Baikdoosan Architects & Engineers – Ryugyong Hotel (North Korea)

The Ryugyong Hotel is a 105-storey pyramid-shaped skyscraper under construction in Pyongyang, North Korea. Its name (“capital of willows”) is also one of the historical names for Pyongyang. The building is also known as the 105 Building, a reference to its number of floors. Construction began in 1987 but was halted in 1992 as North…

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Aedas – Pentominium (Dubai)

The Pentominium is a 122-storey, 516 m (1,693 ft) supertall skyscraper under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Construction on the tower was halted since August 2011. It was designed by Andrew Bromberg of architects Aedas and funded by Trident International Holdings. The AED 1.46 billion (US$400 million) construction contract was awarded to Arabian Construction…

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