Mega Structures

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    The Red Sea Project secures first stage of LEED platinum certification

    Upon completion in 2030, The Red Sea Project, the world’s most ambitious luxury tourism and hospitality development, is set to offer an exclusive experience of unparalleled diversity for global travellers. ... more

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    THE LINE – A revolution in urban living

    Earlier this month, His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Chairman of the NEOM Company Board of Directors, announced THE LINE, a revolution in urban living at NEOM, and a blueprint for how pe... more

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    KPF completes third tallest building in Shenzhen

    Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) have officially completed China Resources Headquarters, a 400-metre bullet-shaped tower nestled in the bustling Houhai District of Shenzhen. Inspired by the shape of a wint... more

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    Design chosen for Sydney’s tallest residential tower

    German architecture firm, Ingenhoven in collaboration with Australian-based architecture firm Architectus have won the international design competition for the 505 George Street project in Sydney, the building... more

  • The Red Sea Project secures first stage of LEED platinum certification
  • THE LINE – A revolution in urban living
  • KPF completes third tallest building in Shenzhen
  • Design chosen for Sydney’s tallest residential tower

Derelict quarry gets a new luxury life

A quarry is a rather unlikely destination for a luxury hotel. Perhaps that’s what makes the concept of Songjiang Quarry Hotel so awe-inspiring. Indeed, design and engineering consultancy Atkins won an international design competition for the five-star hotel back in August 2006 and their vision is in the process of being transformed into reality by Chinese developer Shimao Property. The satellite town of Songjiang is approximately 35 km from Shanghai city centre and well connected to existing transport infrastructure. Sprawling landscapes and natural beauty have made it a popular tourist destination and the district has been designated as an important…

Mega project the size of Ang Mo Kio launching soon

A S$58.3 billion township the size of Ang Mo Kio is set to rise near the Tuas Second Link in the Johor Strait. The first phase of Forest City, a 14 sq km mixed-used development comprising four man-made islands, will launch in Singapore, China and Malaysia in the first quarter of 2016, but the sales gallery is already open for bookings. Aside from condominium units and high-rise coastal residences, Forest City also consists of hotels, retail centres, parks and leisure attractions, which will be developed in nine phases over 20 years. Country Garden Pacificview, the master developer, is jointly owned…

Scandinavia’s tallest building

American architecture office Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has been chosen ahead of four other practices, including Zaha Hadid to complete Scandinavia’s tallest building. Initiated by the SERNEKE group, the 230 metre tower is part of a larger development covering 32,000 square metres. This masterplan comprises residential accommodation, office space and a variety of retail outlets, intended to create an integrated and sustainable neighborhood. The tower will change the contours of both Gothenburg and Sweden forever, helping people find their home. The jury’s statement following the extensive architectural competition was as follows: “An identity-building proposal that takes a smart holistic…