One of my favorite memories of my last trip to Tokyo. Arrived at sunset and watched how the city is changing, breathtaking and absolutely beautiful. One of the happiest moments in my life, felt very calm and at ease.
An 800-foot-tall triangular building called Torre Reforma in Mexico City will become Latin America's tallest exposed-concrete structure. To allow the walls to bend instead of break during an earthquake, the facade has irregularly spaced gaps to accommodate the flexion
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(Courtesy Takumi Ota, Shinkenchiku, via Kengo Kuma) Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has given an office in Nomi, Japan, a carbon fiber curtain that spans out
One of the newest buildings to join Mexico City’s skyline is more than just an iconic landmark—the mixed-used tower is also impressively seismic-resistant and energy efficient. Engineered by Arup, the recently completed Torre Reforma is a three-sided concrete high-rise that’s pre-certified as a LEED Platinum Core and Shell project. This stunning feat of engineering is built to withstand lateral loads, high winds, and the full range of earthquake activity projected for a period of 2,500…