3BEIRUT – Beirut
Foster + Partners and SV Properties & Construction are creating 3 iconic buildings that rise out of the city with views of historic Wadi Abu Jamil to the stunning mountains to the East. The high-rise development is strategically located with direct pedestrian routes that connect to the historic city centre and the harbour at the Med Sea. Time has been invested in the design to create a sophisticated, appealing atmosphere with terraces, high windows, grand ceilings and landscaped roofs.
One Blackfriars – London
Set to tower 50 storeys over the London skyline, One Blackfriars is designed by award-winning SimpsonHaugh & Partners Architects. With 274 residential apartments, a boutique hotel, shops, café, restaurant and a new landscaped piazza for the public the high rise is generating a lot of excitement.
One57 – New York
Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc, the high-rise reaches more than 1,000 feet above 57th Street south of Central Park. The development features 92 apartments with luxury amenities. The building will also have a 24-hour doorman and concierge service, other features include an indoor pool, fitness centre, private dining room, library and lounge area.
BOLD Sky Villas – Amsterdam
The Sky Villas consists of 184 to 269 square metres of luxury, located on the highest floors of a striking high-rise building. The aim for BOLD is for residents to enjoy a personal experience, this is achieved by amenities such as a wine cellar, gym, sauna, cinema and additional space for events and storage.
Harumi high-rise – Tokyo
This 170-meter-high rise in Tokyo will be the location of 883 apartments with luxury amenities including events rooms, gyms, library and restaurants. The envisioned style is stone and wood finishings with outdoor areas featuring water basin and hovering steps fitting with Japanese authentic roots.
Sky Tower – Limassol
Unique residential high rise with 23 floors located in Limassol providing panoramic sea views, the apartments will be finished with marble floor and walls in bathrooms and toilets, high ceilings, underfloor heating, air conditioning, with penthouses enjoying private roof terraces and pools. The high-rise also features a concierge service, SPA, outdoor/indoor pool, gym and tennis court. Set in the heart of Limassol the complex blends the urban landscape with the sought-after tourist area known for its sophistication with features like the marina, beach, restaurants and shops.
Lakhta Centre – St Petersburg
The Lahkta Centre is a unique, iconic and innovative skyline located in St Petersburg, Russia. Its design was inspired by its surroundings, the city’s architecture and canals, hence the barbed design and sleek curved facade. The exterior features numerous parks, social and cultural facilities. The entire structure is environmentally friendly, resulting in innovative and energy efficiency solutions. Innovations include features that maximize the daylight amount let in and minimize the amount of heat loss during cold winter days and nights. Excess heat is stored and channelled into a special heating system that keeps the entire skyline warm in times of need. This is but one of the features of this fascinating structure.