More stories about High-Rise Projects

  • 930 Poydras Residential Tower, New Orleans

    Eskew+Dumez+Ripple designed welcoming social spaces into a 250-unit building.

  • fractal simile

    John Holmes, AIA, and Mack Selberg, AIA, have been talking for years about designing a building based upon fractal geometry. So, when some forward-thinking developers approached Holmes to do a multifamily high-rise in Portland, Ore.'s Pearl District, he called upon his old friend for help.

  • vertical landscape

    Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, makes no bones about the steamy climate in Nausori, Fiji, where his firm, Studio Pali Fekete architects (SPF:a), is designing a pair of residential towers. Within this extreme environment, Culver City, Calif.-based Pali and his team created an evocative design that turns...

  • on the boards: above it all

    With the Q, a minimalist tower draped in glass, Jonathan Segal, FAIA, is taking his ideas for energy-sipping design to a new level. Segal plans to spend $11 million—his biggest investment so far—to construct the seven-story building in San Diego's Little

  • castles in the sky

    For sophisticated, affluent homeowners, the cachet of living in a space designed by a marquee-name architect is hard to resist. But until recently, the only residential work most star firms produced was the occasional custom home. And keeping up a single-

  • martin luther king jr. plaza, philadelphia

    Tom Gallas remembers the first meeting he had with the residents of Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, a set of high-rise public housing towers in South Philadelphia.

  • the high life

    For more than four decades, Bertrand Goldberg's Marina City has reigned as one of '' Chicago's signature landmarks. Famously dubbed the “corncob towers,” the 60-story mixed-use complex houses 900 apartments, located above the buildings' 20th levels for prime city and lake views.