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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
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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
Located in the financial industry belt adjacent to Hongling North Road, the project includes a high-rise office and apartment tower, along with a retail podium. Inspired by Chinese thoughts, the design integrates the natural elements. The design divides the tower crown into four jagged quadrants. The shape is drawn from the conceit of the Pinwheel...
Project name
Bagualing Industrial Park Urban Renewal Design
Architecture firm
Aedas
Location
Baguashi Street, Shenzhen, China
Located in one of the prime areas of Porto, Miramar Tower is a habitable sculpture in the city. Standing out for its uniqueness in the landscape and for its proximity to the sea, Miramar Tower is similar to the buildings in Pasteleira Park to the north, in proportion and dimension, but otherwise completely distinctive in its concept approach.
Project name
Miramar Tower
Architecture firm
OODA Architecture
Location
Porto, Portugal