Tag: Skyscrapers

Fushun Green Center High-Rise - 'New City Flower' \ UA Studio 7

Fushun Green Center High-Rise – ‘New City Flower’ \ UA Studio 7

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• March 18, 2014 • Comments (0)

Narrative This new high – rise is tall and strong, but it represents something rather delicate. In the initial concept, based on a cultural reference, we explored nine different concepts until arriving at a flower theme. The regional flower of Shenyang and Fushun city is the much cherished rose. The tower’s cylindrical body mass refers […]

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Ethiopian Insurance Corporation \ Söhne & Partner Architekten + BET architects

Ethiopian Insurance Corporation \ Söhne & Partner Architekten + BET architects

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• March 7, 2014 • Comments (0)

The competition entry with our local partners in Addis Ababa, BET architects, was rewarded with recognition. Conceptually speaking – with structural metaphoric relationship – the Insurance Company embracing life and property of its customers is depicted as embracing nature by placing the tower and the podium in a natural landscape. The greened zones surrounding the […]

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Rosewood Sanya & International Finance Forum \ Goettsch Partners

Rosewood Sanya & International Finance Forum \ Goettsch Partners

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• February 21, 2014 • Comments (0)

Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed a new resort and meeting destination on China’s Hainan Island in Haitang Bay. Developed by Poly Real Estate Group, the complex features a 729-key resort hotel and serviced apartment tower, a 28,000-square-meter International Finance Forum convention center, a series of connecting retail buildings, and a modest visitors center. […]

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Goettsch Partners Selected 2013 AIA Chicago Firm of the Year

Goettsch Partners Selected 2013 AIA Chicago Firm of the Year

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• December 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has been named the 2013 Firm of the Year, as conferred by the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Chicago). The award is the highest honor a firm can receive from the chapter. Established in 1991, the Firm of the Year Award recognizes a single firm’s outstanding […]

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The Twilt Tower \ Paolo Venturella

The Twilt Tower \ Paolo Venturella

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• December 6, 2013 • Comments (1)

Italian architect  Paolo Venturella has designed the Twilt Tower. + Statement by Paolo Venturella A building in a modern area in the outskirts of Rome, in the “E.U.R.” (Esposizione Universale Roma, in 1942), known as the “Eurosky tower” by Franco Purini, in our point of view is not realized according to the principles of “integration” […]

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"Engineers' Syndicate" for architect’s organisation building in Syria \ Ark-Kassam Architects

“Engineers’ Syndicate” for architect’s organisation building in Syria \ Ark-Kassam Architects

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• November 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

Ark-Kassam Architects proposal project design “Engineers’ Syndicate” for the new architect’s organisation building in Lattakia/Syria. The design concept is based on different intersections between lines which have been stimulated from the movement of a human carrying a rock as an indication of the labour and toil being a builder, an architect.   These intersections are meeting […]

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Goettsch Partners wins two China competitions for Greenland Group

Goettsch Partners wins two China competitions for Greenland Group

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• September 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has won two recent design competitions in China for the Greenland Group, one of the country’s largest real estate developers. Located in the cities of Foshan and Suzhou, the projects are both mixed-use, multi-building developments, together encompassing more than 650,000 square meters. In Foshan, the Chancheng Greenland Center involves a […]

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Avis Magica - The Magic Bird  \ ARMARADA

Avis Magica – The Magic Bird \ ARMARADA

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (1)

People are birds not seen, with wings raised within, knocking , floating, hovering, in cleaner air – which is the thought Nichita Stanescu, romanian writer The contest – The theme was based on the iconic landmarks of various cities: Paris – Eiffel Tower, Sydney – Sydney Opera House etc. Competitors had to design a specific […]

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Xiang River Tower \ RRC Studio

Xiang River Tower \ RRC Studio

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• July 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

RRC Studio designed the Xiang River Tower located in Changsha, China. The tower comes from the idea of chinese boxes contained in a single bigger box: each of them, stacked on top of another, include several programs. RRC Studio + Statement from RRC Studio Xiang River Tower is an office and residential project in Changsha, […]

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New Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Calgary \ BIG

New Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Calgary \ BIG

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG unveils its design for the new Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Galgary, Canada. Downtown Calgary has developed as a typical North American city center with a cluster of corporate towers surrounded by a periphery of low density surburban homes. The Telus Sky is an attempt to create a lively mixture of living and working […]

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