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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.

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.