The 10 tallest buildings set to top out in 2016-2017 – Page 2 – Architecture & Engineering

The 10 tallest buildings set to top out in 2016-2017

4. World One, Mumbai, India


Credit: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Matching the height of Willis Tower (North America’s #2), this work from Pei Cobb Freed & Partners also reflects Willis’ form – and Chicago’s Trump Tower – with tiered volumes stepping up to 442 metres. It will be among the world’s tallest all-residential structures.

Completion: 2017

5. Nanning Logan Century 1, Nanning, China


Credit: DLN Architects

This number from Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers will climb 383 metres, topped by a helipad. The design mimics and simplifies the neo-Gothic spires of an earlier skyscraper boom à la the Woolworth and Empire State Buildings.

Completion: 2017

6. Three Sixty West Tower B, Mumbai, India


Credit: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Kohn Pedersen Fox is back with this 90-storey residential building. Zigzagging cuts in the curtainwall break up the monotony of yet another boxy tower.

Completion: 2017

7. Suning Plaza Tower 1, Zhenjiang, China


Credit: RMJM

RMJM composed this sinewy mixed-use building for a mid-sized city on the Yangtze. It is expected to hit 341 metres this coming year.

Completion: 2016

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