Posts tagged ‘tower’

September 15, 2010

2016 Olympic Games: Rio Solar City Tower

by Matt Forcey

Designed by the Swiss firm RAFAA for the International Architecture Competition for the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, the proposed structure is both beautiful and green. Named the Solar City Tower, the building is adorned with solar panels that can be used to help make Rio’s Olympics the first ever zero-carbon games.

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September 15, 2010

Nakheel Tower Designed to be World’s Tallest Skyscraper at Height of 1.4km

by Matt Forcey

Designed for Dubai by Woods Bagot, the Nakheel Tower is planned to be the world’s tallest skyscraper. The towering spire would stand over a kilometer tall, measuring in at 1,400 meters (4,593 ft) and putting the Burj Khalifa to shame. The tower is part of a much larger marina development in Dubai and also designed to LEED standards – that is if it ever gets built.

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September 6, 2010

Swimming on the Edge

by Matt Forcey

The Marina Bay Sands hotel is located in Singapore has been designed with one goal in mind, to be the leading business, leisure and entertainment destination in Asia. It holds the title of the most expensive hotel built till this day, as its investment by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation reaches $5 billion. The Marina Bay Sands hotel is a mixed-use integrated resort with

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