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One of the most impressive constructions by the architect Sáenz de Oiza is the Torres Blancas building in Madrid, one of the masterpieces of the style known as Spanish extreme organicism.

Through this project, Spanish architecture of the time aimed to demonstrate its will to excel, and the..

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The Met

Bangkok, Thailand

WOHA’s design explores strategies of high-density living in a high-rise tropical environment. The concept for The Met is to develop an advanced form of high-rise living for the tropics, developed less from western temperate models than from research on possibilities of low-wind, tropical climate..

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Newton Suites

Singapore, Singapore

This high-rise apartment in an established area was designed in 2003 and completed in June 2007. The 36 storey tower incorporates 118 apartments with views towards the verdant Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and the city skyline.

Attention to detail, proportions and scale, ensures that the..

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The Headquarters of the World Organization is located on an 18-acre site on the East side of Manhattan. It is an international zone belonging to all Member States. The United Nations has its own security force, fire department and postal administration.

The Headquarters consist of four main..

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Youth Palace

Yerevan, Armenia
by Arthur Tarkhanyan

The Youth Palace was constructed in the end if the 1960s by A.Tarkhanyan, G. Poghosyan, S. Khachikyan and M. Zaqaryan. Resembling and often called a giant corncob, the Youth Palace was a large building on the fringe of central Yerevan, with a hotel, swimming pool, marriage hall (ZAKS), and other..

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Velasca Tower

Milan, Italy
by Ernesto Nathan Rogers, ...

The Torre Velasca (Velasca Tower, in English) is a skyscraper built in 1950s by the BBPR architectural partnership, Milan, Italy. The tower is approximately 100 metres tall and has a peculiar and characteristic mushroom-like shape. The building responds to its prominent location near the Milan..

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The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high. Its name..

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Minoru Yamasaki

Troy, Michigan, USA
born 1912, Seattle, Washington

Minoru Yamasaki (December 1st, 1912 – February 7th, 1986) was an American architect, best known for his design of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, buildings 1 and 2. Yamasaki was a prominent architect of the 20th century, he and fellow architect Edward Durell Stone are generally..

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César Pelli

New Haven, USA
born 1926, San Miguel de Tucumán

Cesar Pelli (born on October 12, 1926 in San Miguel de Tucumán) was an Argentinian-born American architect who is known for having designed some of the world's tallest buildings like the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the World Financial Center complex in downtown Manhattan. Cesar Pelli..

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Petronas Twin Towers

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
by César Pelli

The towers were designed by Argentinian architect César Pelli. They chose a distinctive postmodern style to create a 21st century icon for Kuala Lumpur. Planning on the Petronas Towers started on 1 January 1992 and included rigorous tests and simulations of wind and structural loads on the..

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Frederick Philip Dinkelberg

New York, USA
born 1858, Lancaster

Frederick Philip Dinkelberg was an American architect best known for being Daniel Burnham's associate for the design of the Flatiron Building in Manhattan, New York City. He practiced in New York City from 1881 to c.1891, and after that was based in Chicago, Illinois.

Fred Dinkelberg began his..

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John Hancock Center

Chicago, USA
by Bruce Graham, ...

The John Hancock Center, at 875 North Michigan Avenue in the Streeterville area of Chicago, Illinois, United States, is a 100-story, 1,127-foot (344 m) tall skyscraper, constructed under the supervision of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, with chief designer Bruce Graham and structural engineer..

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The Seagram Building is a skyscraper, located at 375 Park Avenue, between 52nd Street and 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The structure was designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe while the lobby and other internal aspects were designed by Philip Johnson including The Four Seasons..

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Aqua Tower

Chicago, USA
by Jeanne Gang, ...

At 82 stories and over 1.9 million sf, Aqua Tower is one of few high-rises in the world that creates a community on its façade. With a hotel, apartments, condominiums, parking, offices, and one of Chicago’s largest green roofs, this multi-use tower demonstrates both architectural and technical..

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The World Trade Center is a complex of various buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States, replacing an earlier complex with the same name on the same site. The original World Trade Center was a complex of seven buildings. It featured landmark twin towers, which opened on April 4,..

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Foster + Partners

London, United Kingdom
est. 1967, London

Foster + Partners is an architectural firm that was founded in London in 1967. The practice is led by its founder and Chairman, Norman Foster, and has constructed many high-profile glass-and-steel buildings.

The architecture firm, Foster Associates, was established by Norman Foster shortly..

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Marseille, France
by Zaha Hadid

The CMA CGM tower is part of the city of Marsielle’s urban regeneration plans, Euroméditerranée, which is located 1km north from the historic centre and sits adjacent to the commercial port. Zaha Hadid Architects designed and completed the project in 2011.

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The site is..

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The Palace of the Soviets was to be a major congress hall and administrative centre in Moscow, near the Kremlin. The project was never realised but the winning neoclassical design was by Boris Iofan. The site was to be where the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour had been demolished. If the..

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Sky Tower

Auckland, New Zealand
by Craig Moller

The Sky Tower in Auckland is 328m (1,076 ft) tall and is the largest free standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere. The building is used as an observation and telecommunications tower and is located in Auckland's CBD. It was completed in 1997 and designed by Craig Craig Moller Architects.
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Architectural Concept of International Business Centre with “Intercontinental” Hotel Complex in Yerevan city

Address: Saralandji str., Yerevan city, Armenia
Area: 7041.0 m²
Project year: 2010

1. Functional organization

The complex consists of:

Hotel with sports-health,..

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