Westin Times Square, New York, US

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Westin Times Square, New York, US
Proof that chain hotels aren't always soulless, concrete creations comes in the form of the Westin Times Square. Designed by Miami-based architects Arquitectonica, the main structure comprises a 45-storey tower built atop a 10-storey base while the impressive facade is made from 8,000 panes of brightly coloured glass. Construction of the building was a truly international effort - the individual glass panes were manufactured in Italy and painted in the Netherlands before fitted by a Croatian engineering team. 
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