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05 May 2014, Noida, India
Two 40-story condominium towers in the Delhi suburb of Noida can continue construction, the Indian Supreme Court has ruled. The Supertech development company has been building two concrete-frame towers in the Emerald Court project. Read more.
05 May 2014, Dumbarton, United Kingdom
Another high-rise demolition controversy has come to Scotland, just weeks after a dramatic plan to dynamite Glasgow’s condemned Red Road towers as part of the Commonwealth Games’ opening ceremonies were scuttled. Read more.
02 May 2014, Sydney, Australia
The Daily Telegraph has published speculative renderings of Sydney’s potential skyline in 2050, produced by three architectural firms for Urban Taskforce Australia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has predicted that that Melbourne’s population will overtake Sydney’s in the next 20 years. Read more.
02 May 2014, Portland, United States
Summer 2014 will see a groundbreaking for Block 15, which will be the tallest building yet constructed in Portland’s up-market Pearl District. The 28-story condominium tower is to rise 104 meters, which would render it the sixth-tallest building in the city. Read more.
02 May 2014, Kunming, China
Exterior work on the Kunming Iron and Steel Building, the city’s next tallest building, has completed, and the project is projected to open for business this summer. Read more.
01 May 2014, Shenzhen, China
Hong Kong-based practice Atelier Blur has won a competition to design the new research and development headquarters for Great Wall Technology in Shenzhen, China. Composed of two interlocking towers, a “ying-yang” symbiotic relationship is evoked. Read more.
01 May 2014, Ramat Gan, Israel
The US Green Building Council awarded the under-construction Amot Atrium Tower in Ramat Gan, Israel, a LEED Platinum pre-certification. With this, the Amot Atrium Tower has become the first office tower in Israel to receive the highest level of certification from the USGBC. Read more.
01 May 2014, New York City, United States
Graphics firm Piranha NYC has released new renderings of the office tower at 50 Hudson Yards. The tower is estimated to rise 325.5 meters and 62 stories above street level, and contain 2.3 million square feet of space. Read more.
01 May 2014, London, United Kingdom
The future role of skyscrapers in London has become one of the city’s most talked-about issues, driven partially by a report indicating the city could expect some 236 skyscrapers in the next decade, and stoked further by the Architects Journal / Observer “Skyline Campaign.” Read more.