Articles on High-rise

 

HOK’s high-rise tower stands out eccentrically against the urban landscape

ABU DHABI – The design for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company tower in the United Arab Emirates capital is motivated by the attitude ‘less is more’.

 

Students receive vertical learning in Manhattan

NEW YORK – The Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler features a 14-storey cascade for informal study.

Copenhagen Travel
Copenhagen Travel
 

Two twisting towers turn eyes to the Florida coast

MIAMI – BIG's residential high-rise in Coconut Grove, the oldest and greenest neighbourhood in Miami, is the first to be built for over a decade.

 

SOM escapes mediocrity with a new skyscraper in Beijing’s Dawangjing

BEIJING – The city of Beijing is rapidly building new business districts – and where there’s a business district there must be skyscrapers. 

 

C.F. Møller upgrades a Danish campus with new student dormitories

ODENSE – The main campus of the University of Southern Denmark adds optimistic quarters to its historical functionalist campus.

 

Elenberg Fraser offers a different approach to apartment living

MELBOURNE – The Australian and Vietnam-based architectural practice Elenberg Fraser recently completed a 55-storey wave-like residential tower.

 

Paul Raftery and Dan Lowe dissect the cheesegrater

LONDON – Architectural Photographer Paul Raftery reflects on his collaboration with filmmaker Dan Lowe for a documentary on the construction of the Leadenhall Building in London.

 

Jing Mian Xin Cheng by SPARK

BEIJING – SPARK Architects hope their new mixed-use complex will serve as a reminder that ‘depth of experience need not be forgotten despite the speed of the city’s expansion’.

Copenhagen Travel
Copenhagen Travel
 

Godfrey Hotel by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

CHICAGO – The unusual structural system of this boutique hotel was not the reason it took almost 10 years to build.