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Moscow City Evolution Tower

Upward Spiral: Moscow’s City Evolution Tower

The Evolution Tower (aka City Palace Tower or Wedding Palace) has arguably become Moscow City’s new architectural landmark. Located in the high-rise business district on the Presnenskaya Embankment, the tower’s iconic spiral design celebrates the speed and energy of urban life in Moscow.

Africa Construction Summit 2017

Tapping into Africa’s growth opportunities

The Africa Construction Summit 2017 held in Munich last week, was a unique opportunity for international construction industry professionals to meet in Europe with key players from Africa and gain access to major infrastructure and construction projects.

World’s Longest Glass Pedestrian Bridge

World’s Longest Glass Pedestrian Bridge

The record breaking bridge seems to float 300 meters (1,000 ft) above the ground, suspended between two mountain cliffs in Zhangjiajie park. The bridge is designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan with visitors crossing 99 panels of clear glass on this see-through walkway to reach the opposite cliff.

transparency as design element

Transparency as a Design Element

From storefronts and window panes to the most stunning state-of-the-art buildings around the world, the role of glass in architecture has evolved immensely over the years. The ubiquity of glass facades and structures is echoed on glass’ abilities to enhance, diffuse, reflect and transfer light as a result of its transparency.


Indoor Park in Stockholm Shrouded in Glass

Stockholm, like many other cities, has a major need for more non-commercial public indoor environments. Utopia Arkitekter wants to start a discussion in Stockholm: how do we manage and develop our public spaces?


Façade Market Analysis & Forecasts, 2013-202

The global facades market size is expected to reach USD 339.46 billion by 2024, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The surge in the adoption of advanced eco-friendly facades across North America and Europe is anticipated to fuel the market growth in the coming years.