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Go-ahead for Calatrava WTC transportation hub
Copyright 2005
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Board of Commissioners has authorized the World Trade Center Transportation Hub project. The design is broadly unchanged from the initial proposals but with a few refinements. This clears the way for a September 6 groundbreaking on a project that will reconnect and expand links between the PATH rapid-transit system.......
Work starts on Europe’s tallest building. Federation Tower, designed by German architects Schweger Partner and nps tchoban voss architects BDA for client Mirax Group will rise to 340 metres, higher than the Foster designed 260-meter (850-foot) Commerzbank tower in Frankfurt......
Zaha Hadid has won the competition to design the main pavilion for the 2008 International Exposition in Zaragoza, Spain beating 14 competition finalists including Richard Rogers, Torres & Martínez Lapeña, and Rafael Moneo. Engineering will be by Ove Arup......
The UK is gearing up for the 2012 Olympics with a series fund raising enterprises being introduced. The UK’s National Lottery funding will contribute up to £1.5 billion towards the costs of the London 2012 Games.....
Plans were unveiled this week for a stunning new tower on the Chicago lakeside. Designed by Santiago Calatrava for clients the Fordham Company, the building, located on a 2.2-acre site near the entrance to Navy Pier, will rise to a height of 1,458 feet (115 stories) and approximately 2,000 feet at the tip of its spire......
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