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Chongqing Raffles City, China


Sitting at the confluence of China’s two major rivers, Raffles City Chongqing has become a new symbol for the city, with its design recalling the site’s historic role as an imperial city gate and maritime trading post. This 1,127,000-square-metre development has sparked revitalization around its waterfront site. Located at the heart of one of the world’s fastest growing cities in an area with limited public parks, the development provides…

Murray Road Skyscraper by Zaha Hadid Architects, Hong Kong


Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its design for a sinuous, glass, 36-storey skyscraper, which will be built in Hong Kong at 2 Murray Road on what is reportedly the world's most expensive plot. The form of this 43200 sqm building was based on the shape of the Hong Kong orchid tree, which was previously grown near the site and is the flower at the center of the city's flag.…

Copenhill Power Plant, Denmark


 CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, is a power plant located on an industrial waterfront in Copenhagen, Denmark, that is capable of converting 440,000 tons of waste into clean energy annually. It was designed by BIG to double as public infrastructure, and is complete with tree-lined hiking trails and ski slopes on its roof along with the "tallest artificial climbing wall in the world" on its facade. Aligning with…

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