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10-07-2012 > Worlds Blingest Car Park Planned In Macedonia

Katna Garage, SkopjeThe Macedonian capital city of Skopje will soon have what is probably one of the most ostentatious car parks in the world with the successful auction of a land parcel close to old railway station completed.

22-06-2012 > BIG Plans For Bordeaux

Maison de l’Économie Créative et de la Culture en Aquitaine, BordeauxHaving beat off stiff competition from SANAA, W-Architectures and French architects FLINT it has been announced that architectural firm Big, in conjunction with FREAKS Freearchitects have won yet another competition, this time to design a new cultural centre for the French city of Bordeaux.

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14-06-2012 > Hubris Nemesis Catharsis Offers Hope In Athens

Hubris Nemesis Catharsis, AthensWith most skyscraper proposals designed to woo the rich and affluent among society it's rare to see a proposal targeted at the more down and out section of society.

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04-06-2012 > Anglo Irish Bank Building To Rise From Ashes

Anglo Irish HeadquartersAn announcements has been made that Central Bank of Ireland, in a deal with NAMA (National Assets Management Agency), have purchased the Anglo Irish Bank Building located on the North Wall on Dublin's Docklands for a mere 7 million euros.

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25-04-2012 > Nouvels Tin Foil Tower Winners

Duo, ParisLeading French architect Jean Nouvel, along with developer Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines, has designed two new towers to stand in the 13th Arrondissement of Paris at Rive Gauche.

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07-03-2012 > Hermitage Plaza Secures Planning Green Light

Hermitage Plaza, ParisFoster + Partners has secured approval to construct what will be the tallest buildings in Paris, the 320 metre tall Hermitage Plaza, which will be ten metres taller than the Shard in London.

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07-02-2012 > Bratislavas Futuristic New Urban Quarter

Culenova New City , BratislavaOffering a futuristic modernist development is the Zaha Hadid designed Culenova New City in Bratislava, an entry for an international architecture competition that boasts no less than seven towers and a distinctly curvy look.

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12-12-2011 > A Village You Can Ski Over

Levi Ski Village, FinlandChristmas is as famous for Lapland as it is mistletoe and wine, so it’s an appropriate time of year for BIG to win their latest competition for designing a winter wonderland.

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17-04-2012 > Cardins Palace of Light

Palais Lumiere, VeniceFashionistas of the world could soon be vying for the ultimate must-have accessory if proposals for a new skyscraper in Venice get the go ahead.

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27-02-2012 > French Go One Up On The Americans With 6 Sides

L'Hexagone, ParisAlmost everyone on the planet will have heard of the Pentagon in Washington DC, the heart of the American military industrial complex. Now the French Ministry of Defense plans to get in on the action with a rival building imaginatively entitled L'Hexagone because it obviously has six sides, at least in one sense.

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17-01-2012 > Rotterdam Aims For Modern Chinatown

European China Centre, RotterdamThe Chinese diaspora has long been famous with cities throughout the world littered with Chinatowns, with a reputation such that one of the most famous Hollywood movies is even named after them. These days though the Dutch have a rather more modern approach to attracting a Chinese community with mixed use plans for Rotterdam.

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25-11-2011 > Bouyges Win Palais de Justice Contract

Palais de Justice, ParisIn the British city of Birmingham a monumental new courthouse was cancelled to save money. There is no such chance of that happening in France with the announcement that Bouyges is to build a 160 metre tall Renzo Piano design that has been championed by Nicolas Sarkozy.

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