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Façade detail of anodised aluminium panels with a strong geometrical fold on the 30 storey Communications Tower (one of two linked buildings known as ‘Guy’s Tower’ of Guy’s & St Thomas’ teaching hospital, London. Architects: Penoyre & Prasad

from Bustler

Kathryn Findlay, recipient of the 2014 Jane Drew Prize, dies at 60

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a 114.5 metre tall sculpture and observation tower in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, London.


(FLI) has launched a patented, weld-free method of connecting tube bracing elements in steel frame buildings. The bolted, pressed end connection is based on technology that has been used in communications towers for 30 years, and is formed by a mechanical process that generates a symmetrical fork end in the tube. Because the connection is symmetrical, all loading is applied axially through the connection without the need to worry about eccentric loading.


FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestVKontakteE-mail Located in Çamlica hill, the new communication tower competition entry by RTA is a masterpiece that mixes sculpture and architecture in newly spirit. The new project is meant to replace dozens of irregular and ugly communications towers located on the Çamlıca Hill while also creating a symbol for contemporary Istanbul. More about the project comes after the jump. …