SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Frank Gehry tops the tables for 2011 Emporis Skyscraper Award

Every year, a dedicated jury selects the top ten tall towers completed in the previous calendar year for the Emporis Skyscraper Award. Of the 220+ skyscrapers entered for the 2011 round, the crème de la crème have now been hand-picked with Frank Gehry’s 8 Spruce Street (also known as ‘New York by Gehry’ and ‘The Beekman’) taking first place. The jury detailed: “8 Spruce Street stands out even in Manhattan’s already remarkable skyline. It is a major new architectural landmark for New York.”

The top ten is as follows:

8 Spruce Street - Gehry Partners LLP
Al Hamra Tower - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Al Jazera Consultants
Etihad Towers - DBI Design (Pty Ltd)
KK100 - Terry Farrell & Partners; HuaSen
Victoria Tower - Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
Great American Tower - HOK
F&F Tower - Pinzón Lozano & Associates Arquitectos
Northeast Asia Trade Tower - Kohn Pedersen Fox; Heerim Architects & Engineers
Reflections at Keppel Bay - Studio Daniel Libeskind; DCA Architects Private Limited
Tianjin Global Financial Center - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; ECADI

More details can be found here.

IN BRIEF
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Shortlist Announced for Taylor Wimpey Project 2020 Design Competition
Fri 15 Jul 2016
Atkins helps secure Asian Development Bank loan for Beijing Air Quality Improvement Program
Tue 12 Jul 2016
Croydon makes the tourist list
Fri 08 Jul 2016
McDowell+Benedetti pursue separate interests
Wed 06 Jul 2016
Eric Owen Moss is honoured in Austria
Tue 28 Jun 2016
Nerin Kadribegovic named partner at Lehrer Architects
Thu 23 Jun 2016
Ambitious public art project will use light to transform London’s relationship with the Thames
Tue 07 Jun 2016
Winner of St Mary Redcliffe Design Competition announced
Fri 03 Jun 2016