Tag: Skyscrapers

DSBA + upgrade.studio won the 1st prize in Taiwan Tower Conceptual International Competition

DSBA + upgrade.studio won the 1st prize in Taiwan Tower Conceptual International Competition

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• November 15, 2010 • Comments (7)

“FLOATING OBSERVATORIES” Proposal by Dorin STEFAN’s DSBA, Mihai CARCIUN and upgrade.studio wins the “Taiwan Tower” Conceptual International Competition. Starting from the ‘geographical’ visual of Taiwan – which is an island resembling a leaf – we have developed the concept of the technological tree: we have designed 8 spatial leaves (with eight being a propitious number […]

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Zaisa Office Tower | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

Zaisa Office Tower | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

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• November 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Spanish architectural firm Hoz Fontan Arquitectos recently has completed the Zaisa Office Tower in Irun, Spain. Located close to the border between Spain and France, the new office tower is the last building of the Zaisa transportation hub in Irun, and houses Zaisa’s headquarters and rental office space. The tower is inserted in front of […]

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OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

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• November 9, 2010 • Comments (1)

Portuguese-based architectural design office OODA & OOIIO win Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition. The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taiwan’s new spirit. The Tower was planned to be at least 300-meter […]

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Bella Sky launches in 6 months

Bella Sky launches in 6 months

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• November 7, 2010 • Comments (2)

Right now the construction of the Bella Sky hotel in Copenhagen is the largest building site in Denmark. In only 6 months Bella Sky will open as one of Scandinavia’s largest and most spectacular hotels Visually the hotel will be characterized by the two leaning towers, creating a spectacular and unspoiled view over the green […]

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Swietokrzyska Tower | OneByNine studio

Swietokrzyska Tower | OneByNine studio

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

Poland-based firm OneByNine studio recently has designed the Swietokrzyska Tower located in the center of Warsaw, Poland, next to the main street in the city. The shape of a building are created by two simple twisted blocks. The shape is adjusted to the sun movement. OneByNine tried to minimize southern facade which is most exposed […]

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UNStudio Office Tower | UNStudio

UNStudio Office Tower | UNStudio

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (1)

Dutch architectural practice UNStudio‘s UNStudio Office Tower in South Axis business area Amsterdam, has been recently realised. The façade of the UNStudio Tower plays with the juxtaposition of a horizontal and vertical articulation, conceptually relating to the principles upon which the moiré effect is based. In the design for the tower it was important for […]

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Skygate | Nabil Gholam architects

Skygate | Nabil Gholam architects

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• August 15, 2010 • Comments (1)

Skygate is the Residential project designed by Lebanon-based architectural practice Nabil Gholam architects. The seducing aspect of Beirut’s juxtaposing architecture, of past and present, traditional and modern creativity sets the milieu for the Skygate development. Located on a hilly promontory of Ashrafieh, Skygate provocatively completes what appears as an urban wall rising in this central […]

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CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

In the French city of Marseille, a new 142.8 metre tower, which is the headquarters of container shipping giant, CMA-CGM is now nearly completed. The building was designed by Zaha Hadid architects in 2004, the project intended to provide a vertical iconic building and to act as a gateway to the city from both land […]

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Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

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• June 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Korean architect Kim In Cheurl designed the innovative Urbanhive tower located in Seoul, South Korea. Urbanhive is a 17 levels of 70 meter high tower with white exposed concrete and contextually sits on the corner of the street within the urban matrix, featuring the perforated architectural façade. The holes in the skin are designed to […]

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Korea Electric Power Corporation Headquarters | DRDS

Korea Electric Power Corporation Headquarters | DRDS

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• June 16, 2010 • Comments (1)

Korea Electric Power Corporation Headquarters is a recent competition entry project designed by DRDS. The design is inspired by KEPCO’s logo , embodied by the eternity of an infinite loop and the illumination that provides hope. It is also metaphor for clean energy sources generated by the company utilizing nuclear fusion and fission. DRDS + […]

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