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18-11-2011 > BIG Win Paris PARC Competition

Paris PARCProlific Danish architecture firm BIG has won another competition to design another academic building in another major European city - this time Paris.

10-11-2011 > KfW Westarkade Wins CTBUH Prize

KfW Westarkade, FrankfurtOnce again rejecting "proper" skyscrapers, the CTBUH has decided to name a positively shorter development as its building of the year - KfW Westarkade in Frankfurt, Germany.

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11-10-2011 > Stockholms Karolinska Institute

The Karolinska Auditorium, StockholmOne of the largest urban projects in Sweden is Hagastaden, a new urban quarter to be developed on a huge site between Stockholm and Solna.

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29-09-2011 > Bucharest Set For New Cathedral

National Cathedral of Redemption, BucharestAlthough cathedral building has largely stopped in western Europe, a few notable examples aside, those in the East have much making up to do following decades of iconoclasm that saw thousands of religious buildings behind the Iron Curtain destroyed or run down to the point of collapse.

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28-09-2011 > Things Are Crystal Clear In Oslo

Krystallklar, OsloWith massive cushion of oil wealth, Norway is one of the few countries in Europe to not be affected by the world's economic downturn. A number of skyscrapers continue in development in Oslo, one of which is Krystallklar, or Crystal Clear if you speak English.

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16-09-2011 > Santander And Piano Team Up For Gallery

Santander GalleryOne of the world's biggest banks has teamed up with one of the world's most famous architects to show off one of the world's notable collections of contemporary art .

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22-06-2011 > Portholed Student Housing

Gubbangen Student House, StockholmScandinavians may have given us Mamma Mia and Nokia but when it comes to architecture they are rather more cool as this new plan for student hosing in Stockholm goes to show.

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05-05-2011 > Tirana Set For Big New Islamic Centre

Tirana Islamic CentreProlific competition winners BIG have struck again, this time romping home with the winning design for a competition to design a new cultural centre for the Albanian city of Tirana.

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26-09-2011 > Persian Tracery Tower

Persopolis Hotel, MinskPreparation work is underway for a new five star hotel to be located in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. Named the Perspolis Hotel after its main investors, Iranian based Persepolis Invest.

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23-06-2011 > RMJM Design Europes Tallest For Gazprom

Lakhta Business Centre, St PetersburgFollowing previous controversy, Gazprom and RMJM have decided to try again with designing a monumental new tall building for the historic Russian city of St Petersburg.

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09-06-2011 > Bucharest Set For New Joint Tallest

Ana Tower, BucharestThe latest tower soon to rise in the Romanian capital of Bucharest is Ana Tower, a new office building to be situated in the emerging central business district of the capital.

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20-04-2011 > Fuksas Turin Tower Gets Approval

Piedmont Region Grattacielo, TurinWhat will be one of the tallest skyscrapers in Italy has finally been given the go-ahead by the regional government in Piedmont having sloshed around the planning system for years.

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