Surfside Condo Collapse Site Sells For $120M To Trump Linked Developer

Fourth EstateIDF Aid Mission to Surfside condominium building collapse | IDF Spokesperson's Unit photographer

A Dubai billionaire and business partner of former United States President Donald Trump has bought the Surfside condo collapse site for $120 million. Hussain Sajwani, the owner of DAMAC Properties, was the only bidder for the site of the former …

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Fennovoima Terminates Nuclear Power Plant Contract With Russia

Fourth EstateFennovoima´s Administration building - Fennovoima

Finnish energy company Fennovoima has terminated its contract of plant delivery with Russian state corporation Rosatom. Fennovoima said in a press release on Monday that the company has decided to terminate its contract with Rosatom because of the latter’s “inability …

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World’s Tallest Timber Residential Building Rising Soon

Danish firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects announced it will build the world’s tallest timber residential building in Switzerland. The project, named Rocket&Tigerli, will comprise of four buildings, including one that boasts a 100-meter-tall (328-foot) tower, and will be built in …

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US to Build Largest 3D Printed Structures in the West

Fourth EstateRendering created by Logan Architecture showing elevation view of ICON’s 3D-printed barracks in Fort Bliss, Texas. - Courtesy of Logan Architecture

The US Department of Defense (DOD) announced that they will use 3D printing technology to build three training barracks in Texas. Estimated to be more than 5,700 square feet each, the three training barracks will be used by military personnel …

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US Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Consulate General in Milan

Fourth EstateArchitectural rendering of the new U.S. Consulate Campus in Milan, Italy - US OBO

The United States’ Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), The US Mission in Italy, and other US officials in Italy celebrated the groundbreaking of the new US Consulate General located in Milan, today April 6. The newly revealed U.S. Consulate …

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South African Court Halts Construction of Amazon HQ on Sacred Land

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A South African court has halted construction of Amazon’s new Africa headquarters after some descendants of the country’s earliest inhabitants said the land it would be built on was sacred. In a ruling issued on Friday, Judge Patricia Goliath said …

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Singapore to Launch Incentive Scheme to Encourage Greening of Properties

Singapore will launch a S$63 million ($46 million) incentive scheme that will help owners retrofit their buildings to become more energy-efficient. The Green Mark Incentive Scheme for Existing Buildings 2.0 (GMIS-EB 2.0), to be launched by the Building and Construction …

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Thirteen People Injured After Floor Collapses at London Bar

A mezzanine floor collapsed at a bar in east London on Feb. 12, injuring thirteen people. London Ambulance Service (LAS) said that the incident at the Two More Years bar at Roach Road, Hackney Wick occurred at 4:44 p.m. local …

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Israeli Police Demolish Palestinian Family’s Home in Sheikh Jarrah After Lengthy Standoff

Israeli police on Jan. 19 demolished a Palestinian family’s home in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah after a high-profile lengthy standoff. Before dawn, Israeli police officers went to the house of the Salhiya family and carried out an …

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