MICA’s refurbishment of the St Giles Square, Centre Point ground floor for retail uses, has opened up dual aspect views through the building, and visual links from the square to New Oxford Street and Earnshaw Street, London, through carefully detailed glazing
SOM returns to Lever House, 1952, to complete a restoration. A beautiful piece of New York City architecture by Skidmore Owings & Merrill facing Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building and trying to give it a run for its money. International Style skyscraper classic architecture in its day, podium and tower.
Named the world’s Best Tall Building in its category by The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat at the organization’s annual conference, Designed by BIG the Spiral visually extends the landscape of the nearby High Line Park, New York, up and around The Spiral’s exterior, allowing access to outdoor terraces
Skyscrapers in the UK Capital – Sky Garden renewal in July ; London Tall Buildings Survey provides a comprehensive review of all towers over 20 storeys proposed, in planning or under construction across the capital ; Planning permission awarded for striking office building in heart of the City by Make Architects: 40 Leadenhall Street.
Design: Mies van der Rohe architect – one of legendary Modernist Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s most celebrated commissions: 860-880 Lake Shore Drive in downtown Chicago, built in 1949 – 1951. Two 26-story exposed steel and glass apartment towers are set at right angles on an irregular travertine plaza.