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Submit your designs now to the eVolo 2016 Skyscraper Competition!

Posted: Monday, August 31, 2015
How would you design a skyscraper? eVolo is accepting submissions for their 2016 Skyscraper Competition now until January. Launched last month, the competition invites participants worldwide to reinvent the skyscraper: examining its definition, historical context, purpose, and the potential for vertical living in the 21st century. Since the…

eVolo launches 2016 Skyscraper Competition

Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015
eVolo's Skyscraper Competition is back for 2016! Every year, participants worldwide reinvent the skyscraper: examining its definition, historical context, purpose, and the potential for vertical living in the 21st century. The sky is indeed the limit as entrants are given complete freedom in designing their skyscrapers. The…

BIG’s winning twisted design for the new Metzle Tower in Frankfurt

Posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Bjarke Ingels Group continues to reel in the high-rise tower commissions, especially with the 2 World Trade Center in NYC as their talk-of-the-town project as of late. The Danish firm recently won the competition to design the Metzle Tower, a new mixed-use tower for Frankfurt,…

CTBUH announces 2015 Best Tall Buildings regional winners

Posted: Monday, June 22, 2015
It's that time of year again when the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat announces the regional winners for Best Tall Buildings. Every year, a jury of industry experts acknowledge new projects that have contributed significantly to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment. Achieving exemplary…

Winners of the 2015 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

Posted: Monday, March 30, 2015
Year after year, the eVolo Skyscraper Competition continues to be a popular hit. The sky is indeed the limit for the worldwide competition, which gave participants complete freedom with their skyscraper designs. At the same time, entrants also had to examine the skyscraper's definition, purpose, and the potential…

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The recent "TALL DC: New Monumentalism" exhibition took a critical approach to how outdated urban building standards -- specifically in Washington D.C. -- can affect the built environment and the field of architecture, even as social demands and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…

Zaha Hadid among finalists for Scandinavia’s tallest skyscraper in Gothenburg, Sweden

Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
It's no surprise that the stakes are high to design the Gothenburg tower in Sweden, a mixed-use tower that will be the tallest building in the Nordic region. Swedish construction company SERNEKE initiated the idea of the skyscraper. The well-known finalists surely make up a competitive…

Renzo Piano’s The Shard wins Emporis Skyscraper Award

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Skyscrapers designed by some of the world's biggest firms go head to head to get to the top in the yearly Emporis Skyscraper Award, the international prestigious prize for skyscrapers. Winning the top prize this year is Renzo Piano and Adamson Associates'…

A closer look into “Vivo on High Line”, a joint winner of Living Cities 2014

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Playing with the "Big Apple" concept, "Vivo on High Line" by Sydney-based firm NBRS+Partners was a joint winner from Metropolis magazine's international 2014 Living Cities competition we featured at the end of April. As a quick recap, Living Cities challenged architects and engineers to design…

eVolo Skyscrapers 2 now available for pre-order

Posted: Monday, April 07, 2014
Need inspiration to prepare for next year's eVOLO Skyscraper Competition? eVOLO's latest publication, EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS 2 is now available for pre-order throughout April! Only 1,000 copies worldwide are available. As the follow-up to the acclaimed first edition, the hardcover, 628-page…

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