Korea’s National Pension Service and US developer Hines have teamed up to buy a 49.5 percent stake in a $2.3 billion New York redevelopment that lead architects Kohn Pederson Fox are billing as one of the jewels of 21st century… Read More>>
Chinese financial conglomerate CITIC Group has inaugurated Beijing’s tallest skyscraper, formally known as the CITIC Tower, eight years after breaking ground.
At 528 metres (1,732 feet) tall, and commonly known as China Zun, the skyscraper rises above its closest rival… Read More>>
Hong Kong-based developer Hang Lung Properties has teamed up with New York-based architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) Associates to begin construction on Westlake 66, a 194,100 square metre commercial development in Hangzhou’s Xiacheng district.
The project, which broke ground… Read More>>
Developer Shimao Property Holdings has chosen a designer for its planned 700 metre (2,296 foot) tall tower in Shenzhen’s Longgang district, with Chicago-based firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture announcing earlier this month that it had won a competition… Read More>>
The cloud-breaching Lotte World Tower in Seoul has been recognized as the best new skyscraper in the world, beating out Zaha Hadid Architects’ Generali Tower in Milan and 150 North Riverside Plaza in Chicago.
The tapered 555-metre, 123-storey glass and… Read More>>
A Chinese developer has decided to fit a waterfall outside a new skyscraper in the country’s southwestern province of Guizhou to the amusement of locals, but not everyone is impressed.
A video showing the 108-metre artificial waterfall flowing from a… Read More>>
Architecture firm Benoy has won an international competition to design a 300,000 square metre, mixed-use project in the eastern Chinese city of Suzhou for one of China’s biggest developers, the UK-based company announced today.
The project, COFCO Joy Breeze, integrates… Read More>>
Global architecture firms Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and Heatherwick Studio have won a bid to design the next major extension for Singapore’s Changi Airport, the sixth-busiest air hub in the world.
The two firms along with Singapore’s Architects 61… Read More>>
Global design firm Benoy has won a competition to serve as masterplanner and architect for a 367,000 square metre research and commercial hub near the east bank of Shanghai’s Huangpu River. Benoy will work with local developer Shanghai Lujiazui Group… Read More>>
Dalian Wanda’s story in the last year has been a cascade of woe as the one-time world-beating investor has sold off projects in the UK, Australia and China due to a mix of regulatory and financial pressures.
However, a recently… Read More>>