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Mumbai, or erstwhile Bombay is the largest metropolis of India and an answer to the likes of Shanghai, London or New York. It is the financial capital and trade epicenter of the country, a city of lifestyles and narratives. The 'Maximum City' of Bombay is renowned all over the globe for the enormity and surrealism of BOLLYWOOD, which is the nicknam...
Project name
Bollywood Twister
Architecture firm
4site Architects
Location
The site is a wetland approximately 100 meters off the BWSL Promenade Mahim Bay, Mumbai, India
Height
440 meters
This year, the world’s most renowned architecture prize for skyscrapers, the Emporis Skyscraper Award, goes to the Valley in Amsterdam. Created by Dutch architecture studio MVRDV, Valley is a mixed-use building complex with three towers and a unique design inspired by mountain sides and valleys.
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Emporis Skyscraper Award 2021
Photography
Valley in Amsterdam © Marcel Steinbach
Cosmos Architecture Department of Cosmos Ivicsa has revealed the finalist design for a Residential high-rise of 260 apartments in one of the most important gates of Riyadh City in the KSA. The Mawten’s Residence will become the crossroad of Riyadh’s cultures and a business landmark for the entire city. The project represents a unique, modern and he...
Project name
Bliss's Residence
Architecture firm
Cosmos Architecture
Location
Riyadh City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
AI-generated images from Manas Bhatia's AI x Future Cities series examine the viability of sustainable infrastructure in the wake of the world's rapid urbanization. The architect and designer envisions a sustainable utopian city of the future with imposing skyscrapers covered in facades made of algae.
Project name
AI-generated Future Cities
Architecture firm
Manas Bhatia
Location
Fictional
Tools used
Midjourney AI, Adobe Photoshop
Completed in 2022, Aedas-designed Chongqing Gaoke Group Ltd Office Project utilises a simple elegant form. It is derived from the northern light, which creates the twisting shape of the 180m tall tower to form expressive double-curved surfaces on the building façades. Vertical lines accentuate the minimalistic form and through the effect of reflect...
Project name
Chongqing Gaoke Group Ltd Office Project
Architecture firm
Aedas
Location
Jiangbei District, Chongqing, China
Height
180 meters
Aedas and Do Design consortium has recently won the competition for the New Hope Central China Regional Headquarters at the riverside of Yangtze River in Wuhan, China.
Project name
New Hope Central China Regional Headquarters
Architecture firm
Aedas
Location
Wuhan, China
Height
main tower 250 meters; auxiliary tower 200 meters
Project name
Norwegian Tower
Architecture firm
Luigi Esposito
Location
Norway
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona Renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Torres Blancas, the building designed by Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza for the Huarte company, was built between 1964 and 1972. Its powerful sculptural form, the expressive use of bare concrete and its experimental nature make it an iconic example of Madrid’s architecture.
Project name
Torres Blancas
Architecture firm
Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza
Location
Madrid, Spain
Photography
Ana Amado, Manolo Yllera