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Boeri Studio wins International Highrise Award 2014, over OMA, Jean Nouvel, and Steven Holl

Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Now in its sixth year, the International Highrise Award 2014 went to Bosco Verticale in Milan, Italy by Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri Architetti and Barreca & La Varra) with developer Hines Italia SGR. The biennial award recognizes high-rise towers around the world that…

A closer look at “Superposed City”, a 3rd-prize Shenzhen Bay Super City entry

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Bojun Dai and Yun Wu shared their entry, "Superposed City", which won a 3rd-prize award from the Shenzhen Bay Super City international competition held earlier this year. Participants dove into their imaginations to create innovative urban and architectural design plans for the growing central area of Shenzhen's Super Headquarters.…

The TALL DC: New Monumentalism exhibit questions Washington D.C.‘s building height restrictions

Posted: Monday, August 04, 2014
The recent "TALL DC: New Monumentalism" exhibition took a critical approach to how outdated urban building standards -- specifically in Washington D.C. -- can affect the built environment and the field of architecture, even as social demands and technology progress. Graduate students of Emerging Technologies and Media…

HENN’s winning proposal for new high-rise in Wenzhou, China

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
HENN was recently announced as the winner to design a new high-rise tower in Wenzhou, China. The new mixed-use building will be located in Wenzhou's new Central Business District, which HENN's Berlin-based design and research studio HENN StudioB was selected to design in 2010.…

2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Winners

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014
The winners for the 9th annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition have finally been revealed! The sky is indeed the limit for the popular worldwide competition, which gave participants complete freedom with their skyscraper designs. Imaginative ideas aside, entrants also had to examine the skyscraper's definition, purpose, and potential in…

J. MAYER H. wins competition for new high-rise building in Duesseldorf, Germany

Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014
In the invited competition for a new high-rise building in the Heerdt neighborhood of Duesseldorf, Germany, the office of J. MAYER H. Architects was recently announced as the winning team. The design development for the 19-story tower already began in late 2013, and the architects expect completion…

New Federation of Korean Industries HQ by Adrian Smith+Gordon Gill Architecture opens to the public

Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) announced today the public opening of the new Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) headquarters in Seoul. AS+GG collaborated with engineering firms Thornton Tomasetti and Environmental Systems Design, and locally based firm Chang-Jo Architects…

HENN wins Cenke Tower competition in Taiyuan, China

Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The skyline of Taiyuan, the capital and largest city of North China's Shanxi province, is scheduled to receive a 280-meter / 919-foot addition soon: German firm HENN has won the architectural competition to design the new Cenke Group tower sporting a slick convex shell. Planning is expected…

J. MAYER H. completes Court of Justice Hasselt

Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013
Jürgen Mayer H.'s latest creation is about to officially swing its doors open to the public tomorrow, September 13th: the new Court of Justice building in Hasselt, Belgium was designed by a team comprising Berlin-based J. MAYER H. Architects and local firms a2o-architecten and

Wiel Arets Architects completes the AvB Tower in The Hague

Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Wiel Arets Architects announced today the completion of the Anna van Buerenplein (AvB) Tower located in The Hague in The Netherlands. Standing at 72 m (approx. 236 ft), the steel AvB Tower was built as a "hyper-hybrid" academic building that includes housing, dining, and retail for students…

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