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Bicentennial Tower in Bogotá, Colombia by Entorno AID + CMS+GMP

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Article source: Entorno AID

At the edge of Bogota’s historic downtown, where the summit of the mountains of Monserrate and Guadalupe collide, at the edge of the pedestrian promenade of the Jimenez Ave. and in front the Periodistas Square, The Bicentennial Tower rises.

Image Courtesy © Jairo Llano

Image Courtesy © Jairo Llano

  • Architects: Entorno AID,  CMS+GMP
  • Project: Bicentennial Tower
  • Location: Bogotá, Colombia
  • Photography: Jairo Llano
  • Software used: Autocad V10, Autodesk
  • Design Team: José Helo, Manuel Laverde, Juan Pérez, Oscar Rodríguez, Camilo Manrique, Ma. Cristina Manrique
  • Area: 189.990 sqf
  • Number of stories: 17 stories
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Completion: 2013
  • Developer and Construction: CMS + GMP

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LILLE MÉTROPOLE COMMERCIAL COURT in Tourcoing, France by PETITDIDIERPRIOUX ARCHITECTES

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Article source: PETITDIDIERPRIOUX ARCHITECTES

Renovation of the ground floor of the Mercure tower.

The installation of the Lille Métropole commercial court on the ground floor of the Mercure tower follows the merger of the courts of Lille and Roubaix-Tourcoing. This rehabitation represents an urban, symbolic and functional challenge.

Image Courtesy © 11H45

Image Courtesy © 11H45

  • Architects: PETITDIDIERPRIOUX ARCHITECTES
  • Project: LILLE MÉTROPOLE COMMERCIAL COURT
  • Location: Tourcoing, France
  • Photography: 11H45
  • Client: CCI Grand Lille
  • Consultants: BECT Lille All-trades engineering and quantity surveying, Acoustibel acoustics, Lightec lighting design
  • Program: Renovation of the ground floor of the Mercure tower and installation of the Commercial Court
  • Surface: 2000 m² usable floor area
  • Calendar: Completion January 2013
  • Cost: €4.4 M excl. VAT

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Oca Residencial Maracatins in São Paulo, Brazil by PSA Arquitetura

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Article source: PSA Arquitetura

The globalized world suffers from a growing demand for compact habitation. The project Oca Residencial Maracatins is a direct answer to this demand granting the same space quality as larger spaces.

Image Courtesy © PSA Arquitetura

Image Courtesy © PSA Arquitetura

  • Architects: PSA Arquitetura
  • Project: Oca Residencial Maracatins
  • Location: Moema, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Software used: AutoCAD 
  • Typology: Edifício Residencial / Residential Building
  • Site area: 1 397,81 m²
  • Built area: 10 115,54 m²
  • Project year: 2014
  • Conclusion: 2016

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Downtown development scheme for Houston, Texas by MA2

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Article source: MA2

In the ongoing discussions concerning the renovation of American cities and new developments for both business and culture, the current proposal is an intervention in the reshaping of Houston, Texas’ downtown area.

Image Courtesy © MA2

Image Courtesy © MA2

  • Architects: MA2
  • Project: Downtown development scheme
  • Location: Houston, Texas, US State

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Ekta Tripolis in Mumbai, India by Architect Reza Kabul

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Article source: Architect Reza Kabul

Ekta Tripolis the new landmark in Goregaon stretches over 36 residential storey of Reza Kabul’s artwork. This luxury residence designed with every possible facility needed for joyful, stress free existence for today’s stressful life. Designed in sleek lines and smooth contours, contemporary spaced and top line amenities gives it the perfect compact feel required. The use of high performance glass and glazing on all orientations will provide with cost effect ( low –e insulated frames) especially during the summer. Direct heat is reduced with the help of balconies and projections that are provided on every level creating an offset. While on the other hand care has also been taken for a minimum 2% daylight factor to be achieved by keeping sufficient size of window opening as per the carpet area of each room. Even the railings to be used are of S.S. and recycled material taking another step to a sustainable environment.

Image Courtesy © Architect Reza Kabul

Image Courtesy © Architect Reza Kabul

  • Architects: Architect Reza Kabul
  • Project: Ekta Tripolis
  • Location: Mumbai, India
  • Type: Residential
  • Height: 132 meters
  • Area: 14,00,000 sq ft
  • Developer: Ekta World

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96 Iconic Tower in Colombo, Sri Lanka by Architect Reza Kabul

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Article source: Architect Reza Kabul 

96 Iconic Tower is a structure dedicated to the winners of 1996 Cricket World Cup. The building facade is designed with a ball balanced between four bats to commemorate the achievements of the Sri Lankan cricketers with signature residential along with Indoor Cricket Facility, Hall of Fame, Museum, observatory and Specialty Restaurant. The team has selected Colombo as the location for this project. The mixed-use project is an amalgamation of residential units with retail outlets and public space.

Image Courtesy © Architect Reza Kabul

Image Courtesy © Architect Reza Kabul

  • Architects: Architect Reza Kabul 
  • Project: 96 Iconic Tower
  • Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Type: Mixed Use
  • Height: 363 meters
  • Developer: Shreepati Group

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Shenzhen tower design in China by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Article source: v2com

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners has unveiled its design for an iconic tower to be erected on the gateway site of a planned business development in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen, China. The new building, which will be completed in 2017, will house the South China offices of China Minmetals Corporation, one of the world’s leading metal companies and the largest iron and steel trader in China.

West elevation, Image Courtesy © Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

West elevation, Image Courtesy © Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

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Dollar Bay in Canary Wharf, London by SimpsonHaugh and Partners

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Article source: SimpsonHaugh and Partners

Work has started on site for a new premier residential tower on East India Dock,overlooking Canary Wharf in London. Designed by award-winning architects SimpsonHaugh and Partners for Mount Anvil, awarded Developer of the Year 2015 (up to 1,000 homes), and Citystyle Homes, Dollar Bay will be situated opposite the o2 Arena and provide unrivalled views of the River Thames and the Canary Wharf docks.

Image Courtesy © SimpsonHaugh and Partners

Image Courtesy © SimpsonHaugh and Partners

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Praça Vila Nova in São Paulo by Pablo Slemenson Arquitetura

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Article source: Pablo Slemenson Arquitetura

Praça Vila Nova is a project located on an entire block near an avenue. The program is distributed among the two residential towers that share a leisure area and a natural square right in from of them in the block centre. Both towers have one apartment per floor which has a generous balcony.

Image Courtesy © Pabloslemenson ARQUITETURA

Image Courtesy © Pablo Slemenson Arquitetura

  • Architects: Pablo Slemenson Arquitetura
  • Project: Praça Vila Nova
  • Location: Vila Nova Conceição, São Paulo
  • Software used: AutoCAD
  • Typology: Residential Complex
  • Built area: 37 981,55 m²
  • Project year: 2008
  • Conclusion: 2012

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HIGH RISE RESIDENTIAL TOWER IN São Paulo, Brazil by STUDIO LIBESKIND

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Article source:  STUDIO LIBESKIND

São Paulo, Brazil—The sustainable high-rise luxury residential project, Vitra, is designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, Studio Libeskind (New York/Milan/Zurich) and developed by JHSF (Brazil), Brazil’s leading real estate development firm. The project was completed in March, upon which tenants began to occupy the units. Vitra is Libeskind’s first project in South America.

Image Courtesy © Ana Mello

Image Courtesy © Ana Mello

  • Architects: STUDIO LIBESKIND
  • Project: HIGH RISE RESIDENTIAL TOWER
  • Location: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Photography: Ana Mello, Romulo Fialdin

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