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Rogers Stirk Harbour-Designed Tower Rising in London

Newington Butts Tower rises, London, Mace, Rogers Stirk Harbour, Daveography
September 27, 2016 2:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The site of the disused London Park Hotel is being given new purpose as property developer Mace advances on their 45-storey Newington Butts Tower. Construction is pushing the Rogers Stirk ... read more

Diamante's 30-Storey Tower Joins Growing North York Corridor

Diamond Condominiums on Yonge, Toronto, by Diamante, Scott Shields Architects
September 27, 2016 1:25 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
As one of five urban 'Centres' under the City of Toronto's Official Plan, the North York Centre at Yonge and Sheppard is designated to continue developing into a more dynamic hub for the area. ... read more

Vancouver's 42-Storey Empire Landmark Hotel Targeted for Demolition

Empire Landmark is the tallest all-hotel building in Vancouver, Marcus Mitanis
September 27, 2016 9:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Condominium projects have taken over the skies of Vancouver, changing the composition of the downtown core along the way. Most of these developments are replacing surface parking lots or low-slung ... read more

Approved Residential Scheme to Escalate St Kilda's Growth

The approved scheme, Melbourne, Drekoncile, Plus Architecture
September 26, 2016 5:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
St Kilda Junction is a major intersection in Melbourne that has recently become a magnet for development. And despite residents' worry about the capacity of the area to handle this influx of ... read more

Broadway Tower Hotel and Office Complex Coming Soon to Portland's Trendy Pearl District

Broadway Tower, BPM Real Estate Group, GBD Architects
September 26, 2016 2:55 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Following the demolition of the 1917-built Oregonians Credit Union Building back in June, excavation has begun at the future site of the GBD Architects-designed Broadway Tower, to be ... read more

Muse Residences Bringing 47 Floors of Residences to Sunny Isles Beach

Muse Residences under construction, Jimmy Baikovicius, Miami, Sieger Suarez
September 26, 2016 11:55 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The sandy coastline of Sunny Isles Beach is about to get another round of classy residences as construction on Muse hits the 40-storey mark. Property Markets Group and S2 ... read more

Discussing the Manhattan Supertall Craze with Perkins+Will's Robert Goodwin

Perkins+Will's vision for a 700-foot tower on East 37th Street, New York City
September 23, 2016 6:30 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
New York City has always been at the forefront of architecture and urban design. Some of the world's most recognizable buildings are located there. And with developable land becoming rarer in ... read more

AQUABELLA: 3XN Design Joining Tridel's Bayside Community

AQUABELLA at Bayside, Toronto, by Tridel, 3XN
September 23, 2016 4:28 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
While a cacophony of cranes and construction already flanks Queens Quay East, Toronto's East Bayfront community appears to have plenty further to go in the coming years, with a wealth of new ... read more

Rental Tower at 89 Church Reviewed at Community Consultation

September 23, 2016 2:52 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Planned to replace a surface parking lot at the corner of Church and Lombard, a proposal for a 49-storey rental tower at 89 Church Street was assessed by members Toronto's St. Lawrence community ... read more

Construction Soon to Begin for Boutique Hotel on Camden Street

Ground level, 51 Camden Street, image via submission to City of Toronto
September 23, 2016 11:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
It's been a busy year for partners Carbon Hospitality, Zinc Developments, and the Alterra Group, as the companies have been guiding a new boutique hotel project in Toronto's King ... read more

Images Showcase Unique Geometries of FMC Tower

FMC Tower extends Philadelphia skyline, Brandywine Pelli Clarke Michael W Murphy
September 23, 2016 9:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The 49-storey FMC Tower has risen just two blocks away from Philadelphia's 30th Street Station and the original glass-clad Cira Centre complex. Developed by Brandywine Realty Trust for ... read more

8 Elm Street Proposal Met With Hostility from Local Residents

8 Elm Park Properties Inc, Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, 8 Elm, Toronto
September 22, 2016 4:55 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
It was a passionate crowd that attended the first public consultation for 8 Elm Street, a proposal that would see an 80-storey 259.5-metre tower erected on a 658-square-metre site near the ... read more

Below Grade Structure Progressing at The Craftsman in Clarkson

Construction of The Craftsman in Mississauga, image by Jack Landau
September 22, 2016 2:58 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A full three months have transpired since our last visit to the site of VANDYK group of companies' The Craftsman Condominium Residences in Mississauga's charming Clarkson Village ... read more

56-Unit Spark Boutique Condo Tower Coming Soon to Midtown Miami

Spark, Spider, Behar, Font & Partners, P. A., Miami, Florida
September 22, 2016 2:55 pm | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
Ground has broken at the future site of Spark, the latest in boutique condo living from Spider Investments. The 56-unit, 28-storey tower will soon rise in the Edgewater district of ... read more

Akelius and Archdesign Modernizing 730 St Clarens Apartments

West facade of 730 St Clarens Avenue, image by Jack Landau
September 22, 2016 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Decades after a rental apartment building boom reshaped Toronto in the 1960s and 70s, many of the post-Corbusian buildings are now in need of repair and renewal. Bringing aging apartment towers up ... read more

Ground Broken for Hotel Tower in Vietnam's Third Largest City

Full view of the Hai Phong Hotel, Vingroup, Humphreys & Partners
September 22, 2016 9:00 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Vietnam's third largest city has celebrated the ground breaking for a 45-storey tower that will be the tallest of its kind in the country's northern coastal region. The Sunday ceremony was ... read more

CTBUH Tours Sun Life Financial and Harbour Plaza Complex

The Sun Life Financial Tower and Harbour Plaza Residences as seen from the west
September 21, 2016 2:58 pm | by Craig White | Comments
One of the largest complexes currently under construction in Downtown Toronto is the Sun Life Financial Tower and Harbour Plaza Residences. Built alongside the Gardiner Expressway where the ... read more

Oak Park Station Development Contributes to Village's Maturation

The 20-storey tower's parking garage being assembled, Chicago, Oak Park, harryc
September 21, 2016 2:55 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
The village of Oak Park just west of Chicago stands in stark contrast to the birth of the skyscraper's sprawling array of highrises. Here, historic homes and districts — once the stomping ... read more

121 East 22nd Street to be OMA's First NYC Residential Project

121 East 22nd Street, Toll Brothers, OMA, SLCE Architects, New York
September 21, 2016 5:55 am | by Adrian Gamble | Comments
The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has released renderings for what will soon become the firm's first residential project to date in New York City. Known for now as 121 East ... read more

New Photos Show Impressive Scale of Palais de Justice

Four stacked glassy volumes, Palais de Justice, Paris, Renzo Piano, Vincent !
September 20, 2016 9:00 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Residents of Clichy-Batignolles on the northern edge of central Paris have been craning their necks a lot lately, owing to a 160-metre skyscraper with 38 floors that has risen in their ... read more