5 buildings that will shape the world in 2020, mostly dominated by one country
China built more skyscrapers than the rest of the world combined, an Indian architect won the Pritzker Prize for the first time and a housing complex for the elderly was named "World Building of the Year."
5. Norra Tornen, Stockholm, Sweden
Location: Vasastaden, Stockholm, Sweden
Year of completion: The eastern tower opened in 2018 and the west tower will open in 2020.
Dimensions: East: 125 metres (410 ft) West: 110 metres (360 ft)
Capacity: 300 residential units
4. Leeza SOHO, Beijing, China
Location: Lize Financial Business District in Beijing. 🇨🇳
Year of completion: The construction of the building began in 2015 and is set to be completed in 2019.
Dimensions: 207 m (679 ft) tall with 46 floors.
3. Wuxi Taihu Show Theatre, Wuxi, China
Location: Jiangsu Province 🇨🇳
Architect: StevenChilton Architects
Year of completion: due to open in 2019
Dimensions: 2000 seat capacity.
2. 30 Hudson Yards, New York
Location: West Side area of Manhattan, New York 🇺🇸
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox (architect & master planner)
Year of completion: 2012-2019
Dimensions: height: 387 m / 1,269ft with a 101 floor count.
1. Beijing Daxing International Airport, Beijing, China
Location: border of Beijing and Langfang 🇨🇳
Year of completion: Opened25 September 2019 (opening ceremony), 26 September 2019 (first commercial flight)
Dimensions: facilities area 700,000 m^2
Cost: $11 billion 💵