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Lush Sky Green towers are the first of their kind in Taichung

Taichung, Taiwan has taken yet another step toward becoming a greener, more livable city with the recent completion of Sky Green, a sustainably minded, mixed-use development. Designed by Singaporean architecture firm WOHA, the high-rise is named after its inclusion of sky gardens and terraces that are filled with lush, subtropical greenery. The project’s integration of green spaces is expected to raise the city’s standards for “skyrise greenery” in future sustainable developments. As an expert ...
Tags: Smart City, Design, Singapore, Taiwan, Architecture, Urban Design, Green Building, High-rise, Mixed-use, Courtyard, Taichung, Mixed-use Development, Sky Garden, Taichung Taiwan, Sustainable City, Residential Tower


UNStudios sculptural Canaletto Tower is a neighborhood in the sky

UNStudio just completed construction on London’s Canaletto Tower, which functions as a cluster of vertical communities. In designing the structure, the architects applied an approach typically used for smaller private houses – and they incorporated materials that distinguish the tower from buildings in the nearby financial district. Canaletto Tower’s massing and materials facilitate optimal shading, reduce heat gain and balance transparency with the need for privacy. Its sculptural façade intr...
Tags: Design, London, Architecture, Gallery, Dubai, Green Building, Green Architecture, Swimming Pool, Green Facade, Ben Van Berkel, UNStudio, Green Tower, Residential Tower, Minimize Heat Gain, Microclimate, Canaletto Tower


Zaha Hadid Architects breaks ground on Mexicos City tallest residential tower

Construction has begun on the Bora Residential Tower, a high-rise designed by Zaha Hadid Architects that, when completed, will be the tallest residential tower in Mexico City. Located in the Santa Fe business district in the west of the capital, the luxury complex features Zaha Hadid’s recognizable tapered shape at its base, where the building curves inward before flaring out into “swirling” canopies. The site-specific building optimizes access to natural light and views, while mitigating seismi...
Tags: Design, Mexico, Architecture, Gallery, Mexico City, Zaha Hadid, Santa Fe, Carousel Showcase, Apple Microsoft, Residential Tower, Zaha Hadid Architects, Luxury Apartments, Mexico City Located, Apartment Tower, Residences, Bora


Ole Scheeren's modular office building looks like a giant Jenga tower

Architect Ole Scheeren unveiled images of his first project in Europe- a residential tower that will offer panoramic views of Frankfurt’s skyline. The designer will overhaul an entire 1970s office block to create 200 living units on the banks of the River Main. The modular apartments will be inserted into the framework of the building, with some recessed and others cantilevering out into space. The Riverpark Tower will be developed in cooperation with GEG, one of Germany’s most prestigious rea...
Tags: Europe, Real Estate, Design, News, Germany, Thailand, Architecture, Frankfurt, Green Building, Bangkok, Green Architecture, Modular Architecture, Loft, Ole Scheeren, Residential Tower, Glass Tower


Ole Scheeren modular office building looks like a giant Jenga tower

Architect Ole Scheeren unveiled images of his first project in Europe- a residential tower that will offer panoramic views of Frankfurt’s skyline. The designer will overhaul an entire 1970s office block to create 200 living units on the banks of the River Main. Each apartment will consist of a modular unit that can be inserted into the framework of the building, with some recessed and others cantilevering out into space. The Riverpark Tower will be developed in cooperation with GEG, one of Ger...
Tags: Europe, Real Estate, Design, News, Germany, Thailand, Architecture, Frankfurt, Green Building, Bangkok, Green Architecture, Modular Architecture, Loft, Ole Scheeren, Residential Tower, Glass Tower


Zaha Hadid Architects unveils designs for wave-inspired Melbourne apartment tower

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled designs for the Mayfair Residential Tower, a luxury mixed-use building in Melbourne with spectacular views. Clad in a wave-inspired façade with sculptural bespoke interiors, the 19-story Mayfair draws inspiration from Australia’s landscapes and seascapes. The AUD$330million project will comprise 158 apartments, ranging from 70 square meters to 556 square meters, that will be stacked above ground-floor double-height civic spaces housing a restaurant cafe. Loca...
Tags: Design, Australia, Mexico, Architecture, Gallery, Mayfair, Melbourne, Views, Carousel Showcase, Mixed-use, St Kilda Road, Residential Tower, Zaha Hadid Architects, Sculptural Facade, Mayfair Residential Tower, Computational Parametric Design


Grapevines spread through the cracks of Stuttgarts proposed stone-clad high-rise

Pockets of greenery appear to split apart the stone facade of this new mixed-use tower planned for Stuttgart, Germany. RKW Architektur+ won a competition to design a residential high-rise at Mailänder Platz that will set itself apart with its planted stone facade and abundance of public space. Robust grapevines will be planted in the stone niches and irrigated with collected rainwater. Set on a triangular site, the Mailänder Platz tower will comprise residential units, cafes, retail space, a ...
Tags: Design, Germany, Architecture, Gallery, Stuttgart, Carousel Showcase, Vertical Garden, Public Space, Rainwater Collection, Mixed-use, Residential Tower, Green Wall, Pedestrian Friendly, Vertical Green Wall, Grapevines, Mailänder Platz


Philippe Starck reinvents himself again with striking green YOO Quito tower

Philippe Starck is one of the most influential designers of modern times - and he's applied his signature style and environmental ethos to develop a striking new residential building in Ecuador. The slender YOO Quito tower, created in collaboration with property entrepreneur John Hitchcox, real estate developer Tommy Schwarzkopf and architecture studio Arquitectónica , is expected to feature several sustainable strategies, including low-impact materials, a volumetric design to mitigate solar exp...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Philippe Starck, Ecuador, Carousel Showcase, Green Architecture, Quito, Green Roof, Concrete, Yoo, Green Tower, Residential Tower, Arquitectonica, Uribe & Schwarzkopf, YOO Quito


C.F. Mller is building a garden-filled vertical village in Antwerp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9NBzc3LaMc Located in Antwerp’s Nieuw Zuid area on the river Schelde, the residential tower breaks from traditional design with its community-oriented structure that encourages social interactions beyond just chance encounters in the lift or lobby. The building will contain a variety of housing types to encourage diversity that range from small, shared flats suitable for students to larger family homes and live-work studios. The 15,000-square-meter tower block w...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Passive House, Carousel Showcase, Mixed-use, Brut, Residence, Community Design, Antwerp, Residential Tower, C.F. Møller


C.F. Mller unveils new images for sustainable and garden-filled vertical village in Antwerp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9NBzc3LaMc Located in Antwerp’s Nieuw Zuid area on the river Schelde, the residential tower breaks from traditional design with its community-oriented structure that encourages social interactions beyond just chance encounters in the lift or lobby. The building will contain a variety of housing types to encourage diversity that range from small, shared flats suitable for students to larger family homes and live-work studios. The 15,000-square-meter tower block w...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Passive House, Carousel Showcase, Mixed-use, Brut, Residence, Community Design, Antwerp, Residential Tower, C.F. Møller


Europe's tallest residential tower breaks ground in London

The 67-story Spire London project was launched by Greenland Group, one of China’s largest premium residential developers. The building, which recently broke ground in London, will be 235 meters (771feet) high and will provide unrivaled views of the city. The building will comprise 861 apartments, including luxury suites and duplex penthouses, as well as common garden spaces and five-star amenities such as a spa and club bar. Related: Exciting new designs for Heathrow Airport’s expansion unvei...
Tags: Europe, Design, London, China, Architecture, Gallery, Green Building, Heathrow Airport, Green Architecture, Residential Tower


A layer of vegetation wraps around this tower in Abu Dhabi

Extended green verandas stagger in a helical pattern along the exterior of this residential tower designed by London-based architecture firm Studio Prescient. Thanks to the lush gardens outside, each apartment enjoys a strong connection with nature, water and air, while boasting breathtaking views of the surroundings. The 45-floor tower, designed for Abu Dhabi, features spacious garden apartments that start from the fifth floor up. The organizational approach allowed the architects to free up...
Tags: Design, London, Singapore, Architecture, Green Building, Abu Dhabi, Green Architecture, Vertical Garden, Residential Tower, Vertical Living


A layer of vegetation wraps around this tower in Adu Dhabi

Extended green verandas stagger in a helical pattern along the exterior of this residential tower designed by London-based architecture firm Studio Prescient. Thanks to the lush gardens outside, each apartment enjoys a strong connection with nature, water and air, while boasting breathtaking views of the surroundings. The 45-floor tower, designed for Abu Dhabi, features spacious garden apartments that start from the fifth floor up. The organizational approach allowed the architects to free up...
Tags: Design, London, Singapore, Architecture, Green Building, Abu Dhabi, Green Architecture, Vertical Garden, Residential Tower, Vertical Living