The British Museum (British Museum) is a museum of the city of London, UK. Its collections cover various fields of human knowledge, such as history, archeology, ethnography and art.

The museum was one of the first institutions of its kind in Europe. Custody more than seven million objects from all continents, many of which are stored for study and restoration, or stored for lack of space to display them. It also has the largest reading room of the British Library, a library that although now has its own headquarters, until 1973 also part of the museum, like the Natural History Museum, which moved to its own headquarters in the year 1963.

The section of Old Egypt is the most important in the world after the Egyptian Museum. Admission to the museum and many of the services offered, such as the read-room, are free and free, except for some temporary exhibitions.

The museum officially opened to the public on January 15, 1759, in the Montagu mansion, but when it outgrew began, en1852 and in the same location, the construction of a new neo-classical building, designed by Robert Smirke. The construction of the new museum, which has reached our days, ended in 1857 with the construction of the circular room study. In its main facade, in the fronton, he settled in 1852 a sculpture built by the British sculptor Richard Westmacott.

CTF Finance Centre is a skyscraper under construction in Guangzhou, China. It will be the second of two skyscrapers overlooking the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Its final height is 530 meters (1,740 ft), with 111 floors. Is expected to be completed in 2016. Chow Tai Fook Center, 398,000 m2 of mixed use, it is located across Tower Guangzhou International Finance Centre in Guangzhou Tianhe district.

It is linked to the public railway through underground connections in the basement levels and nearby through a network of second level of pedestrian bridges buildings. The building will be 530 meters high.

The tower houses 208.720 m2 of offices, 74.260 m2 residential and 45.924 m2 of hotel program.

The tower design Chow Tai Fook Center is derived from its many uses, but also from nearby Guangzhou International Finance Centre and Guangzhou TV Tower. The overall effect of the tower, located in the southwest corner, is a crystalline form that ascends to heaven.

The city of Bordeaux in France will host the tower tallest wooden frame in the world. Hypérion called, the building laminated wood CLT, will be built by Eiffage, Woodeum, 3F group and the architects Jean-Paul Viguier & Associés.

In March 2016, the mayor of Bordeaux announced that there will be but two wooden towers of 50 meters for this project: HYPERION Eiffage and Kaufman & Broad Silva. The two towers Silva and Hypérion be located on each side of the tramway line.

The Hypérion tower will have 82 apartments, offices and commercial areas and reach a height of 57 meters, with 18 levels and a total area of ​​17,000 sqm (of which 4,000 m² of offices and 500 sqm of shops) in the heart of Bordeaux . The budget for this project is 51 million euros.

Wood, the main material of this tower will occupy a large area of ​​the building, except for the facade in order to protect the material from the weather. Parking lots will meet the first level and will be invisible because they are part of the construction.

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