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Category: Skyscrapers

March 12, 2014 /

DC Tower 1
Dominique Perrault
Vienna, Austria

French superstar architect Dominique Perrault is the man behind Vienna’s new landmark showcasing Perrault’s trademark use of big shapes and simple geometry. Named DC Tower 1 due to it’s location in Danube City and its status as one of a pair (the twin building remains on the drawing board) the building reaches a height of 250 meters and 60 floors making it the tallest skyscraper in Austria and a sign of Vienna's increasingly desperate ambition to re-shape Danube City.

February 17, 2014 /

De Rotterdam
OMA
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The new De Rotterdam Tower by OMA creates a city-within-a-city in Rotterdam whilst at the same time referring back to Rem Koolhaas’ early analysis of New York and Bigness. Unintentionally it also proves that what works in Manhattan may not automatically work in the Netherland’s second city.

December 17, 2013 /

Shenzhen Stock Exchange
OMA
Shenzhen, China

From the "VIP Club" on the 46th Floor of the new Shenzhen Stock Exchange, designed by Rem Koolhaas from OMA in Rotterdam, people look down onto a sterile ideal city.

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