auckland. Boasting 57 stories and 178 meters of height, the building could become New Zealand’s highest residential tower when completed, developers say. A laneway known as “Pacific Lane” will run between Commerce, Fort, and Gore streets. Plus Architecture’s leading architect, Jaimin Atkins, said the building’s glass façade was designed to reflect the surrounding city and waterfront, and the Maori Pikorua motif of two intertwined pikopiko ferns was meant to be represented in the “twist” pattern on the building’s exterior. Some of the 295 apartments within the building will offer views out to Great Barrier Island, Atkins said.

Mobius Strip in Thai Traditions

Mobius Strip in Thai Traditions

AL_A, the architecture practice headed by RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete, has completed Central Embassy, a striking 37 floor tall retail, leisure and hotel tower in central Bangkok for Central Group, Thailand’s leading retailer and department store operator. 

Israel Diamond

Israel Diamond

Measuring 400 meters in height, the 100-floor Intercity Tower has been granted planning approval. The ambitious initiative, planned by Miloslavsky Architects, began in June 2014 and has now been officially approved by the Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee. When completed, the new tower would become Israel’s tallest, stripping the Moshe Aviv Tower of that designation.

Dubai Lighthouse

Dubai Lighthouse

The iconic luxury waterfront destination, spread over 20 million sq. feet, will include a 1400-berth marina as well as a cruise ship port and terminal, a shopping mall covering 3.5 million sq. feet, an events arena, luxurious residential buildings, hotels, offices, retail stores, public services, restaurants and cafes and ‘Dubai Lighthouse’. The project will create synergies with some of Dubai’s other iconic projects located in the area including Palm Jumeirah and the upcoming Bluewaters Island project. The destination will also be home to ‘Dubai Lighthouse’, a unique architectural icon.