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Zaha unveils Romanian skyscraper

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed images of its 200m-tall tower in Bucharest

The 100,000m² Dorobanti Tower will house a 34,000m² 5-star hotel, casino, convention centre, shops and 35,000m² of luxury apartments.

The project for Smartown Investment at the junction of Calea Dorobanti and St Mihail Eminescu features concrete-filled steel ‘profiles’ is due to complete in 2013.

It is not all good news for Hadid in Eastern Europe: earlier this week a 250m-tall tower designed for Warsaw, Poland, was put on hold due to the global financial crisis.

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