WebSight | March 2016
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Deya reaches for the sky

The Atmosphere is cool and clear high above Kolkata. Here in this vibrant Indian city a dramatic ‘sculpture in the sky’ is beginning to dominate the local skyline. 

Some four years after the vision was first unveiled the dramatic cloud concept is slowly taking shape some 100 metres above ground level.

Deya – which means cloud in Bengali – connects the two towers that make up Atmosphere – a luxury £90 million high-rise apartment project that is the tallest in the growing city and a ground-breaking first for India
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Understanding and protecting eco-systems and ecologies around the world

Web Structures’ full understanding of the impact of construction on the environment and local ecologies sees its engineers in constant demand to advise on the feasibility of sensitive projects.
In quarters 3 and 4, the offices in Singapore, KL, Shanghai and London have been appointed to work on luxury tourist resorts, and long-span bridges, as well as some super-tall and mega-tall towers.

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Engineering innovation is at the heart of eco-architecture

Web Structures is working with world-renowned eco-architecture pioneer Dr Ken Yeang to create a stunning private residence in Malaysia that takes art onto a whole new level. 

A signature feature of the home currently being built in Selangor is a four-storey cantilevered ramp that is also a spectacular art gallery.

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Master Jury Announced for 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Geneva, 6 January 2016 – The members of the Master Jury of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today.
The Jury, which independently selects the recipients of the US$ 1 million Award, will convene in January 2016 to select a shortlist from hundreds of nominated projects.
The shortlisted projects will then be subject to rigorous on-site reviews by independent experts.
The Jury will meet for a second time in June 2016 to examine the on-site reviews and then select the final recipients of the Award.

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