For architect Ole Scheeren, the people who live and work inside a building are as much a part of that building as concrete, steel and glass. He asks: Can architecture be about collaboration and storytelling instead of the isolation and hierarchy of a typical skyscraper? Visit five of Scheeren's buildings -- from a twisted tower in China to a floating cinema in the ocean in Thailand -- and learn the stories behind them.
The tower closest to Brickell Avenue, to be constructed in the final phase, is going to be home to a five-star hotel with about 250 rooms and apartments on the upper floors. The three-building complex will form a courtyard with renowned restaurants.
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432 Park Avenue marks the world's 100th supertall structure. It stands 425.5 m (1396 ft), is the tallest residential building in the world and is the 14th overall. It's NYC's 7th supertall, the city with the second highest number behind Dubai with 18.