Video Released of Skybridge Being Lifted Into Place at Raffles City Chongqing

15 February 2019, Chongqing, China

In the megacity of Chongqing another piece of architecture has been added…

Video Released of Skybridge Being Lifted Into Place at Raffles City Chongqing

15 February 2019, Chongqing, China

In the megacity of Chongqing another piece of architecture has been added to the city’s skyline. The "Sky Corridor," also known by its official name Raffles City Chongqing T3N can be described as a horizontal…


Tech Giant Cancels HQ2 Plans for New York City

15 February 2019, New York City, United States

Amazon has withdrawn its plans to bring half of its second North…

Tech Giant Cancels HQ2 Plans for New York City

15 February 2019, New York City, United States

Amazon has withdrawn its plans to bring half of its second North American headquarters to New York City. This comes after a report last week in the Washington Post that the tech giant was reconsidering…


London’s Blackwall Reach Project May Not Use Timber as Originally Planned

15 February 2019, London, United Kingdom

CF Møller is rethinking the use of engineered timber for its scheme to…

London’s Blackwall Reach Project May Not Use Timber as Originally Planned

15 February 2019, London, United Kingdom

CF Møller is rethinking the use of engineered timber for its scheme to replace Robin Hood Gardens, following the UK government’s ban on combustible cladding materials for tall buildings. The practice was appointed in 2017 for…


Ghanaian Government Set to Pass Insurance Regulations for High-Rises

14 February 2019, Accra, Ghana

The Parliament of Ghana is set to pass a bill that would require…

Ghanaian Government Set to Pass Insurance Regulations for High-Rises

14 February 2019, Accra, Ghana

The Parliament of Ghana is set to pass a bill that would require owners of high-rise buildings in the country to purchase a compulsory insurance policy in a bid to regulate condominiums. Justice Yaw Ofori, the Commissioner…


Cleveland’s nuCLEus Building Will be Shorter than Previously Thought

14 February 2019, Cleveland, United States

The proposed 54-story nuCLEus skyscraper in downtown Cleveland looks to be trimmed…

Cleveland’s nuCLEus Building Will be Shorter than Previously Thought

14 February 2019, Cleveland, United States

The proposed 54-story nuCLEus skyscraper in downtown Cleveland looks to be trimmed by half in images of the project that surfaced Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The new drawings showed a pair of shorter towers, an…


Four Seasons Hotel-Bengaluru Set to Open in Bangalore

14 February 2019, Bangalore, India

The Four Seasons Hotel-Bengaluru at Embassy ONE, which is set to open…

Four Seasons Hotel-Bengaluru Set to Open in Bangalore

14 February 2019, Bangalore, India

The Four Seasons Hotel-Bengaluru at Embassy ONE, which is set to open in 2019, is accepting reservations beginning May 1. Four Seasons Hotel-Bengaluru will offer 230 rooms including 105 Four Seasons Private Residences. The hotel…


The Grand Development Breaks Ground in Los Angeles

13 February 2019, Los Angeles, United States

Gehry Partners’ twin-towered The Grand development in Downtown Los Angeles broke ground…

The Grand Development Breaks Ground in Los Angeles

13 February 2019, Los Angeles, United States

Gehry Partners’ twin-towered The Grand development in Downtown Los Angeles broke ground on 12 February, 2019. The sizable mixed-use complex is to be located directly across the street from Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall…


Pakistani Government Decides to Allow High-Rise Construction in Islamabad

13 February 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan

The Pakistani government has decided to allow the construction of multi-story high-rise…

Pakistani Government Decides to Allow High-Rise Construction in Islamabad

13 February 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan

The Pakistani government has decided to allow the construction of multi-story high-rise buildings in the federal capital, Islamabad. The departments and agencies concerned have been asked to formulate specific regulations to accommodate the change. The…


Construction Progresses at Toronto’s Tower at Pier 27

13 February 2019, Toronto, Canada

Work continues at the site of Citzyen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Tower…

Construction Progresses at Toronto’s Tower at Pier 27

13 February 2019, Toronto, Canada

Work continues at the site of Citzyen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes' Tower at Pier 27, where the architectsAlliance-designed condominium tower is rising above Queen's Quay East. Under construction immediately north of the first phase Waterlink at Pier…


Two World Trade Center in New York City May Rise Without an Anchor Tenant

12 February 2019, New York City, United States

One of the final pieces of the World Trade Center puzzle may…

Two World Trade Center in New York City May Rise Without an Anchor Tenant

12 February 2019, New York City, United States

One of the final pieces of the World Trade Center puzzle may be put into place—albeit in a somewhat risky fashion. Bloomberg reports that Larry Silverstein, the head of Silverstein Properties (which owns many of…


Four Tower Mixed-Use Development Underway in Tokyo

12 February 2019, Tokyo, Japan

A completed diagram of Bunkyo Gardens has been released for the under-construction…

Four Tower Mixed-Use Development Underway in Tokyo

12 February 2019, Tokyo, Japan

A completed diagram of Bunkyo Gardens has been released for the under-construction Kasuga/Korakuen station project. The project will consist of four buildings: Park Court Bunkyo Koishikawa  apartment building (40 floors, 148.4 meters), Bunkyo Garden Gate…


New Residential District Under Construction in Yekaterinburg

12 February 2019, Yekaterinburg, Russia

The first Makarov Quarter apartment tower in Yekaterinburg, Russia, was inaugurated in…

New Residential District Under Construction in Yekaterinburg

12 February 2019, Yekaterinburg, Russia

The first Makarov Quarter apartment tower in Yekaterinburg, Russia, was inaugurated in December 2018. When completed by 2022, the massive residential development will create a virtually self-contained district on the shores of the Iset River,…


Site of Grand Hyatt in Midtown East, New York City to be Redeveloped

11 February 2019, New York City, United States

The Grand Hyatt New York next to Grand Central Terminal may soon…

Site of Grand Hyatt in Midtown East, New York City to be Redeveloped

11 February 2019, New York City, United States

The Grand Hyatt New York next to Grand Central Terminal may soon be replaced. Developers TF Cornerstone and MSD Partners, L.P. recently announced their plans to redevelop the site in East Midtown, at 42nd Street…


nhow RAI Hotel Takes Shape in Amsterdam

11 February 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands

OMA has released images for the nhow Amsterdam RAI Hotel, showing that…

nhow RAI Hotel Takes Shape in Amsterdam

11 February 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands

OMA has released images for the nhow Amsterdam RAI Hotel, showing that the building's mega triangular volumes are almost completed. The project is led by OMA Partner Reinier de Graaf, Dutch architect, architectural theorist, urbanist…


A Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT) Building is Coming to Toronto

11 February 2019, Toronto, Canada

Timber buildings are becoming increasingly popular across Toronto. Both George Brown and…

A Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT) Building is Coming to Toronto

11 February 2019, Toronto, Canada

Timber buildings are becoming increasingly popular across Toronto. Both George Brown and the University of Toronto have announced their own tall timber projects, and Sidewalk Labs has long been touting plans to create a smart…