Archive for the ‘Architecture & Design’ Category

Lotte World Tower

Lotte World Tower is a supertall skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea. It is considered as the tallest building in South Korea, as well as in the OECD, which includes countries like the US and the UK. The tower is also considered as the 5th tallest building in the world. Lotte World Tower History The Lotte […]

DC Tower 1

donau city tower 1

DC Tower 1 is a completed high-rise building located in Vienna’s Donau City district in the country of Austria. Also known as the Donau City Tower, DC Tower 1 is the first of two towers being built in the complex. The DC Tower 1 is also considered as the tallest building in Austria. DC Tower […]

Evolution Tower

Evolution Tower is a skyscraper that forms part of the Moscow international Business Center in Moscow, Russia. This neo-futuristic style building design is characterized by its twisting vertical structure. It was awarded second place in the  Emporis Skyscraper Award for 2015. Evolution Tower History The Evolution Tower was designed by RMJM as part of the […]

The Pearl River Tower

The Pearl River Tower is a 309.6-meter or 1,016-feet skyscraper located in the Tianhe District in Guangzhou, China. The neofuturistic building makes use of clean technology in order to minimize its harm into the environment. Many of its notable features include being the world’s largest radiant-cooled office building and the world’s most energy efficient super […]

Bosco Verticale

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 […]

Casa Batllo

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. […]

Mercury City Tower

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 […]

One Central Park Sydney

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 […]

432 Park Avenue Building

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 […]

Shanghai Tower

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 […]