As the global economy continuously to robust, construction of exceptional high buildings are also prolonged on fast tempo. The architecture field foresees an aloft escalation in the coming 12 months.
According to the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) at least 100 new structures with a height of more than 200m will be completed before the end of 2014.
Base on the analysis of the financial and architectural forecasters, the Middle East and China are the areas for widespread increase in the design and completion of tall buildings.
Structure works are carrying on all over UAE, boosted by the preparation of Expo 2020. On the other countries like Qatar for the World Cup and Saudi Arabian infrastructure and homes demand as mechanism, while state subsidies for construction in China mean developers minimize financial risk when undertaking large-scale projects.
Grand projects on progress are Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower – set to rise to a height of 1km as construction continues throughout the coming year.
By the end of 2014 is Sheffield Holdings’ Marina 101 in Dubai, which is set to be the world’s tallest residential tower is completed.
New York’s Freedom Tower – or One World Trade Center – is now complete apart from some interior work and is currently advertising for occupants.
Also work on London’s Pinnacle – a 63-storey twisted tower – is set to start once again after it was halted due to financial concerns in 2011.
Among these projects, it shows that the 2014’s well know design is sustainability and slenderness.