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25-01-2016 > Meatpacking Tower Harks Back To 30s Glory Days

180th East 88 Street, New York CityManhattan's Meatpacking district isn't an area that is particularly associated with skyscrapers despite the high-rise reputation of New York City. That could all be about to change if a new tower at 180 East 88 Street gets built.

10-01-2016 > Finger Tower Plans Broached For Key NYC Site

6 Columbus Circle, New York City6 Columbus Circle is the latest in an increasing stream of incredibly slender towers proposed for sites in Manhattan that are often needle-thin.

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24-06-2015 > New Park Tower Designed For San Francisco

Park Tower, San FranciscoGoettsch Partners has won a competition to design a new skyscraper to stand in the heart of San Francisco.

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23-06-2015 > CTBUH Picks 2015 Winners

One World Trade CentreThe CTBUH has named what it considers to be the best tall buildings of 2015. The competition, although ultimately a bit of good fun, does also have the very serious purpose of highlighting the cutting edge of skyscraper design and development as decided by the Committee for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, with the latest trend indicated from two of the winners that are literally green thanks to the plants they incorporate.

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11-06-2015 > WTC 2 Unveiled

WTC 2, New YorkNew designs for World Trade Centre 2, this time by Danish architects BIG, have been unveiled.

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26-02-2015 > Monterrey Set For Latin Americas Tallest

Torre Insignia, MonterreyTorre Insignia is a new supertall skyscraper proposal for the Mexican city of Monterrey that if built will rise to a height of 330 metres, a height which if realised will make it the tallest tower in Latin America.

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07-12-2014 > KPF Pen New York Supertall

One Vanderbilt, New York CityKohn Pedersen Fox has been designing what if built will be one of the tallest towers in Manhattan, a 461 metre tall structure, that harks back to the glory days of New York towers thanks to its soaring spire.

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19-07-2014 > Oppenheim In The Loop

514 Eleventh Avenue, New YorkThe loop is a powerful idea in modern architecture ever since Max Reinhardt Haus decided to reconceptualise the skyscraper as a Mobius strip in 1992. Beijing now has a similar design thanks to Rem Koolhaus, but New York could finally be getting in on this loopy act if designs by Oppenheim Architecture + Design ever get built.

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13-03-2015 > Foster Designs The One

The One, TorontoIt may sound like the victor of a Highlander movie, but The One is actually a new skyscraper proposal from Foster + Partners, with the help of local firm Core Architects, that if realised will be the tallest building in Canada.

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09-02-2015 > Beacon Sets Chicago Spire Competition Alight

Chicago Beacon, ChicagoRemember the Chicago Spire? It was to be one of the tallest buildings in the world, but never got further than being a titanic hole in the ground. Well now a series of six competition entries have surfaced that offer various visions for the site.

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27-07-2014 > Foster Tower To Dominate San Francisco

50 First Street, San FranciscoThe Transamerica Pyramid, one of the most iconic skyscrapers in the world, has dominated the view of San Francisco for decades. All that could soon be about to change if proposals led by Foster+Partners for 50 First Street get the go ahead and rival it on the skyline.

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26-05-2014 > Construction Begins On Super Slender Condo

111 West 57 Street, New YorkConstruction work has begun on what will be the tallest condo tower in New York City.

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