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The Second Youth of Hotel Georgia

The Second Youth of Hotel Georgia

Hotel Georgia is a project recently completed by the IBI Group in Canada, Vancouver, which is a multidisciplinary consulting firm offering services in four areas of practice; Urban Land, Facilities, Transportation, and Intelligent Systems

New CBD for Shanghai

New CBD for Shanghai

Benoy has won an international urban design competition for the Lujiazui Pudong Qiantan ES4 Precinct Core Area, located in the south of Shanghai. The client, Lujiazui Group, have been responsible for the development and implementation of Shanghai’s Pudong Central Business District since the 1990s

At the Beira Lake Shore

At the Beira Lake Shore

Boston-based practice Safdie Architects has been selected to design a luxury residential tower in Sri Lanka. To be developed by Indocean Developers Private Ltd. on a two-acre parcel of land opposite Beira Lake in Colombo, the 88-storey residential building will be the tallest structure in Colombo and Safdie’s first project in Sri Lanka

91 Hectares for Pilgrims

91 Hectares for Pilgrims

The number of pilgrims performing the annual hajj to Mecca (Saudi Arabia), is close to 4 million people. It is expected that in the coming years to carry Umrah (minor pilgrimage) in the country will come to about 5 million believers

Maintower of South Africa

Maintower of South Africa

Johannesburg-based architects @126 have released designs for the tallest building in Africa. The 110-storey structure is part of triple-tower development in Tshwane, South Africa, collectively known as Centurion Symbio-City

The Dream that Comes True

The Dream that Comes True

Dream is creeping ever closer to reality in Seoul as architects and engineers continue to develop their extravagant concepts for the Yongsan International Business District, a 3.4 million sq. m scheme for development consortium Dreamhub Project Financial Investment Co

Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

The counterpart to Kenzo Tange’s One Raffles Place Tower One in Singapore’s Central Business District has now been completed. Designed in a partnership between Kenzo’s son Paul Noritaka Tange of Tange Associates and SAA Architects, the sparkling form erupts from the urban scene, taking the diagonal planes of its crystalline external arrangement from the spacing of the windows in its partner building

Chinese Shell

Chinese Shell

International architecture practice, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects has unveiled their scheme designs for the World Trade Centre paid competition project in Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province, Central Eastern China. The 462,750 sq m project, commissioned by Hangzhou Duonaohe Real Estate Co., Ltd consists of four towers, with the tallest being 62-floors connected via a common retail podium

Aviation City

Aviation City

Global studio Woods Bagot has won the international competition to design China Southern Airport City, a 400 hectare mixed-use development set on the Liuxi River, in Guangzhou, China

Gold Standard

Gold Standard

Work has begun in Shanghai on the Foster + Partners and Thomas Heatherwick-designed Shanghai Bund International Financial Centre. The green project is comprised of a hotel, cinema, central plaza and retail mall over 420,000 sq m, with two commercial towers designed to achieve LEED Gold certification.