Tag: Skyscrapers

Foster + Partners' Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

Foster + Partners’ Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

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• April 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

New CITIC headquarters tower in Hangzhou breaks ground construction has commenced on Foster + Partners’ first project in Hangzhou, China, with a sustainable, landmark headquarters tower for CITIC Bank. The tower has a prominent location in Hangzhou, next to one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks – our challenge has been to create a new […]

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383 George Street | PTW Architects

383 George Street | PTW Architects

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• April 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

In June 2010 PTW Architects won a limited competition among five Australian practices for a complex mixed-used project in the heart of Sydney’s central business and retail district. A development application was lodged in December 2010 and has just been approved by Sydney City Council. On a complex consolidated site within the CBD of Sydney, […]

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15 Finalists of 2011 Skyscraper Competition

15 Finalists of 2011 Skyscraper Competition

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Earlier this month, we featured the winners and honorable mentions of the 2011 Skyscraper Competition. Today we are pleased to share with you 15 finalists that include underground cities, vertical farms, bio-fuel power plants, and contemporary skyscrapers that would redefine the city of Paris. Other proposals use laminated wood as building material, propose hydro-thermal high-rises, […]

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Bronze Prize: Ecological Wall competition | Stanislaw Mlynski

Bronze Prize: Ecological Wall competition | Stanislaw Mlynski

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• March 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

A Polish architectural student Stanislaw Mlynski has received the Bronze Prize for the Ecological Wall competition organized by National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) School of Architecture. He proposed to create structural wall using organic waste containers. The arrangement  of elements, as well as the shape have potential to create shelters for animals, gather water, […]

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The ‘On Demand Experience’ | Benjamin Feenstra + Jelmer Frank Wijnia

The ‘On Demand Experience’ | Benjamin Feenstra + Jelmer Frank Wijnia

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• March 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Every year, the internationally renowned eVolo Skyscraper Competition takes place. The award seeks to discover young talent, whose ideas will change the way we understand architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments. This year, Benjamin Feenstra and Jelmer Frank Wijnia, two young Dutch designers, won an honorable mention. Their entry; The ‘On […]

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Winners 2011 Skyscraper Competition Announced

Winners 2011 Skyscraper Competition Announced

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• March 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

WINNERS OF THE 2011 SKYSCRAPER COMPETITION ORGANIZED BY EVOLO MAGAZINE IN NEW YORK CITY eVolo Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the use of new technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, along with […]

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Plaza Residences | Migdal Arquitectos

Plaza Residences | Migdal Arquitectos

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• March 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mexico city-based architectural firm Migdal Arquitectos has completed the Plaza Residences. The shape of the building gives richness and movement to the urban context. Plaza Residences becomes a sculpturesque object that acts as a showcase that defines the Monument to Columbus on one of the most sightly corners of Avenida Reforma. Migdal Arquitectos + Project […]

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West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (3)

Durst Fetner Residential selects BIG to design 600-unit residential building on W57th Steet in Manhattan, New York. The building is conceived as a cross breed between the Copenhagen courtyard and the New York skyscraper. The communal intimacy of the central urban oasis meets the efficiency, density and panoramic views of the tall tower in a […]

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S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix | Mass Studies

S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix | Mass Studies

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• January 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Seoul, Korea, S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix was developed from the L-shaped podium tower by Mass Studies. Externally the tower is expressed by three slim vertical forms, composed of the central core, and two sides of unit towers, it continues extended to the podium and forms an “L” that as one element. With the core tower […]

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C. F. Møller Architects won the Science Tower in Central Copenhagen

C. F. Møller Architects won the Science Tower in Central Copenhagen

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• November 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Science tower and urban park in the heart of Copenhagen is the winning proposal for the extension of the University of Copenhagen’s Panum complex designed by C. F. Møller Architects, in co-operation with Rambøll (Engineer) and SLA (Landscape), and together with the following consultants: aggebo&henriksen, Cenergia, Gordon Farquharson and Innova-tion Lab. The expansion will […]

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