China and Shenzhen in particular are the country and the city with the largest number of supertall buildings, defined as taller than 300 m. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates’ 528 m tall CITIC Tower in Beijing is the tallest building of 2018 and the sixth tallest skyscraper in the world.
The Scotts Tower was recently completed in one of Singapore’s most important neighbourhoods, near Orchard Road. UNStudio’s skyscraper combines a vertical city containing a variety of residential solutions with businesses and green areas, all in a single building.
The list of skyscrapers presented with an Award of Excellence, the first step in the CTBUH 2019 Awards presented to the world’s best tall buildings by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, have been announced.
The Manhattan skyscraper designed by FXCollaborative recalls a sparkling sequined dress. Letâ's discover one of the most important designs by the studio that is the focus of the sixth event in The Architects Series, the cultural event at the Iris Ceramica Groupâ's SpazioFMGperl'Architettura exhibition space.
West 57th Street is the building that stands for the new Manhattan, where buildings are giving way to greenery and architecture is ecologically efficient. Designed by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, West 57th Street is now known as the courtscraper.
Shenzhen has a new urban landmark: recently, the new Shenzhen Energy Company skyscraper, designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, has been completed. Its pleated façade is the result of a study aimed at maximising the contribution of architecture in terms of energy performance and users’ comfort.
Courtscraper W57, built on Manhattan’s West 57th Street by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, combines all the advantages of European-style courtyard buildings with those of American skyscrapers, employing interesting formal and technological solutions
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