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23-05-2006 > Dubai To Copy Gold Coast Record Residential

Q1 Gold CoastThey say that imitation is the biggest form of flattery and in Dubai they are literally taking this to new heights with the announcement by Aussie developer the Sunland Group, and Dubai developer Arabtec, that the tallest all residential building in the world will be copied literally block for block apart for the small issue of height.

16-05-2006 > Japan Set For Worlds Tallest

Sumida Tower TokyoThe Japanese are in danger of stealing the thunder from Dubai in the race for the world's new tallest free-standing structure with a 610 metre tall tower due to start construction imminently that has become a symbol of Japanese technological prowess and national pride.

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16-05-2006 > Huge New Age Complex Visions In Israel

Emuna Eilat Centre for World Peace, Belief and UnityThe Israeli city of Elitat, dubbed by some the Riveria of the Red Sea, could be set to get one of the most unusual tall buildings ever proposed. Emuna Eilat will be a development for "world peace, belief and unity" consisting of a 12 pointed 3 dimensional star - in effect a series of interlocking 5 sided pyramids, the shape the Israelis call a Merkabah.

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15-05-2006 > Pakistan Set For New Tallest Construction

The Sheik Zayed Centre PakistanWhat will be the tallest building on the Indian sub continent is looking like starting construction any day now in the Pakistani city of Lahore. The Sheik Zayed Complex and designed by architects, Turner International, saw groundwork begin yesterday to prepare the site for construction.

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08-05-2006 > British Firms Design Two Moscow Whoppers

City Palace MoscowScottish architecture firm RMJM, infamous for designing the much delayed Scottish Parliament, are twisting with joy that they have won the battle to design a new skyscraper in Moscow.

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01-09-2005 > New 100m Tall Proposed For Dublin

Point Village DublinThe Irish capital may be set to get another tower with the announcement by developer and entrepreneur Harry Crosbie of a 700 million Euro scheme at ‘Point Village’ next to North Wall Quay in the burgeoning docklands area in Dublin.

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29-04-2005 > Grand Plans For Dublins Grand Canal Square

Park Hyatt DublinGrand Canal Square in Dublin looks set to get a dramatic and bold architectural makeover with the announcement by the Dublin Docklands Development Authority that Devey Group are preferred bidder to develop the area around it and build the new Performing Arts Centre.

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07-05-2006 > Welcome to the New Section

No ImageThis is our new section and its about the world. For years skyscrapernews has been looking purely at what's happening in the U.K. When we started off we just looked at the bigger projects but as time has gone on we've started looking past that to smaller ones too.

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16-06-2005 > Dublin To Get First 100m Plus Building

Heuston Gate tower Dublin IrelandWhat will be Dublin's tallest building, Heuston Gate, has been given the thumbs up by an Board Pleanála, the local planning board. The largely residential 32 floor tower which has been designed by Paul Keogh Architects for the Office of Public Works to sit on a site near Heuston Station and reach 117m to roof and 134m to the tip of the spire.

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