Gate to the East

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Gate to the East

Topping out at just above 300 meters by way of its twin spires, Gate to the East was the first supertall to be constructed in the city of Suzhou. The building is located on the eastern side of the city and adjacent to Lake Jinji, with the design serving as a focal point for a […]

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Tokyo Sky Tree in Japan

The height of the TOKYO SKYTREE was originally specified at approximately 610m in the original project. However, it was planned from the beginning to be the world’s tallest free-standing broadcasting tower. After careful discussion and research on high-rise buildings that are being built around the world, it was finally decided on 634m, to become the […]

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Opera House in France

Opéra, also known as Palais Garnier, formerly Académie Nationale de Musique, Parisian opera house designed by Charles Garnier. The building, considered one of the masterpieces of the Second Empire style, was begun in 1861 and opened with an orchestral concert on Jan. 5, 1875. The first opera performed there was Fromental Halévy’s work La Juive […]

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White House in France

The iconic tower has redefined the London skyline and is already an international symbol for London. A mixed-use “vertical city,” it offers more than 55,000 square meters of office space on 25 floors, three floors of restaurants, a 17-story hotel, 13 floors of apartments and a triple-height viewing gallery, as well as an open-air viewing […]

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Torre Unicredit in Italy

In September 2013, Unicredit’s executive management abandoned its traditional headquarters in Piazza Cordusio to occupy the central tower of the building complex designed by Argentine Architect Cesar Pelli in Piazza Gae Aulenti. This strategy permitted the bank, which is one of the biggest in Italy, and from the outset an important point of reference for […]

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White House in Washington

The official home for the U.S. president was designed by Irish-born architect James Hoban in the 1790s. Rebuilt after a British attack in 1814, the “President’s House” evolved with the personal touches of its residents, and accommodated such technological changes as the installation of electricity. The building underwent major structural changes in the early 1900s […]

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The Montparnasse Tower in Paris

Ideally located in the Montparnasse neighbourhood, this unique, central view point in Paris allows you to see all of the city’s most famous attractions and monuments: the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the familiar streets and rooftops…The Montparnasse Tower Observation deck is the perfect vantage point for taking in all the […]

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Shanghai Wheelock Square

Wheelock Square’s sleek, symmetrical lines and contemporary design elegance are combined as a singular, sculptural form rising from a richly landscaped plaza. The architectural solution responds to the adjacencies and energies of this major cultural and commercial intersection of Shanghai, taking into consideration the existing road, the neighboring Jing’an Temple, Children’s Place, and Jing’an Park.At […]

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Burj Khalifa in Dubai

Burj Khalifa has redefined what is possible in the design and engineering of supertall buildings. By combining cutting-edge technologies and cultural influences, the building serves as a global icon that is both a model for future urban centers and speaks to the global movement towards compact, livable urban areas. The Tower and its surrounding neighborhood […]

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The Shard in London

The iconic tower has redefined the London skyline and is already an international symbol for London. A mixed-use “vertical city,” it offers more than 55,000 square meters of office space on 25 floors, three floors of restaurants, a 17-story hotel, 13 floors of apartments and a triple-height viewing gallery, as well as an open-air viewing […]