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architects in observationbox
architects Mark Hemel + Barbara Kuit in observationbox

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Architects Biography:
Information Based Architecture (IBA) was set up in London in 1998 as a partnership between architects Mark Hemel and Barbara Kuit. The practice specializes in architecture, urbanism and design, and was short listed in 2002 for the Young Architects of the Year Award in the United Kingdom...

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28 September 2010 Pressrelease:
After 6 years of design and building works, on September 29th 2010 the Canton Tower will hold the opening ceremony. We are pleased to announce that from 1 October 2010 the Tower will open its doors to the public.

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General description:
The city of Guangzhou has almost completed the work on what will be one of the tallest buildings in the world. Information Based Architecture (IBA) and Arup worked collaboratively to win the commission for the design of the new TV Tower for the City of Guangzhou, which will be the host city for the 2010 Asian Games. The tower will be one of the tallest buildings in the world - reaching 600m in height and is hoped will attract 10 000 visitors daily... download file "GZTVtowerdescription.pdf" (64KB)

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