Archive for the ‘Architecture & Design’ Category

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 […]

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort

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 […]

AT&T Building Nashville

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 […]

Comerica Bank Tower

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 […]

Capital Gate Building

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 […]

Stockholm Palace

Stockholm Palace is the official residence of the Swedish monarch located on Stadsholmen in Stockholm, Sweden. Also called the Royal Palace, it serves a representative purpose for the King as he performs his duties as the head of state. His actual family residence is at Drottningholm Palace. As one of the Royal Palaces, the Stockholm […]

The Palazzo

The Palazzo is a popular luxury hotel and casino resort located at the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. It is currently considered as the tallest building in the state. It is operated as part of a hotel complex that includes the Venetian Hotel and Casino and the Sands Convention Center, all of which are […]

One57 Building

One57 is a new 75-story skyscraper rising out of the Midtown neighborhood in Manhattan in New York City. Designed to be a residential building, it stands 306 meters or 1,005 feet tall. This makes it the tallest residential building in the city for now. But as new residential skyscrapers are spouting out of the Manhattan […]

Woolworth Building

The Woolworth Building is a notable historical landmark building located in Broadway, Manhattan in New York City. It is one of the early US skyscrapers, which was completed in 1913. It is one of the oldest surviving skyscrapers not only in the city but the entire USA. Since it was completed, it is consistently included […]

Two Prudential Plaza

Two Prudential Plaza is a super tall skyscraper located in the Loop area in Chicago, Illinois. Also known by its slang name “2 Pru”, it is considered as the sixth tallest building in Chicago and the 13th tallest in the US. One reason why it is not one of the more popular skyscrapers in the […]