e enjte, 26 korrik 2007

Buildings uploaded on July 26, 2007

Here are the buildings uploaded since my last post.

Dubai, UAE

Burj Dubai

The Burj Dubai (Arabic: برج دبي Dubai Tower ) is a supertall skyscraper currently under construction in the New Downtown of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Although not yet complete, it is currently the tallest high-rise building in the world. When it is completed, it will be the tallest man-made structure in the world. Scheduled for occupancy in 2009, the building is part of a 2 km² (1 mi²) development located at the "First Interchange" (aka "Defence roundabout") along Sheikh Zayed Road at Doha Street. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM) of Chicago is the lead architect, structural engineer and mechanical engineer of the Burj. George Efstathiou of SOM is the Managing Partner on the project, while Adrian Smith, formerly of SOM, was the Design Partner.

Kabul, Afghanistan

Rabia Balkhi Hospital, Kabul

Building of the Rabia Balkhi Hospital, located at the Kabul river in the citýs center.

Klaipeda, Lithuania



10a gyv. Namas

Weißenburg (Germany) and vicinity

Ellingen - St. Georg church

The catholic parish church St. Georg was build in the years 1729 to 1731 by plans of Franz Joseph Roth. It replaces older churches at this location. An interesting detail in this church is the statue of the archangel St. Michael near the lectern. It wears a bomb splinter in his hand instead of his sword, which fell victem to a bomb attack in1945. The chirch is surrounded by the former graveyard, which is now abandoned. Along the graveyard's outer walls are the new places of several tombstones that have survived the bomb attack.

Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain

Auna Building

Edificio Suecia

Katowice, Poland

Katowice - Hotel "Silesia"

London, England

King's Reach Tower, London (2006 version)

King's Reach Tower stands at 111m tall making it the second tallest building in Southwark after Guy's Tower. Built in 1978 the office has a total of 30 floors and 25,455 sq m of floorspace. The reason it looks so similar to Tower 42 is because they both share the same Architect. Soon the building will be recladded and an extra 4 floors shall be added to the building making it 130m tall, still short of Guy's Tower by 13m.

1 West India Quay, London

1 West India Quay, built in 2004, is one the the most recent tall towers to have been built in Canary Wharf. The building stands at 111m tall and costed £220,000,000 to build. The building is a partly residential and partly hotel building. The bottom 12 floors belong to Marriott Hotel and floors 13-32 contail 158 appartments. Despite its height, Contary to Common believe this is not London's tallest residential building.

Blackheath Church

Located in Blackheath, South London, just minutes walk from Greenwich Park, a beautiful church in the City with the feeling of being in the country.

The Dome - 'O2'

Built to celebrate the Millenium - and now reincarnated seven years later as the 'O2', with arena, cinema, nightclub, cafes and more!

Frankfurt am Main (Mainhatten), Germany

Theodor-Heuss-Allee 110

Buenos Aires, Argentina

torres catalinas plaza / alem

Torre Madero

Bank Boston tower

137 mts height, 450 feets / 35 floors / construction ends 2001

Torre IBM Argentina

Mar del Plata, Argentina

9 de Julio y Peralta Ramos

Los Angeles, California

222 North Sepulveda

222 North Sepulveda rises 24 floors and was completed in 1982. It stands as the tallest building in the city of El Segundo. The Blue Marble Project is carefully building high quality digital 3D models from around the world. Blue Marble taps into the talent of world-class digital artists to deliver content streamlined for Google Earth, one building, city or district at a time. Want to see more of your world in 3D? Visit http://igloostudios.com/blue for a full listing of digital assets and services. Model created by Patrick Griffin.

Wedbush Building

KB Home Los Angeles Headquarters

Figueroa Plaza

New York City, New York

Two Broadway

Architect: Emery Roth & Sons. Owner: Metropolitan Transit Authority. - The building originally had a 50's grey, checkerboard facade simular Jacob K. Javits Federal Building. In the mid 90's the building was recladded to a glass wall of alternate-sized glass panes of a blue-green tint.

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