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Viñoly unveils his plans for iconic London tower
Plans for a new 630ft tower at 20 Fenchurch Street, EC3 were unveiled this week. Designed by New York and London based Rafael Viñoly Architects, the proposed building will replace an existing tower on the site. The visually stunning design will provide a large, unique space for public functions in the form of a ‘Skyroom’ at the 40th level. This will feature a four-storey high window and an outside roof terrace providing 360 degree panoramic views ..............more
 
Amsterdam. Tony Fretton Architects is designing five freestanding apartment blocks within a new development in Amsterdam West master planned by Geurst & Schulze for Proper Stok Woningen Bv. Four of the five buildings are designed around a courtyard to provide a serene centre to the development. A large-scale paving ..............more
 
Atlanta. The Atlanta High Museum of Art has completed a major expansion designed by Renzo Piano with specialist engineering by Arup. Working collaboratively with the architectural team, Arup played an integral part in the development of the roof day-lighting system. ..............more
 
Lisbon. Baltimore based DDG completes vast mall in Portugal Standing adjacent to a major Lisbon highway, the newly opened Loureshopping building encloses the hypermarket, a six-screen cinema, bowling alley and a wide array of retail and dining options with an extensive glass facade which also opens up the ..............more
 
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