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  1. News - World - ARCHITECTURE

    Santiago's Gran Torre skyscraper viewed with foreboding

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... capital has been altered over the past year by a skyscraper- the tallest in South America and one so towering it casts a shadow nearly two kilometres long. The 70-storey Gran Torre Costanera ... and other skyscrapers- two hotels and an office building- are going up nearby. The Gran Torre was built to withstand earthquakes- Chile, located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, is especially prone ...

  2. News - China - ARCHITECTURE

    New Suzhou building mocked for looking like a pair of trousers

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by LOUISE HO

    ... Louise Ho in Shanghai louise.ho@scmp.com Building's trousers look draws ridicule A new skyscraper in the eastern city of Suzhou has been criticised for looking like a pair of trousers, similar to China Central Television's controversial headquarters in Beijing. The Gate of the Orient, in Suzhou's central business district, comprises two towers joined ...

  3. News - World - ARCHITECTURE

    Mile-high buildings feasible, architect says

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to build first mile-high skyscraper A mile-high skyscraper, almost double the height of today's tallest building, may become a reality by 2025 as countries splurge cash in an ego-fuelled race ... The Sail at Marina Bay in Singapore, the world's 10th tallest residential building. Today's highest skyscraper- the 828-metre Burj Khalifa in Dubai- is set to be overtaken ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Eco-friendly Japanese demolition scheme slashes dust and noise

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the explosions or dust normally associated with the demolition of skyscrapers, the hotel is being torn down. "In this demolition scheme, the building shrinks and disappears without you ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tech firms' trophy office plans may signal high point in their fortunes

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... presented to Seattle city planners last week, includes three steel and glass spheres almost 30 metres high that will serve as the centrepiece for three new skyscrapers that will house a rapidly ...

  6. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Intelligent designs: greener thinking

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Giovanna Dunmall

    ... Shanghai's amazing panorama. One area of Shanghai that was less impressive was the ground level in Pudong between the skyscrapers. The public realm should be just as important as the buildings. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Rockbund cultural hub to balance traditional and modern architecture

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... skyscraper, but the restoration and subtle extension of a historic contemporary-art museum on the northern tip of the city's famed Bund. The narrow, six-storey art deco building- originally home ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China winning the construction race

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... Now, China's Broad Group has confirmed that, in a month or so, it will start building the world's tallest building in Changsha and complete it in 90 days. The building is expected ...

  9. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Design duo foster debate on the built environment

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... in designing our cities and urban fabric then we can have less waste and a higher quality of life". The designers are also known for their urban pastoral projects. One, a skyscraper lettuce (real ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    World's iconic cities distilled on the mainland

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... and cultural muscles through architecture which has also led to the "starchitect"-designed skyscrapers that dominate the mainland's rapidly modernising cityscapes. As well as conferring ...




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