Posts filed under: Architecture

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage another luxury property in the heart of Beijing, scheduled to open in 2017, in the Wangfujing district of the capital city. Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing will be located in the...
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When Krissada Sukosol Clapp, the award-winning film actor and frontman of Thai indie rock band Pru, first envisionedThe Siam, all he had in mind was a decidedly modest building out of which he would also house his extensive collection of...
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The Real Deal hears rumblings that a Qatari investor is eyeing a monstrous spread that would cost around $250 million, making it easily the most expensive home in New York City. It would completely obliterate the current record, the $100...
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A tower designed in 2006 by French Pritzker Prize laureate Jean Nouvel is joining the high-flyer ranks of the New York City skyline. Dubbed 53 W 53 for its location next to the Museum of Modern Art, the 82-story, 1,050-foot-tall...
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  Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp has officially listed a 37-acre village in Plan de le Tour, France, for sale at almost $26 million. Depp’s estate lies around 17 miles away from destination hot spot Saint Tropez and...
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NY YIMBY got its hands on a new rendering of Michael Shvo’s 125 Greenwich Street, set to be the tallest residential tower south of 57th Street upon its completion (and probably set to be usurped by multiple other new towers...
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Huffington Post contributor Rabbi Judith HaLevy visited the newest Gehry exhibit in Paris: I do not know whether or not Frank Gehry, (née Goldberg) intended to build an ark as the latest addition to the museums of Paris, but the...
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    A Frank Gehry-designed office and apartment building near Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate is up for sale, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The four-story DZ Bank building at Pariser Platz 3 is being marketed by BNP...
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    Singapore architect Chan Soo Khian is fast making the Big Apple his main hunting ground, with four projects under his belt in New York this year alone. As well as two condominiums in the west side – one that...
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    David Chipperfield is looking surprisingly diminutive today. Silver‑haired, dressed in black trousers, a black poloneck and thick black-framed glasses, he is surrounded by key Italian journalists and magazine editors, plus an entourage of chicly dressed staff, also clad...
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