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KPF plans brooklyn’s tallest tower featuring a sculptural façade

the design is characterized by an elevation constructed from stacked frames to create a sculptural relief.The post KPF plans brooklyn’s tallest tower …


Technicolor London

Kim Jong-un 'orders work to restart on North Korea's notorious Hotel of Doom skyscraper in Pyongyong'

Kim Jong-un has ordered work to restart on North Korea's notorious 'Hotel of Doom', new photos appear to confirm.<p>Satellite pictures show a number of …

North Korea

Board Votes In Favor Of 73-Story Tower Planned By Turkish Developer

Miami’s UDRB voted October 6 to recommend approval of The Sterling, a 73-story mixed-use tower proposed by Turkish developer Okan Group.<p>The proposal …


64-story tower near FIGat7th could get underway by 2019

The Downtown LA project would include 781 units of housing<p>In June—on the very same day the 73-story Wilshire Grand opened to the public—developer Brookfield Properties filed plans to construct a new 64-story skyscraper right across the street.<p>Now, the Los Angeles Department of City Planning has …


Gary Neville unveils new ‘honeycomb’ look for 39-storey city centre glass skyscraper

Gary Neville has unveiled a new ‘honeycomb’ look for a 39-storey glass skyscraper in the heart of Manchester.<p>Architects have been refining the …

The iron, the melon and the jug: the weirdest Stans buildings – in pictures

From Ashgabat’s falcon-shaped airport to Dushanbe’s giant flagpole, and more than a few Eyes of Sauron, the Stans don’t shy away from eye-popping architecture


Record Dh18bn paid for Hong Kong tower

Li Ka-Shing’s CK Asset Holdings sold its 75 per cent holding in The Center to a Chinese-led group for HK$40.2 billion (Dh18.92bn), a record for a …

Hong Kong

Foggy Brisbane morning

video explores completed bund finance centre by foster + partners and heatherwick studio

the development has been conceived as a point of connection between the old town and the new financial district.The post video explores completed …


Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio complete Shanghai skyscraper duo

Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio teamed up to design this pair of 180-metre skyscrapers, which stand at the intersection of Shanghai's old …


Chelsea will get a new 24-story Passive House rental

This will be Manhattan’s second tallest building built to passive house standards<p>Work is now underway on what will eventually be Chelsea’s tallest building built to passive house standards. Bernstein Real Estate is the developer behind this project, which is located at 211 West 29th Street, between …


This Spiraling Treetop Tower Offers Breathtaking Views of a Danish Forest

Denmark-based design firm EFFEKT, unveils plans for a spiraling observation tower that is currently being built south of Copenhagen.<p>Aimed to offer …


Sinuous, twisting hotel tower coming to L.A.’s Sunset Strip

According to recently-submitted documentation, a sinuous hotel tower designed by Culver City–based R&A Design slated for the Sunset Strip in West …

Los Angeles

1000M Is Chicago’s Newest 832-Foot Glass Tower, and You Can Own a Part of It

Current prices for the one- to four-bedroom units range from around $557,000 to $8.4 million.<p>From the John Hancock building to the Willis Tower, …


casagrande laboratory’s micro-apartment measures one parking space

measuring a mere 2.5 x 5 meters with a foot-print of a single car parking space, tikku can be erected on-site overnight.The post casagrande …

Interior Design

3D Printed City Skylines Hit Kickstarter (video)

3DPS based in Dallas, Texas int he US has taken to Kickstarter this week and already raised the required pledge goal to take its unique 3D printed …


Proposed 80-story wooden skyscraper may be a preview of tall timber future

A project proposal in Chicago shows the continued fascination, and investment, in a new generation of wood towers<p>In a city lined with pathbreaking towers and skyscrapers, the River Beech project, if it comes to fruition, may earn its own chapter in the history of Chicago architectural marvels. …


Meet Syd Mead, the artist who illustrates the future

The visionary behind the look of Blade Runner and other sci-fi classics talks about his design process<p><i>Editor’s note: This story was originally published in July 2015 and has been updated with the latest information.</i><p>"We don't go into the future from zero, we drag the whole past in with us." Many of …

Blade Runner

Skyscrapers above Stephen's Green: How Dublin might look in 2050

SKYSCRAPERS COULD BE a feature of Dublin’s skyline by 2050 – at least that is the hope of many Dubliners.<p>Just over two-fifths of people are in favour …


Taking Center Stage

Canada’s tallest building breaks ground in Toronto

Canada’s tallest building has just begun construction in Toronto. Designed by Foster + Partners and CORE Architects, The One is a 1,004-foot-tall …


Construction of the highest skyscraper in Europe // Строительство самого высокого здания в Европе


Foster + Partners Proposes 28-Story Tower for MOL Campus in Budapest

Foster + Partners Proposes 28-Story Skyscraper for Corporate Campus in Budapest<p>A large vertical atrium links the tower's seven sky-gardens and …


125 greenwich street: an exclusive look at rafael viñoly’s latest new york skyscraper

to learn more about the project, designboom spoke exclusively to elliot march and james white, founders of interior design studio march & white.The …


Russian skyscraper ‘becomes Europe’s tallest building’

A new skyscraper in Russia has become Europe’s tallest building, it has been claimed.<p>The Lakhta Center in St Petersburg, which won’t even be finished until next year, just hit 374-metres, according to its constructors.<br>This milestone took it past its Russian rival in Moscow, the Vostok Tower, which …


PLP Architecture's Oakwood Timber Tower 2 is built like a basketweave

<b>I was stumped by their Timber Tower 1, but I am on board with this.</b><p>One hundred years ago, many of our buildings were built out of wood; now it’s …


Uptown Dallas tower and Statler redevelopment honored by Urban Land Institute

Several North Texas real estate projects have won top honors from the local chapter of the prestigious Urban Land Institute.<p>The new McKinney & Olive …


Revealed: How London's skyline would have looked with rejected skyscrapers

A new computer-generated image shows how London's skyline would have looked if proposed skyscrapers had not been rejected by city planners.