FINALIST

THE PINNACLE@DUXTON, SINGAPORE

Architects: ARC Studio Architecture + Urbanism, Singapore
Responsible partner: Khoo Peng Beng
Project architects: RSP Architects Planners & Engineers
Developer: Housing & Development Board, Singapore
Purpose: public apartment construction
Height: 163,9 m
Completion: 2010
Location: Singapore

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The Troika © photo: Aaron Pocock

FINALIST

THE TROIKA, KUALA LUMPUR

Architects: Foster + Partners, London
Project architect: Roland Schnizer
Developer: Bandar Raya Developments Berhad
Purpose: mixed use (3 residential towers, 4-storey podium with shops and offices, leisure and fitness facilities, public sky lobby)
Height: 204 m (highest tower), 177 m, 160 m
Completion: 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Eight Spruce Street © photo: Gehry Partners, Los Angeles

FINALIST

EIGHT SPRUCE STREET, NEW YORK CITY

Architects: Gehry Partners, Los Angeles
Project architect: John Bowers
Developer: Forest City Ratner Companies, New York City
Purpose: residential, school, offices
Height: 265,2 m
Completion: 2011
Location: New York City, USA

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1 Bligh Street © photo: H. G. Esch

PRIZE WINNER

1 BLIGH STREET, SYDNEY

Architects: ingenhoven architects + Architectus – Christoph Ingenhoven, Dusseldorf; Ray Brown, Architectus, Sydney
Project architects: Martin Reuter (ingenhoven architects), Mark Curzon (Architectus)
Developer: DEXUS Property Group, DEXUS Wholesale Property Fund, Cbus Property
Purpose: office building
Heighte: 139 m
Completion: 2011
Location: Sydney, Australia

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The Absolute World Towers © photo: Tom Arban

FINALIST

THE ABSOLUTE WORLD TOWERS, MISSISSAUGA

Architectsn: MAD architects, Beijing
Project architects: Ma Yansong, Yosuke Hayano, Dang Qun
Developer: Fernbrook and Cityzen, Toronto
Purpose: residential
Heights: 179,5 m and 161,2 m
Completion: 2012
Location: Mississauga, Canada

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View of the Deutsche Bank Towers, © photo: Deutsche Bank

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

DEUTSCHE BANK, FRANKFURT/MAIN

Architects: gmp – von Gerkan, Marg und Partner, Hamburg (technical architects) and Mario Bellini Architects, Milan (design architects)
Project architects: Volkwin Marg, Hubert Nienhoff (gmp), Mario Bellini withn principal architect Giulio Castegini
Developer: Deutsche Bank AG
Purpose: office building
Height: 155 m
Completion: 2011
Location: Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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BEST HIGHRISES 2012/13

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