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De Castillia 23 receives the CTBUH 2022 Award of Excellence

21-11-2022

De Castillia 23 receives the CTBUH 2022 Award of Excellence

The De Castillia 23 complex redeveloped by Progetto CMR has received the CTBUH’s 2022 Award of Excellence in the “Best Tall Building under 100 metres” category. The redevelopment project involved use of Active Surfaces® ceramic slabs from Fiandre Architectural Surfaces installed on a Granitech® ventilated façade system.

SOM Urban Sequoia NOW presented at COP27

11-11-2022

SOM Urban Sequoia NOW presented at COP27

During COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, being held until 18 November in Egypt, the SOM studio presented the Urban Sequoia NOW project, a skyscraper capable of absorbing carbon dioxide. The building is the result of a project that has been developed and refined over the past year, from the research work that the same architecture firm presented at COP26, the 2021 edition of the climate change conference.

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners – repositioning of the 1271 Avenue of the Americas tower

19-05-2022

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners – repositioning of the 1271 Avenue of the Americas tower

The new high-performance curtain wall of the 1271 Avenue of the Americas tower in New York has made it possible to preserve the image of the original building, built in the 1960s, but with significant energy savings. The repositioning project, created by the Pei Cobb Freed & Partners studio, received the Best Tall Building 2022 Award of Excellence in the Renovation category, awarded by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Mecanoo Heungkuk Tower Busan

22-04-2022

Mecanoo Heungkuk Tower Busan

Mecanoo and Francine Houben, the studio’s creative director and founding partner, appear in the twenty-second episode of The Architects Series, the exhibition format presented by THE PLAN magazine for the Iris Ceramica Group. In the video “The Architects Series – A documentary on: Mecanoo” and lecture by architect Francine Houben, webinar participants will discover the international architectural studio’s works and approach to design, the modus operandi they applied to Heungkuk Tower, one of the studio’s most recent projects, in Busan, South Korea.

SOM 800 Fulton Market: new ways of living and working in Chicago

20-04-2022

SOM 800 Fulton Market: new ways of living and working in Chicago

800 Fulton Market, the tower block designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), represents a bridge between the past and the future for the Chicago district of the same name. The building, which has obtained a number of important sustainability certifications, is a mixed-use office tower about 100 metres tall, with seven landscaped terraces and an advanced building management system.

CTBUH Announces 2022 Best Tall Buildings

25-03-2022

CTBUH Announces 2022 Best Tall Buildings

The "Best Tall Building Awards of Excellence" are given out to the best tall building projects built anywhere in the world and selected by the CTBUH jury. Among these outstanding "excellences" in design and innovation in vertical construction, the winners of each category will be selected, together with the most prestigious title, the Overall Best Tall Building Worldwide, which will be announced in November during the CTBUH international conference.

Stefano Boeri Architetti designs Easyhome Huanggang Vertical Forest City Complex

01-02-2022

Stefano Boeri Architetti designs Easyhome Huanggang Vertical Forest City Complex

The Easyhome Huanggang Vertical Forest City Complex is the first Vertical Forest designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti in China and built in the city of Huanggang, in Hubei province. The two residential towers have been completed and the first tenants have already taken possession of the new flats, which allow them to experience the city's urban space with an unusual proximity to nature.

Snøhetta designs Duett Düsseldorf, a new cultural hub for Düsseldorf

11-10-2021

Snøhetta designs Duett Düsseldorf, a new cultural hub for Düsseldorf

Duett Düsseldorf, the project for the city of Düsseldorf's new cultural hub designed by the Snøhetta architecture studio, was unveiled recently. The chosen site is in the city centre, close to the Hofgarten park, the river Rhine and the famous and vital Königsallee street. The two iconic towers of Duett Düsseldorf will rise here, seemingly dancing together. The project will also incorporate a large roof garden open to the public, and an opera house of international standing.

The carbon-absorbing vertical forest by Vincent Callebaut

18-06-2021

The carbon-absorbing vertical forest by Vincent Callebaut

Vincent Callebaut’s vertical forest in Taipei is an anti-global warming ecosystem

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