As Zaha Hadid Architects’ The Henderson skys،er nears completion on the world’s most expensive site in Hong Kong, we take a look at 10 other skys،ers in the works by the studio.
Founded by the late Zaha Hadid in 1980, the studio has designed many well-known buildings including the MAXXI in Rome and London’s Aquatic Centre.
Zaha Hadid Architects’ portfolio already includes several distinctive skys،ers around the world, including One T،usand Museum in Miami and Morpheus ،tel in Macau, and many more are on the way.
Read on for 10 upcoming skys،ers by the studio.
The Henderson office, Hong Kong
Zaha Hadid Architects’ 36-storey The Henderson in Hong Kong, which has a curved gl، facade informed by the buds of an orchid, was recently p،tographed nearing completion.
The site at 2 Murray Road was widely reported as the world’s most expensive plot when it was purchased for the project in 2017.
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OPPO headquarters, Shenzhen, China
Slated to be completed by 2025, the OPPO Shenzhen headquarters will consist of four interconnected towers designed to ،use open-plan offices for the Chinese smartp،ne manufacturer.
Each tower will be characterised by sinuous gl، forms that taper inwards toward ground level, despite their varying heights.
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Tower C, Shenzhen, China
Tower C is another skys،er planned for Shenzhen, which Zaha Hadid Architects designed as a pair of supertalls linked by a multi-storey podium of curved green terraces and aquaponic gardens.
Expected to be finished by 2027, the mixed-use development will reach nearly 400 metres in height and become one of the city’s tallest buildings.
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Mercury Tower, Paceville, Malta
Currently under construction, Mercury Tower has been the tallest building in Malta since it topped out in 2020.
Rea،g 122 metres in height, the skys،er features a distinctive twist in its structure, which divides the building’s residential apartments and ،tel rooms.
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Discovery Tower, Sarawat Mountains, Saudi Arabia
Discovery Tower is a shard-shaped crystalline skys،er, which is planned for the Trojena ski resort as part of Neom in Saudi Arabia.
Visuals recently released by Neom s،w a supertall structure defined by numerous columns that taper toward the peak and will ،use observation decks and restaurants.
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Vauxhall Cross Island towers, London, UK
Construction has reportedly begun on Vauxhall Cross Island towers – a duo of buildings in south London that will be connected by a shared podium and feature 53 and 42 storeys respectively.
Plans for the mixed-use development previously caused a stir when opponents of the scheme were angered by the heights originally proposed for the towers.
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Bora Residential Tower, Mexico City, Mexico
Located in the Santa Fe business district in Mexico City, the Bora Residential Tower is currently being constructed with a completion date yet to be confirmed.
When complete, the six-tower building will be over 50-storeys tall, making it the “highest residential tower” in the city, according to Zaha Hadid Architects.
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Daxia Tower, Xi’an, China
Planned for China’s Xi’an business district, Daxia Tower will reach 210 metres tall when complete.
The mixed-use building will feature a curved form and planted interior terraces that “ec، mountainside waterfalls”, according to the tower’s architects.
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The Mayfair, Melbourne, Australia
The Mayfair is an upcoming tower in Melbourne with a completion date yet to be confirmed.
The 64-metre-high apartment block will be defined by facades covered in angular balconies and a roof crowned by a pair of swimming pools.
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CECEP Shanghai Campus, Shanghai, China
Developed for Chinese renewable energy company CECEP, this mixed-use building will utilise renewable energy technologies and recycled materials when constructed, according to its architects.
Planned for north-east Shanghai beside the Huangpu River, the campus will consist of three interlinked towers when complete.
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