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09 Dec 2016, New York City, United States
Construction on the Hudson Yards supertall set to rise at the corner of 34th Street and Tenth Avenue will begin in 2017; with that announcement, developers have revealed the achitect designing the office tower at 50 Hudson Yards. Read more.
09 Dec 2016, Toronto, Canada
Evolved from a late-2015 proposal to replace a row of Mutual Street homes with a high-rise tower, marketing has kicked off for the residential project now branded as Ivy Condos. The development comprises 235 units across 32 stories. Read more.
09 Dec 2016, San Francisco, United States
Site work has commenced on the development set to include San Francisco's second-tallest building. Tower 1 will rise 61 stories and 277 meters once completed in 2021, overtaking the 260-meter height of the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. Read more.
08 Dec 2016, Stockholm, Sweden
Developers are preparing a proposal, named after local shopowner Jean Bolinder, for a 17-story skyscraper as part of the redevelopment of Stockholm’s southeastern town of Kungsholmen. Read more.
08 Dec 2016, Sydney, Australia
The last of the three International Towers at the Barangaroo South complex in Sydney has been completed. This completion marks the first significant part of the master plan for the central business district. Read more.
08 Dec 2016, New York City, United States
Additional plans for the residential project at 260 South Street have been revealed, showing increased heights of 69 and 62 stories for the two towers, or 798 and 728 feet (243 and 222 meters), respectively. Read more.
07 Dec 2016, Montréal, Canada
A new mixed-use tower is set to go up in the heart of Montréal. Known as Humaniti Montréal, the stacked multi-part tower development is poised to transform the corner of Avenue Viger and Rue Hermine. Read more.
07 Dec 2016, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Plans have been unveiled for the 150-meter Baan Tower in Rotterdam. With a compact footprint of just 20-by-20 meters, the building could become "the slimmest residential tower of Europe,” according to the developers. Read more.
07 Dec 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Plans to develop a group of islands at The World Islands off Dubai’s coastline have taken a major step forward after the project developer appointed three main contractors to build its Heart of Europe project. Read more.
07 Dec 2016, Los Angeles, United States
A new batch of renderings have been released for 1755 Argyle – a midcentury modern-influenced, 18-story mixed-use residential tower project currently under construction in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Read more.
06 Dec 2016, Shenzhen, China
With the slab for the top floor now in place, the major structure for Shenzhen’s Hanking Center Tower has topped out. Designed by Morphosis, the skyscraper soars to a height of 1,148 feet (350 meters). Read more.
06 Dec 2016, London, United Kingdom
PLP has submitted revised plans for its tower at 22 Bishopsgate, reducing the skyscraper’s height by 23 meters. The new application for the tower in the City of London features a 59-story building standing at 255 meters. Read more.
06 Dec 2016, Canberra, Australia
Geocon recently revealed its plans for Republic, a AUD$700 million (USD$522 million) mixed-use project featuring three towers, which will be integrated with the Australian Capital Territory’s (ACT’s) Belconnen precinct. Read more.
05 Dec 2016, New York City, United States
New York visitors are going to have another choice for a high-altitude view of the city, with SL Green Realty announcing that their One Vanderbilt project will have an indoor–outdoor observation deck. Read more.
05 Dec 2016, Zhuhai, China
Located at the heart of Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, the proposed Novotown development is just five minutes away from Macau and is positioned as both a tourist destination and a cultural/creative incubator for Southeast Asia. Read more.
05 Dec 2016, London, United Kingdom
UK architecture practice Make has submitted revised plans for a 48-story skyscraper in London’s Docklands, having withdrawn a previous proposal for a 56-story tower on the same site after objections to its size. Read more.
05 Dec 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Construction work on a 290-meter tower at Jumeirah Beach has started, with Emaar appointing Middle East Foundation Group as enabling works contractor for 74-story The Address Residences Jumeirah Resort + Spa. Read more.
02 Dec 2016, Vancouver, Canada
Construction has been moving along at the site of a 49-floor twisting tower, dubbed Vancouver House. Set to complete in 2018, the mixed-use tower is beginning to rise above grade in the heart of downtown Vancouver's Beach District. Read more.
02 Dec 2016, New York City, United States
As the 152-meter tower at 42 Trinity Place in the Financial District of New York City readies for its forthcoming transformation into a mixed-use building, renamed 77 Greenwich Street, new project details are slowly emerging. Read more.
02 Dec 2016, Manchester, United Kingdom
Several towers at the Great Jackson Street complex are currently under construction in Manchester. The development comprises some 1,494 new apartments across a quartet of towers with heights varying from 122 to 201 meters. Read more.
02 Dec 2016, Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Feyenoord City master plan has officially been given the go-ahead for construction. The redevelopment of the site includes the current De Kuip Stadium, the construction of an additional stadium, and a regeneration of the wider neighborhood. Read more.
01 Dec 2016, Brisbane, Australia
Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has officially turned the first sod on the site of the Brisbane 1 development in South Brisbane. The complex on Cordelia Street will be the first Australian development built by R&F Properties. Read more.
01 Dec 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The Binh Thanh District of Ho Chi Minh CIty is set to get a bit more crowded as construction progresses on the second phase of one of the area’s largest residential developments, City Garden, which is set to feature two additional towers. Read more.
01 Dec 2016, Toronto, Canada
With a full limestone-faced podium now fronting the 36-story tower, the Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed condominium at the southeast corner of The Esplanade and Yonge Street is now home to its first residents. Read more.
30 Nov 2016, Hamburg, Germany
The Cinnamon Tower and Pavilion in Hamburg has completed. The unique design idea, proposed as a freestanding campanile, won a 2006 competition for the neo-gothic Harbour Masters Building and surroundings. Read more.
30 Nov 2016, Chongqing, China
A competition-winning design has been chosen for a mixed-use development, called Longfor Phase IV, in Chongqing. The project comprises a single tower and podium integrated as an assembled massing of stacked, box-like volumes. Read more.
30 Nov 2016, Cambridge, United States
According to filings with the City of Cambridge, MIT has plans for a new 28-story building which will include 30,000 square meters of graduate student housing and 1,800 square meters of childcare space. Read more.
30 Nov 2016, Xi'an, China
An architecture firm has won a design competition to provide master planning and design services for the Great Xi'an New Center. The project is expected to complete in phases over many years, resulting in a new city center by 2019. Read more.
29 Nov 2016, London, United Kingdom
Plans by WilkinsonEyre to redevelop a prime central London site near the South Bank have been put out to consultation. The plans, known as Paris Gardens, feature a 52-story, 179-meter residential tower and a 33-story office block. Read more.
29 Nov 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
CannonDesign has unveiled its proposal for a mixed-use Cancer Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The facility will also include public parking, housing for low-income families, shops, gardens, and recreation facilities. Read more.