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  • Maharishi Sao Paulo Tower, Sao Paulo, Brazil -- Minori Yamasaki
      will break ground 25-Jan2000, with completion in 2005

     

  • The Tower of Peace, Jabalpur, India -- Minoru Yamasaki Associates
      2,222-foot skyscraper
      729 feet taller than Malaysia's Petronas Towers, the world's tallest building
      772 feet taller than the Sears Tower
    "Minoru Yamasaki Associates also designed the world's fourth-tallest buildings, the 1,368-foot World Trade Center towers in New York"

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  • Grollo Tower, Melbourne - Denton Corker Marshall
      113-floor (ct_98.12.01)
      120-storey, 560m, twice as high as Melbourne's tallest building, the Rialto
      1,700-foot tall, 300 feet higher than Chicago's Sears Tower
      320 six-star hotel rooms, 450 apartments, 60,000 m2 office space
      $1 billion (ct_98.12.01); $1.5 billion (age_98.12.08)
      Bruno Grollo, developer
     






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