8 Well-Known Buildings Designed By Cesar Pelli

Oct 15, 2019

1. 225 Liberty Street:-

225 Liberty Street, formerly Two World Financial Center, is one of the tallest skyscrapers in New York City, located at 225 Liberty Street in the Financial District of the New York City borough of Manhattan. Rising 645 feet (197 m), the building is the second tallest of the four buildings in the World Financial Center complex that stands in southwest Manhattan. It is similar in design to Three World Financial Center, except that its roof is dome-shaped rather than 3 WFC's solid pyramid design. It is notably similar in design to One Canada Square in London's Canary Wharf development. Canary Wharf was, like the World Financial Center, a project by Canadian developers Olympia and York, and One Canada Square was designed by the same architects.

2. Torre Mitikah:-

The Torre Mitikah (in Spanish a homonym of "Torre Mítica" i.e. "Mythical Tower"), is a skyscraper under construction in the Benito Juárez borough of southern Mexico City across the Circuito Interior inner ring road from Coyoacan. Torre Mitikah is currently the tallest building under construction in the city (at 60 stories and 267 metres (876 ft)) and the second tallest in the country after the Torre KOI in Monterrey. Construction began in 2008 and the site is located at Real de Mayorazgo 130 in the Xoco neighborhood.

3. 1500 Louisiana Street:-

1500 Louisiana Street, formerly Enron Center South, is a 600 ft (183m) tall skyscraper in Houston, Texas. It was completed in 2002 and has 40 floors and a total building area of 1,284,013sq.ft. It is the 17th tallest building in the city and the tallest completed in the 2000s. It was designed by Cesar Pelli.

4. Gran Torre Santiago:-

The Costanera Center Torre 2, better known as Gran Torre Santiago (Great Santiago Tower), and previously known as Torre Gran Costanera, is a 64-story tall skyscraper in Santiago, Chile, the tallest in Latin America. It is the second-tallest building in the Southern hemisphere by highest architectural feature (behind Q1 in Australia) and by highest occupied floor (after Australia's Eureka Tower). It was designed by Argentine architect Cesar Pelli.

5. Unicredit Tower:-

The UniCredit Tower (Torre UniCredit) is a skyscraper in Milan, Italy. At 231 metres (758 ft), it is the tallest building in Italy. In 2009. The building was designed by architect Cesar Pelli and reached its full height on 15 October 2011 when the spire was attached. The building is the headquarters of UniCredit, Italy's largest bank by assets, and is part of a larger development of new residential and business structures in Milan's Porta Nuova district, near Porta Garibaldi railway station. The tower ranked eighth in the Emporis 2012, that rewards skyscrapers for excellence in their aesthetic and functional design.

6. Connecticut Science Center:-

The Connecticut Science Center is a nine-story museum located on the Connecticut River in Hartford, Connecticut designed by Cesar Pelli & Associates. It opened on June 12, 2009. The building has a total 154,000 square feet (14,300 m2) including 40,000 square feet (3,700 m2) of interactive exhibits consisting of videos, audios, visuals, tactile components, programs, and live demonstrations.

7. Winter Garden Atrium:-

The Winter Garden Atrium is a 10-story glass-vaulted pavilion on Vesey Street in New York City's Brookfield Place office complex. Designed by Diana Balmori, the Atrium was originally constructed in 1988, and substantially rebuilt in 2002, the Atrium houses various plants, trees and flowers, and shops. The rear of the building opens onto the World Financial Center Plaza and the North Cove Yacht Harbor on the Hudson River.

8. Petronas Tower 3:-

The 60-storey Petronas Tower 3, previously known as Carigali Tower, skyscraper is completed on a plot of land known as Lot C KLCC, measuring 1.06 acres (0.43 ha) adjacent to KLCC Kuala Lumpur. The building will feature a 6-level extension to the Suria KLCCshopping mall with the rest of the floors above comprising office spaces. Once completed, Menara Carigali will be made the headquarters of Petronas Carigali, subsidiary of PETRONAS and some of the local subsidiary of Multinational Corporations such as Microsoft Malaysia will be located at the new tower.