Many of the tallest structures in the world are not designed by starchitects, and you’ve likely never seen them [...] dozens of nearly anonymous towers around the United States, most in small rural communities, dwarf all but the tallest man-made structures in the world.
Take the KVLY-TV Tower in Blanchard, North Dakota, a township of 26 people north of Fargo. At 2,063 feet (628.8 meters), it’s the tallest structure in the western hemisphere and the fourth-tallest structure in the world. — Re:form
Results are out for the Çanakkale Antenna Tower competition, Turkey's first international competition since 1997. After being shortlisted in Stage Two, Powerhouse Company & IND (Inter.National.Design) won 1st Prize out of 8 finalist teams, including renowned names like Sou Fujimoto and Snøhetta. The city's government plans to have the 100-meter broadcasting tower completed in 2015.
The Colloquium and Award Ceremony will take place on March 15 in Çanakkale. — bustler.net
Below is the complete list of finalist rankings.Pictured above: 1st Prize: Powerhouse Company & IND (Inter.National.Design)2nd Prize: Snøhetta & Özer/Ürger Architects & Battle Mccarthy 3rd Prize: AL_A1st Mention: TEGET (Teğet Mimarlık. Consultants: Yonca Çeltikçi, Mehmet...
The Turkish Çanakkale Antenna Tower International Competition has announced eight firms that passed the pre-selection hurdle and can now proceed to the second stage for design development. The jury selected the finalists from a pool of 130 eligible applicants. The teams will now have until February 15, 2014 to submit their design proposals. — bustler.net
The list of finalists comprises: Sou Fujimoto Architects Snøhetta & Özer/Ürger Architects & Battle Mccarthy Ian Ritchie Architects & Arup AL_A Powerhouse Company & IND [Inter.National.Design] TEGET OLAF GIPSER & ARUP & Deniz Aslan FR-EE/Fernando Romero...
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