Renaker has received planning permission for a pair of 51-storey residential towers to be built near Deansgate in central Manchester.
Designs have been unveiled for a new skyscraper in the Czech Republic that is set to become the country’s tallest building.
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Zanzibar reveals plans for Africa’s second tallest skyscraper
The Domino Tower, designed by architect Jean-Paul Cassia for the studio xCassia, will be built on the Tanzanian island at a cost of $1.3bn (£940m).
China’s National Development and Reform Commission imposed the ban following mounting safety concerns over the quality of tall buildings.