Articles on High-rise

IPARK towers by UNStudio. Photos Edmon Leong, Rohspace and Hyundai
 

UNStudio dresses up IPark towers to the nines

DAEGU – Get those smartphones up on drones for the newest Instagram-friendly architecture.

Jenga Building by Herzog & de Meuron. Photo Alexander Severin Architectural
 

Mark A-to-Z: N is for New York City

From Herzog & de Meuron’s new high-rise building to the High Line, we doubt we’ll ever be short of material to write about.

Out Now: Mark #69
Out Now: Mark #69
Beirut Towers by Herzog & de Meuron. Photos Iwan Baan
 

Herzog & de Meuron builds a tower of vertically layered luxury apartments

BEIRUT – A tower of stacked concrete plates breaks the rule of faceless apartment blocks that are being erected as part of the city’s masterplan to rejuvenate the area.

The EY Centre by FJMT Studio. Photos Brett Boardman (unless otherwise stated)
 

A kinetic timber tower by FJMT responds to the elements

SYDNEY – Rising up from the sandstone bedrock of the east coast of Australia, the EY Centre stands out from the greyness of its surroundings.

New'R by Hamonic+Masson & Associés. Photos Takuji Shimmura
 

Hamonic+Masson stratifies a metaphor for the city

NANTES – The design of the New'R building is all about bringing people together to create a community. A simple proposition, perhaps, but in practise not quite so easy.

Remez Tower by Aran Binderman and Moshe Zur. Photos Amit Giron
 

Eran Binderman, Rama Dotan and Moshe Zur apply blinds all over

TEL AVIV – A glass tower includes blinds in the cavities between the inner and the outer glass panes. Not just in the windows but also in the parapet walls and window piers.

Pop XYZ by Triptyqye. Photos Fernando Guerra
 

Triptyque's residential complex creates a dual-façade across many faces

SÃO PAULO – As one of the world's most populated cities, São Paulo has more than its fair share of high-rise architecture and is home to many of Brazil's tallest skyscrapers.

Skypark by Concrete Architectural Associates. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

Residents can escape the city chaos on the Skypark roof terrace by Concrete

HONG KONG – A new clubhouse has opened 28-storeys above the densely-populated district of Mongkok – an area known for its high concentration of bars, clubs and restaurants.

Out Now: Mark #69
Out Now: Mark #69
56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron. Photos Alexander Severin Architectural
 

The raw interior of Herzog & de Meuron's jenga building has been revealed

NEW YORK CITY – Sparkly and shiny domestic properties are very nice for living in but often don't make the most interesting of subjects to critique.

ADNOC tower by HOK. Photos [awaiting name]
 

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'.

Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler. Photos Iwan Baan
 

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.

Grove at Grand Bay by Bjarke Ingels Group. Photos Rasmus Hjortshoj
 

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.