The Foreign & Commonwealth Office is looking to appoint a practice ‘of the highest calibre’ to create a ‘showcase for design and products that fully reflect Britain and its values’
The Big Apple is home to 85 billionaires, say Savills and Forbes. Singapore, in second place, has 79 resident billionaires, while Moscow, Beijing and London have 71, 61 and 55 respectively
MVRDV’s concept – a cluster of eight interlinked blocks of offices, housing and culture – is being heralded as the ‘next generation of skyscraper design’
Knight Frank looks at the differential between the average prime property price and the top price achieved in ten global cities over the last five years
Jonathan Silver of the University of Sheffield and Alan Wiig of the University of Massachusetts Boston explore how China’s vast “Belt & Road” investment initiative is transforming neighbourhoods around the world, from London’s Royal Albert Dock to Uganda’s capital Kampala.
Gianni Botsford’s striking “House in a Garden” in Notting Hill has been named as one of the world’s 15 best new buildings, alongside Thomas Heatherwick’s Coal Drops Yard, the Macallan’s new visitor centre in Scotland, and the Zaha Hadid-designed Morpheus Hotel in Macau.
‘Prime residential real estate values are settling into a pattern of slower, steadier price growth,’ says Savills, ‘and we do not expect to see a repeat of the double-digit annual price growth seen pre GFC.’
Monaco, Hong Kong, New York and London are the most expensive cities per square metre in the world, says Knight Frank.
Luxury comms giant launches Hong Kong and Shanghai offices under the PRCO Asia banner
The Economist Intelligence Unit identifies and assesses the ten most pressing risks to the global political and economic order.
Residential towers accounted for nearly a third of the world’s newly-completed skyscrapers in 2018
Full-price buyers have been demonstrating against Golden Week price promotions