The Generali Tower, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, is part of the CityLife Masterplan that has requalified the area of the former Milan Fair. The Generali Tower was presented during the Milan Design Week 2018.
Photos by Iwan Baan and Hufton+Crow capture the relationship between the city of Beijing and the Chaoyang Park Plaza skyscraper, designed by MAD Architects, the studio headed by architect Ma Yansong. They offer an image of architecture in its urban setting.
Architecture’s impact on its context, whether natural or urban, goes farther than the footprint of the building itself; a skyscraper, for example, becomes a landmark visible from a great distance away. The CTBUH presents annual awards for tall buildings that have a positive impact on their surroundings. We take a look at the candidates for the 2018 awards.
The Tall + Urban Innovation Conference is over, and the jury of the CTBUH 2018 Awards has announced the winners in each category. The overall winner is Woha’s Oasia Hotel Downtown in Singapore, named Best Tall Building Worldwide 2018.
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
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.
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