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A Family Affair

A Family Affair

LA’s Wilshire Grand Tower on track to complete in 2017. Timing is everything as they say. And timing was certainly key for the Wilshire Grand Tower, a 73-storey skyscraper that has been in planning for more than 20 years now and is now destined to become a reality
A Sharp Sign in the Skyline

A Sharp Sign in the Skyline

An Italian-based architectural firm has unveiled a design proposal for a needle- like tower project located close to Shanghai in China. The Needle Towers project by Gianluca Milesi Architecture consists of a 470m-high tubular tower together with a shorter building covering a total area of 35,000 sq m.

New Istanbul Financial Center

New Istanbul Financial Center

The London and New York offices of HOK have released renderings of a 4.2million sq.m mixed-use facility for the Turkish Government. The New Istanbul International Finance Center (IFFC) is under construction on a 70-hectare site on the city’s Asian side

SOM’s Greenland Plaza

SOM’s Greenland Plaza

The Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) – designed Zhengzhou Greenland Plaza has opened its doors to its office users. The circular 60-storey tower takes its place as the tallest building in the central Chinese city

The View From The Shard

The View From The Shard

The official opening of Renzo Piano’s latest contribution to London’s skyline, The Shard, is rapidly approaching. The 309.6m-high tower is being sold as a ‘vertical town’ in the heart of England’s capital, rising sharply above London Bridge Station into a series of raw points which don’t quite meet

Local Inspiration for Super-Tall Towers

Local Inspiration for Super-Tall Towers

Experienced designers of tall buildings John Portman & Associates (JPA) have been selected by Chinese developers Greenland Group to conceptualise a pair of super-tall towers for Yinchuan Yuehai Bay Central Business District

Shanxi Province TV Centre

Shanxi Province TV Centre

BDP has been commissioned by the Shanxi Broadcast & TV Channel to design its new Broadcast & TV Centre. This highly significant, provincial level, public sector project is located in Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi Province in north China

At Launch

At Launch

A new mixed use development that will transform a 26 acre rail yards site on Manhattan’s Far West Side officially got underway yesterday with the ground breaking of what will be the project’s south tower
At the Heart of Jinan

At the Heart of Jinan

Construction is underway for the John Portman & Associates (JPA)- designed Jinan Cheda International Finance Center located in the heart of the Jinan’s central business district. Temporary buildings required at the project construction site have been completed with areas for office, living and production

Distinctive Standard of Living

Distinctive Standard of Living

DAMAC Properties has announced its first major new product launch since 2008, with 295 premium serviced hotel apartments in the Burj Area