Tag: Skyscrapers

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (2)

The 490-foot-tall Beach and Howe mixed-use tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + Buro Happold + Glotman Simpson and local architect James Cheng marks the entry point to downtown Vancouver, forming a welcoming gateway to the city, while adding another unique structure to the Vancouver skyline. BIG’s proposal, named after […]

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Jameson House \ Foster + Partners

Jameson House \ Foster + Partners

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners recently have completed Jameson House, it is the first mixed-use project in Canada. Lord Foster said: Vancouver has a spectacular location, surrounded by mountains and the sea. The design makes the most of the city’s fantastic natural setting, with balconies and deep bay windows looking out towards the landscape. Jameson House further […]

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The Scotts Tower \ UNStudio

The Scotts Tower \ UNStudio

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• December 7, 2011 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio’s design for The Scotts Tower unveiled today in Singapore UNStudio’s design for The Scotts Tower in Singapore will be the first development to be unveiled today under the Far East Organisation’s new SOHO brand. Designed to conserve space whilst maximizing live/work/play areas, The Scotts Tower presents a new dimension of […]

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Masterplan for a CBD in Pingtan \ 10 Design

Masterplan for a CBD in Pingtan \ 10 Design

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• November 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

lO Designing a 93 ha Masterplan for a CBD in Pingtan, a New Cross-Strait District for China and It’s Trading Partner, Taiwan. Following a design competition IO has recently been awarded both the master plan of a 93 hectare waterfront CBD development and a new Cross Straits Forum in the island of Pingtan in China. […]

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Indigo Tower \ 10 Design

Indigo Tower \ 10 Design

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• November 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

With a focused look at sustainability, the Hong Kong-based architecture firm lO has been developing a series of research projects aimed at improving the quality of the built environment. One project, the Indigo Tower, takes an active stance and addresses the problem of urban pollution by helping purify the air of our cities through a […]

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Tower Town | Visiondivision

Tower Town | Visiondivision

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• September 7, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Visiondivision, Tower Town is a competition entry for the Taiwan Tower competition in Taichung. Instead of doing one skyscraper, Visiondivision did a cluster of slender ones, creating a much more urban feeling for the designated area. A tall building is simply not enough in the endeavour for an emblematic skyscraper in the 21st […]

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Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park \ Cook+Fox Architects

Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park \ Cook+Fox Architects

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• September 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

American architect Cook+Fox Architects recently produced a video on One Bryant Park, the 2nd tallest building NYC and the first LEED Platinum commercial skyscraper in the world. If you have never heard the story behind the design of this building, let’s take a look how the architect focused on health, well-being, and themes of Biophilia […]

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NLF in Bursa | GAD Architecture

NLF in Bursa | GAD Architecture

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• July 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

GAD Architecture, in collaboration with Dara Kirmizitoprak have designed the NLF in Bursa, Turkey. NLF is a high-rise luxury residential project, located in the Nilüfer district of Bursa, one of the largest and most developed cities in Turkey. The project site is on the main road serving as an axis connecting Bursa and Nilufer to […]

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3Beirut - Foster + Partners' First Project in Lebanon

3Beirut – Foster + Partners’ First Project in Lebanon

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• June 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

3Beirut – the first project designed by Foster + Partners to break ground in Lebanon – is revealed on 9 June. Responding directly to the site and culture of Beirut, the scheme will create a sustainable residential and retail development of international quality. The development will also strengthen Beirut’s role as a centre for tourism, […]

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Barcelona Rock Hostel | Hugon Kowalski UGO architecture & design

Barcelona Rock Hostel | Hugon Kowalski UGO architecture & design

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (1)

Shared by Hugon Kowalski of UGO architecture & design, HGO proposed this Barcelona Rock hostel for Barcelona 2011 Bohemian Hostel for Backpackers international competition. For this competition consisted of designing a 100 tall tower -hostel that  includes relaxation areas, stores, cafe and at the same time creates a new landmark in the city of Barcelona. […]

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