Archinect - News 2014-11-26T02:57:02-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/76744179/largest-building-in-the-world-opens-in-china-complete-with-indoor-seaside Largest building in the world opens in China – complete with indoor seaside Archinect 2013-07-10T12:40:00-04:00 >2013-07-15T19:11:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jh/jhrpcbxnfeqygul0.jpg" width="514" height="215" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A 100m tall cliff-face of blue mirrored glass, stretching 500m along a triumphal plaza, the New Century Global Centre houses an entire seaside resort, along with a 14-screen Imax cinema, Olympic-sized ice rink, two five-star hotels and its own Mediterranean shopping village &ndash; all wrapped with a vast ribbon of offices. Sprawling for 1.7m square metres, it could fit 20 Sydney Opera Houses beneath its glass roof.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/58161234/mayor-bloomberg-unveils-plans-to-build-world-s-tallest-ferris-wheel Mayor Bloomberg Unveils Plans To Build World's Tallest Ferris Wheel Archinect 2012-09-27T19:55:00-04:00 >2012-10-03T19:16:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q9/q9gjpnt8vpigsoqt.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Mayor Bloomberg today will unveil plans to transform Staten Island&rsquo;s waterfront by building the world&rsquo;s largest Ferris wheel along with a new retail complex and hotel on sites adjacent to Richmond County Bank Ballpark in St. George. The New York Wheel will be built just to the north of the ballpark and be 625 feet tall &ndash; 84 feet higher than the Singapore Flyer, currently the tallest Ferris wheel in the world.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/28387255/moscow-s-observation-wheel Moscow's Observation Wheel Archinect 2011-11-22T16:40:21-05:00 >2011-11-26T12:40:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e7/e74c7149302a1422aa25610d465c6808.jpg" width="514" height="480" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a bid to bolster tourism in Moscow, plans are underway to build what could become the tallest observation wheel in the world. The graphic below breaks down the proposed wheel, possible locations and compares it to other giant observation wheels in the world.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>