May 29th, 2016
The Bosco Verticale is a pair of unique towers located in Milan, Italy. It is a twin residential tower with a unique feature that makes it stand out- each tower houses trees as an integral part of the design. The buildings’ terraces contain around a total of 900 trees planted in over 8,900 square feet of space, quite fitting for its name, which means vertical forest in English.
Bosco Verticale History
August 8th, 2015
Casa Batllo is a popular building located in the center of Barcelona, Spain. Aside from its interesting and unique design, it is also well renowned by virtue of its architect, Antoni Gaudi. Locally, this structure is known as “Casa dels ossos” or the “house of bones” because of its bony and skeletal quality of architecture.
Casa Batllo History
Casa Batllo is actually a renovated classical bu
July 31st, 2015
The Mercury City Tower is an imposing and distinctive skyscraper that graces the Moscow skyline in Russia. Standing 338.8 meters or 1,112 feet, it was, for a while, considered as Moscow’s as well as Europe’s tallest building, overtaking The Shard in London when it was topped off on November 2012. The Mercury City Tower as been overtaken by another Moscow skyscraper, the Federation Tower, which is now co
July 14th, 2015
One Central Park Sydney is a two-tower residential building complex located in Sydney, Australia. It is considered to be the first stage of redevelopment in an area that was once dominated by a brewery. The building of One Central Park aimed to feature a structure built in harmony with its natural surroundings. It is designed to be a focal point of the urban renewal project that includes the development of a public
May 29th, 2015
432 Park Avenue is a new super tall residential skyscraper located in midtown Manhattan in New York. Standing at 425.5 meters or 1,396 feet, it is considered to be the tallest residential building in the world. It is the second tallest building in New York after One World Trade Center and the third tallest in the US. However, when measured by roof height, 432 Park Avenue is considered as the tallest building in New
May 23rd, 2015
Shanghai Tower is a topped off mega tall skyscraper located in Pudong in Shanghai, China. It is considered to be the tallest of the three adjacent super tall skyscrapers in the Pudong area, namely, the Shanghai Tower, the Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. At its current topped off state, the Shanghai Tower is already considered as the tallest building in China. Once completed, it is also consid
March 13th, 2015
The Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort is a luxury hotel and resort located in Huzhou, China. The building stands on the shores of Lake Taihu. This 27-floor hotel takes a rather unique design for its structure- it is shaped like a doughnut or horseshoe standing on its side. Because of this unique feature, it is nicknamed as the Doughnut Hotel or the Horseshoe Hotel.
Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort History
February 25th, 2015
The AT&T Building is a 33-story skyscraper located in Nashville, Tennessee. Also known by its other names such as the BellSouth Building and the South Central Bell Building, many people in the area affectionately call it the Batman Building. This skyscraper has a unique design that many people have pictured as a giant taser. The AT&T Building is currently considered as the tallest building in the state of T
February 3rd, 2015
Comerica Bank Tower is a 60-story Postmodern skyscraper located in the Main Street District of downtown Dallas in Texas. It is currently considered as the third tallest building in the city of Dallas and the sixth tallest in Texas. It was formerly known as the Momentum Place, Chase Center and Bank One Center after its previous tenants.
Comerica Bank Tower History
The Comerica Bank Tower was initially planned to be
January 16th, 2015
Capital Gate Building is a striking skyscraper in the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This building is noted for its unique leaning design, a departure from many of the vertically standing skyscrapers people usually see in the skyline. It is adjacent to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and is considered as one of the tallest buildings in the city. Because of its unique 18-degree leaning desig