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A review of 30 years of skyscraper construction in Rotterdam

High-rise buildings are relatively new in Rotterdam. The first tower of more than 100 metres was not completed until the 1970s, and it was not until 1992 that high-rise tower blocks were built. A look back at the years that changed the skyline of the great Dutch port. Tower blocks do not always have a …

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Iconic London sites powered by a Dorset solar farm

This electricity supply contract is the first of its kind to be signed directly between a renewable energy producer and a governing authority in the UK. The 15-year contract will help the UK capital to reduce its energy budget and achieve its ‘net zero’ target. The City of London Corporation is dedicated to « a vibrant …

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An appetizing facade for parisian social housing

As part of the social housing policy set up by the City of Paris, Jean-Christophe Quinton has designed a round and harmonious building with a façade reminiscent of a giant meringue. The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has made accessible housing a priority. Since 2014, the city has been putting nearly 7,000 new social housing …

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Smart, the most intelligent office in all of Spain?

In Barcelona, proptech company Sharry unveiled the first building to use its smart office technology. Called Smart, it is part of a complex located in the high-tech business district 22@. Smart, part of the22@ business and technology district, uses global proptech platform Sharry to digitise access, parking management and visitor experience. Proptech is a term …

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