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Sky Garden Atop the Walkie Talkie Skyscraper

By : Dennis Franklin | 14 Jan 2015 2:32 pm | Other

The Sky Garden located at the top of the Walkie Talkie skyscraper designed by the architect Rafael Vinoly was is located on 20 Fenchurch Street in London, England and it was recently opened to offer a stunning view of the city skyline with three floors of landscaped vegetation standing underneath a glass dome. There are several observation decks and even an open air terrace that were all created to ensure a public leisure space which is free for everyone to…

432 Park Avenue by Rafael Vinoly

By : Dennis Franklin | 29 May 2013 10:50 am | Apartments, Skyscrapers

A new landmark for the Manhattan skyline is the 432 Park Avenue tower designed by the architectural practice of Rafael Vinoly to be the tallest residential building in the entire western hemisphere with a height of 1396 feet. Officially launched in March 2013, the project already reached 1 billion dollars in its sales with residences prices between 7 and 95 million dollars. The tower has 96 floors glazed and concrete to provide a view toward the Hudson and east rivers…

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