World’s Largest Bookstore Opens In Tehran

#tehran #bookstore #record #green #iran

Book lovers, we’ve found your dream destination – the world’s largest bookstore just opened in Tehran, Iran. The Book Garden is a gigantic green-roofed building measuring 14.300 square meters that has 19.300 meters of shelves packed with millio...

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World’s Longest Hanging Pedestrian Bridge Opened In Switzerland

#bridge #pedestrian #switzerland #europe #record

A nearly 500 meters bridge for hikers built as the longest hanging pedestrian bridge in the world opened near the Swiss town of Zermatt.

The 494 meters long and 65 centimeters wide bridge named the Europe Bridge, hangs up to 85 meters above...

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Iraq To Build World's Tallest Tower

#tower #iraq #skyscrapers #bridetower #basra #record

AMBS Architects was commissioned with a highly confidential project - due to security reasons until recently - in Basra, Iraq. Home to a bulk of Iraq's oil reserves, the province is becoming one of the fastest-growing business centers in the world (a...

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Green And Energy Efficient: World's Best Tall Buildings 2015 Declared

#award #green #skyscrapers #eco #record #architecture

According to ctbuh.org, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat announced the winners of its annual "Best Tall Building" awards for 2015. This year's winners will be recognized, and the awards conferred, at the CTBUH Annual Awards Ceremony on...

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World's Tallest Wooden Tower Proposed For Paris

#wooden #baobab #france #paris #skyscrapers #record #architecture

At first glance, the warm, luminous development proposed for a Paris site doesn't look much different than any other mixed-use project rising in other cities. But this village of high-rises is unique in that it would be made completely from wood-even...

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