Hearst Tower wins the 2008 International Highrise Award

Hearst Tower in New York was honoured with the prestigious International Highrise Award at a ceremony attended by Norman Foster in the Frankfurt Paulskirche (14 November).

The jury praised the project for defying the "traditional stacking or the repeated extension of the same floor plate", citing Hearst Tower as a "prototype for future high-rise developments."

Completed in 2006, the 46-story Hearst headquarters floats above an existing six-story Art Deco building and has a progressive environmental strategy

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