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Nakheel awards AED35 million construction contract for new recreation centre

Master developer Nakheel has awarded a contract worth AED35 million for the construction of a sports, health and leisure hub at Dubai’s Jumeirah Park community.

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CTBUH announces appointment of Chief Operating Officer

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Jacobs as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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The Tulip: a new public cultural and tourist attraction proposed for the City of London

A planning application was submitted to the City of London Corporation on 13 November 2018 for The Tulip, a new public cultural attraction which would be sited next to 30 St Mary Axe, also known as The Gherkin.

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PES-Architects wins competition for Turku Railyard urban development project

Helsinki-based PES-Architects' proposal Luoto (islet, skerry) has won the invited competition for a comprehensive plan to develop the railyard area in the city of Turku, Finland. The jury decision was unanimous.

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts signs deal to manage property in Pakistan’s first smart city

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is to manage a new hotel in the heart of Pakistan’s first smart city, growing its portfolio in the country to four properties strong.

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Tanjong Pagar Centre receives CTBUH Award of Excellence

Tanjong Pagar Centre has been recognised as an “Award of Excellence” winner in the "Urban Habitat - Single Site" category of the CTBUH 2019 Awards Program.

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Wilson Associates reveals revolutionary lobby design at Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore

Wilson Associates brings a revolutionary new design to the lobby at Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore

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The new flagship NIO House by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects erases boundaries between the car and the user

The second NIO House automotive showroom designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects opened recently in Hangzhou, China overlooking the West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is one of the most beautiful sights in the country.

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Grand Park City Hall introduces mobile selfie check-in technology, first-of-its-kind in Singapore

Park Hotel Group’s flagship property, Grand Park City Hall is the first hotel in Singapore to launch facial recognition technology for check-in on mobile, integrating advanced technology to enhance and create a seamless experience from pre-arrival through to checkout.

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Keppel Land and Habitap unveil Singapore’s first smart home powered by AI

Keppel Land, one of Asia’s leading property companies, and Habitap, Singapore’s leading smart living platform developer behind Asia’s first fully integrated smart home management system, launched Singapore’s first smart home powered by artificial intelligence (A.I.).