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CetraRuddy completes art deco skyscraper topped with “sculpted crown” in New York

November 8, 2021 Jane Englefield 0

Architecture studio CetraRuddy has created a skyscraper in New York’s Rockefeller Center with a chevron-patterned facade that pays homage to the surrounding art deco buildings. Called Rose Hill Tower, the 45-storey residential skyscraper climbs to a height of over 600 feet (183 metres) in Manhattan’s NoMad neighbourhood. It is located in the city’s Rockefeller Center, a complex

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Ten top-heavy buildings that are bigger at the top than the bottom

November 5, 2021 Jane Englefield 0

David Adjaye’s upside-down supertall skyscraper proposal for New York has raised eyebrows, but it’s not the only tall building that increases in size as it rises. Here is a roundup of 10 other top-heavy buildings. Vancouver skyscrapers by Heatherwick Studio UK-based Heatherwick Studio designed two irregularly-shaped towers that, when built, will grow upwards from a

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Ten top-heavy buildings that are bigger at the top than the bottom

November 5, 2021 Jane Englefield 0

David Adjaye’s upside-down supertall skyscraper proposal for New York has raised eyebrows, but it’s not the only tall building that increases in size as it rises. Here is a roundup of 10 other top-heavy buildings. Vancouver skyscrapers by Heatherwick Studio UK-based Heatherwick Studio designed two irregularly-shaped towers that, when built, will grow upwards from a

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ODA designs Manhattan tower that increases size as it ascends

September 14, 2021 Jane Englefield 0
Era by ODA Architecture

American office ODA has released renderings of a residential building with cantilevered upper storeys, scheduled to be built on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Called Era, the 20-storey apartment building will have 57 units, each with two to five bedrooms, and cover 136,639 square feet (126,94 square metres). The 250-feet-tall (76 metre-tall) project is estimated to

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S9 Architecture creates gridded facade for 111 Varick tower in Manhattan

September 13, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
111 Varick by S9 Architecture

American firm S9 Architecture has completed a tall residential building in a post-industrial New York neighbourhood, incorporating design elements that “pay homage to the past”. The 111 Varick tower is located at Hudson Square, a once-industrial district that has morphed over the decades. The 30-storey tower was built atop the former site of a parking

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Ten impressive architectural viewpoints designed to stand out

August 25, 2021 Jane Englefield 0
Viewpoints roundup

Architectural viewpoints have been in the news lately with the opening of BIG’s helical Marsk Tower and controversy surrounding MVRDV’s Marble Arch Mound and Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel. Here are 10 impressive lookouts from Dezeen’s archive. Vlooyberg Tower by Close to Bone Engineering studio Close to Bone created an 11.5-metre-high cantilevered staircase as a unique viewpoint in Flanders, Belgium.

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New photos show BIG’s twisting Marsk Tower

August 13, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
BIG Marsk Tower

Danish architecture studio BIG has revealed new images by Rasmus Hjortshøj of Marsk Tower, its spiralling double-helix viewing tower that recently opened to the public in southwestern Denmark. The 25-metre-tower is located in the UNESCO world heritage site of Wadden Sea National Park and was constructed from Corten steel. “Marsk tower is a testament to

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Studio Gang designs One Hundred skyscraper with angled facades in St Louis

June 2, 2021 Jane Englefield 0
One Hundred by Studio Gang

Architecture firm Studio Gang has completed a tiered residential skyscraper with angled glass elements that overlooks Forest Park in St Louis, Missouri. Called One Hundred, the high-rise tower was completed in 2020 and takes its name from its location at 100 Kingshighway Boulevard in St Louis, which overlooks the park to the west. The 380-feet-tall

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HTA Design builds “world’s tallest modular housing scheme” in Croydon

May 26, 2021 James Parkes 0
Ten Degrees is located at the heart of Croydron

British architecture studio HTA Design has completed a two-tower housing scheme in Croydon, south London, which the studio says is the world’s tallest residential modular building. Named Ten Degrees, the housing scheme is 135 metres tall and comprises 546 rentable homes, an art gallery and a cafe over two towers spanning 38 and 44 storeys.

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Niall McLaughlin Architects models castle entrance tower on siege engine

April 15, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
Auckland Castle's entrance by Niall McLaughlin Architects

Siege engines and market halls informed the design of the Auckland Tower, a larch entrance building and viewpoint that Niall McLaughlin Architects has created for a castle in England. The entrance marries a tall tower with a ticket hall and is the first port of call for visitors to Auckland Castle and its new Faith

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