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The Trump International Hotel and Tower, also known as Trump Tower Chicago and locally as the Trump Tower, is a skyscraper condo-hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois. The building, named after real estate developer Donald Trump, was designed by architect Adrian Smith of Skidmore, Owings and..

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The Seven Sisters is a group of Moscow skyscrapers designed in the Stalinist style. They were built from 1947 to 1953, in an elaborate combination of Russian Baroque and Gothic styles, and the technology used in building American skyscrapers. The seven are: Hotel Ukraina, Kotelnicheskaya..

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Ashot Mndoyants

Moscow, Russia
born 1910, Moskow

Ashot Mndoyants is a Russian architect, well known for his design of the Kudrinskaya Square, one of the Stalinist towers, named the Seven Sisters in Moscow. Mndoyants designed together with Mikhail V. Posokhin. He also collaborated with Mikhail Posokhin on the SEV Building in 1963 and the..

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Moscow City

Moscow, Russia
by Erik van Egeraat, ...

Moscow City, now called Moscow International Business Centre (IBC), is a large commercial development zone situated in the Presnensky District in Western Moscow. The goal of the Moscow IBC is to create the first mixed development zone in Russia combining business activities, residential areas and..

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The Capital City Towers are two highrise buildings composed of a number of stacked offset cubes north of Moscow's historical centre. The 300.000 m2 project which is part of the redevelopment area Moscow City comprises not only the two towers to the north, of 62 and 73 stories, it is also preceded..

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The Imperial II is a twin-tower residential skyscraper complex in Mumbai that is one of the tallest completed buildings in India. Designed by Hafeez Contractor, the Imperial is built on former slum land in Tardeo, South Mumbai and is perhaps Contractor's most recognizable project to date. The..

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William Le Baron Jenney

Chicago, USA
born 1832, Fairhaven, Massachusetts

William LeBaron Jenney (September 25, 1832 – June 14, 1907) was an American architect and engineer who is known for building the first skyscraper in 1884 and became known as the Father of the American skyscraper. The earliest of several American architects who pioneered high-rise skyscraper..

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