Archinect - News 2016-05-01T19:12:10-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149939784/a-notch-taller-than-burj-khalifa-check-out-these-new-renderings-of-santiago-calatrava-s-megatall-dubai-tower "A notch taller" than Burj Khalifa: check out these new renderings of Santiago Calatrava's megatall Dubai tower Alexander Walter 2016-04-11T19:35:00-04:00 >2016-04-13T00:18:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jj/jj5j5wj8fk3b8ujy.jpg" width="514" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Back in February, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147749077/santiago-calatrava-to-design-a-seemingly-supertall-observation-tower-in-dubai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Santiago Calatrava was announced</a> the winner of the&nbsp;competition to design an observation tower for the massive Dubai Creek Harbor development: a showstopping (it's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/10250/dubai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dubai</a> after all) megatall and superslender observation tower, soon to be "<a href="http://bustler.net/news/4686/santiago-calatrava-soars-over-competition-with-winning-dubai-tower-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">as great as the Burj Khalifa and the Eiffel Tower</a>."</p><p>Now the&nbsp;project's developer, Emaar Properties, has revealed further details about the design and released new fancy renderings to gaze at.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/12/126ig0g342oiu6up.jpg"></p><p>"The design has clear reference to the classic art from the past and the culture of the place while serving as a great technological achievement," said Santiago Calatrava about his competition winner. "In my whole career, I have perceived technology as a vehicle to beauty and to art. This project envisages an artistic achievement in itself, inspired by the idea of welcoming people, not only from Dubai and the UAE, but from the entire world. It is a symbol of an abiding belief in progress."</p><p>Asked about the final height of the ambitious structure, Em...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/147749077/santiago-calatrava-to-design-a-seemingly-supertall-observation-tower-in-dubai Santiago Calatrava to design a seemingly supertall observation tower in Dubai Justine Testado 2016-02-09T18:52:00-05:00 >2016-02-11T23:19:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5o/5opdwim0dtd1yi8i.jpg" width="514" height="964" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Santiago Calatrava won the competition to design an observation tower for the Dubai Creek Harbor development in the city...Calatrava's winning design was met with approval this past weekend from Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the [UAE] and Ruler of Dubai. 'This architectural wonder will be as great as the Burj Khalifa and the Eiffel Tower,' he commented on Calatrava's proposal.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pp/ppwcvrrfoapld3id.jpg"></p><p>Thoughts?</p><p>You can also find more images of the project&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/santiago_calatrava_wins_dubai_creek_harbor_tower/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/76678983/wutai-mountain-viewing-tower-vii-by-yaohua-wang-architecture Wutai Mountain Viewing Tower VII by Yaohua Wang Architecture Alexander Walter 2013-07-09T16:22:00-04:00 >2013-07-15T19:13:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n2/n2h4daxsucdg007f.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>LA-based architect Yaohua Wang - whose previous project submissions managed to polarize the audience like no one else - has sent us his latest project, a design proposal for a viewing tower at Wutai Mountain in China.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously featured <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/28312592/yaohua-wang" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yaohua Wang</a> works:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/43702808/amsterdam-iconic-pedestrian-bridge-entry-by-yaohua-wang-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Entry by Yaohua Wang Architecture</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/36795350/taiyuan-theater-iv-by-yaohua-wang-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Taiyuan Theater IV by Yaohua Wang Architecture</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/28495457/nanjing-lab-by-yaohua-wang-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nanjing Lab by Yaohua Wang Architecture</a></li> </ul><p> Let us know what you think in the comment section below!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/63751064/big-designs-sexy-observation-tower-for-phoenix BIG Designs Sexy Observation Tower for Phoenix Alexander Walter 2012-12-19T17:19:00-05:00 >2012-12-28T06:34:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d9/d931udoz8mytghxj.jpg" width="514" height="377" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>News just broke that BIG has been commissioned to design a sleek 420 ft tall mixed-use observation tower for Phoenix, Arizona. 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