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Tallest Skyscrapers Skyscraper News

Glass skyscrapers: a great environmental folly that could have been avoided  The Conversation - UK

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared that skyscrapers made of glass and steel “have no place in our city or our Earth anymore”. He argued that their ...

Construction on Minneapolis' new Gateway skyscraper expected to begin soon  Star Tribune

The Minneapolis skyline has been mostly untouched for nearly 20 years. By the end of June, the city is expected to finalize the sale of the former Nicollet Hotel ...

Curious Kids: what's the tallest skyscraper it's possible to build?  The Conversation AU

Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to You might also like the ...

Why Saudi Arabia is building the tallest building in the world  Washington Post

Quick quiz: What's the world's tallest building? At the moment, it's the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, at 828 meters — and the building claims bragging rights about having ...

Battle of the elements: iron gave us skyscrapers and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Which is your favourite chemical element? To mark the International Year of the Periodic Table, our science journalists will be arguing for their pick from the 118 ...

Is it time to ban glass skyscrapers? | Opinion  Building Design

Ben Flatman asks why London's masonry vernacular has been ignored by so many of its tall buildings. Last month Bill de Blasio announced that New York is ...

Vertical waste processor wins conceptual skyscraper contest  Dezeen

A skyscraper that processes waste, an ice dam and a border-wall building are among projects recognised in the eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2019.

13 Surprising Facts About Skyscrapers  Reader's Digest

There is a lot more behind those tall towers than just the steel beams, these skyscrapers have a lot of surprising secrets to reveal to you.

Dallas Skyscrapers May Be Pushing 40-Plus, But Investors Love Them Anyway  Bisnow

They may be dated but investors see value in Downtown Dallas' 40-year-old skyscrapers.

New York set to ban glass skyscrapers in bid to tackle climate change  The Independent

The building of glass skyscrapers could be banned in New York as part of a bid to cut greenhouse emissions by 30 per cent. Mayor Bill de Blasio said all-glass ...

manuel alvarez diestro depicts dubai's dense skyscrapers as a glossy desertic mirage  Designboom

spanish photographer manuel alvarez diestro explores desertic dubai's skyscrapers in his latest photography series. the visual artist's latest victim is the ...

New York skyscraper ban is stark contrast to London's escalating skyline  New Civil Engineer

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the city made famous by the likes of the Empire State building and Chrysler building is to ban the ...

Incredible designs for skyscrapers of the future revealed from one that cleans the air to floating towers  The Sun

HI-TECH eco-friendly skyscrapers are not just the stuff of a sci-fi fantasy but could be just a few years away, as these award-winning designs show. The winners ...

Downtown Raleigh rezoning request could mean more skyscrapers  WTVD-TV

The owners of some of downtown Raleigh's oldest and most recognizable buildings are hoping the city will give them the option to one day build skyscrapers ...

Approval for The Clipper will expand Downtown's core of skyscrapers  The Daily Memphian

The core, urban canyon created by Downtown's tallest towers will expand several blocks south, beyond Beale Street, under a zoning exception granted ...

To Fight Climate Change, New York City Will Push Skyscrapers To Slash Emissions  NPR

On the steps of New York City's City Hall last week, about 100 people gathered to enthusiastically chant their support for a landmark climate bill. It didn't target ...

New York City mayor moves to ban glass skyscrapers as part of Green New Deal  Dezeen

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ban construction of glass and steel skyscrapers, with his Green New Deal, a bid to tackle climate change.

De Blasio’s ‘Ban’ on Glass and Steel Skyscrapers Isn’t a Ban at All  The New York Times

New York City may require more eco-friendly building materials, but neither glass nor steel would be prohibited.

Skyscrapers (and Museums) May Soon Face Environmental Restrictions in New York City  Hyperallergic

City Council has passed the Climate Mobilization Act, which tasks qualifying buildings to reduce CO2 emissions by 40 percent from 2005 levels or face fines.

sebastian weiss photographs beijing skyscrapers, like porcelain plates in a blue sky  Designboom

with just enough blue in the sky to form a blank canvas over a city and just enough clouds to make a composition softer, sebastian weiss pointed his lens up.

Skyscraper Window Cleaning Nightmare Plays Out In Real Life [Video]  2oceansvibe News

Two window washers in Oklahoma had to be rescued in dramatic fashion after their platform was whipped back and forth by high winds.

NYC adopts law targeting the handful of skyscrapers that are spiking the city's carbon footprint  Boing Boing

New York City's just-passed Climate Mobilization Act rolls up six climate-mitigation laws that comprehensively remake the city's approach to climate change (it's ...

Lightning zapped four of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers at once Monday. Here’s how.  Washington Post

For most residents of the Windy City, Monday night's storms didn't seem to be anything out of the ordinary. But for Chicago-based freelance videographer Craig ...

Trump Towers face hefty fines under New York skyscraper rules  New Civil Engineer

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has warned the Trump Organisation that it faces millions of dollars in fines under proposed skyscraper efficiency rules.

Adjaye Associates' First US Residential Skyscraper Tops Out in New York City  ArchDaily

The Adjaye Associates-designed 130 William has topped out in Lower Manhattan at 800 feet.

City of London's tallest skyscraper set for topping out  New Civil Engineer

The tallest building in the City of London will be topped out today.

Philly skyscraper rappel: 2019 Outward Bound Building Adventure - On top of Philly news  Billy Penn

The fundraiser raised more than $200000 for the Philly chapter.

These Last-Minute Summer Getaways From NYC Will Trade The Skyscrapers For New Sights  Elite Daily

It's very likely that the last thing on your mind right now is the end of summer. After all, the sunniest season of the year is just beginning, and you prepped your ...

Approval granted for first skyscraper in Paris since 1973  Domain News

The first skyscraper to be built in Paris in more 45 years has just been given construction approval. Not since the MontParnasse Tower was erected in 1973 has ...

Skyscraper's Rooftop Pool Spills Everywhere as Earthquake Rocks Manila  Gizmodo

The Philippines was rocked with a 6.3 earthquake this morning that sent buildings swaying and people running for safety. But one of the most bizarre videos of ...

Workers rescued from wildly swinging platform above skyscraper  Sky News

The two were stranded outside the 50-floor Devon Tower in Oklahoma City and were pulled to safety in under an hour.

eVolo Announces 2019 Skyscraper Competition Winners  ArchDaily

eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2019 Skyscraper Competition. Now in its 14th year, the annual award was established to recognize “visionary ...

Skyscraper window washers cling on as platform spins out of control 50-storeys above the ground  The Independent

Terrifying footage shows two skyscraper window washers clinging to an out-of-control platform as it swings wildly through the air - 50-storeys above the ground.

Window Washers Rescued From Basket 'Swinging Violently' Atop Oklahoma Skyscraper  NPR

Video posted by the Oklahoma City Fire Department shows an out-of-control basket at the top of the skyscraper wildly twisting in the wind with two workers on ...

New York mayor's attack on glass skyscrapers causing a stir  The Fifth Estate

Last week news broke that New York City's mayor Bill de Blasio would be banning glass and steel buildings on the basis that they contribute a lot to climate ...

City adding 31 skyscrapers by 2024  Toronto Sun

Look up in the sky Toronto.Does it feel like it's getting crowded up there?Point2Homes, an online real estate marketplace, is backing up what many Torontonians ...

KPF's replacement for Quill skyscraper in London Bridge approved  Architects Journal

KPF has won planning permission for a 39-storey skyscraper in London Bridge, a taller replacement for SPAARC's controversial but never-realised Quill tower.

Tower block that sucks up methane wins skyscraper contest  Daily Mail

The so-called Methanescraper, designed by Marko Dragicevic from Serbia, would sort an entire city's garbage, collects methane as it decomposes and converts ...

Perkins + Will Design the World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper for Vancouver  ArchDaily

Perkins + Will have revealed a new design for the world's tallest wooden skyscraper in Vancouver. Called Canada Earth Tower, the mass timber project is ...

IOM, JICA build skyscraper-depth well to bring clean water to Rohingya refugees  Dhaka Tribune

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and partner Japan International Development Agency (JICA) have built a skyscraper-depth well to bring clean ...

130 william, david adjaye's residential skyscraper, tops out  Designboom

'130 william', the much-anticipated residential skyscraper designed by david adjaye, has topped out in new york. serving as a distinct addition to manhattan's ...

Dr M: It's not just about skyscrapers; blue skies and clean rivers important too - Nation  The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia will not be successful as a developed nation, if it did not balance physical development ...

Window cleaners' basket dangles precariously from skyscraper  AOL UK

Two workers had to be rescued from an "out of control" window washing basket at the top of Oklahoma City's Devon Tower on Wednesday morning.

Skyway to transport passengers along Dubai's skyscrapers  Khaleej Times

The 'SkyWay' project is a suspended transit system that would link vital spots such as the Dubai Financial Centre, Downtown and Business Bay.

eVolo magazine announces winners of the 2019 skyscraper competition  Designboom

eVolo announces the winners of the 2019 annual skyscraper competition. out of 478 projects received, a jury comprising a group of established architects ...

Climb London's Weirdest Skyscraper At London Festival Of Architecture 2019  Londonist

You might have noticed this oddball cantilevered tower overshadowing Stratford. Manhattan Loft Gardens. It's called Manhattan Loft Gardens. It's not in ...

Macy's Will Build Skyscraper On Top Of Herald Square Flagship  Gothamist

Its first quarter earnings were stronger than expected, and retailing behemoth Macy's is looking to capitalize even more with its valuable real estate.

On The Rock's 'Skyscraper' and paunchy middle-aged dad heroism fantasies  Big Issue

In Skyscraper The Rock plays a security expert whose family are trapped inside a burning skyscraper. He will stop at nothing to get them out of there. From Die ...

Mayor wants to ban glass skyscrapers to cut emissions  Mayfield Recorder

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio intends to present a bill prohibiting new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his own attempts to reduce citywide ...

Poland skyscraper blurs the boundary between the interior and exterior  The Construction Specifier

The Mennica Legacy Tower, a commercial high-rise complex by architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has topped out in a growing district of Warsaw, Poland.

Macy’s Plans To Build Skyscraper Above Flagship Herald Square Store  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Macy's Inc. confirmed this week the company plans to build a skyscraper above its flagship Herald Square store in Manhattan.

Trophy Homes, Gen Xers and Skyscraper Booms  Bloomberg

Uber IPO: the long ride to profitability (Financial Times); see also The Unicorn Worriers Weren't Wrong (Bloomberg Opinion); Why U.S.-China trade talks are ...

Herzog & de Meuron's Triangle Tower—Paris's First New Skyscraper in Decades—Gets Greenlit  Architectural Digest

After nearly five years of intense back-and-forth deliberation, French courts have finally greenlit the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Triangle Tower in Paris.

Rescue Above Oklahoma Skyscraper  Firefighter Nation

Two window washers rescued from swinging scaffold.

Window Washers Rescued After Dangling Off Skyscraper In Oklahoma City  CBS San Francisco

A crew of window washers cleaning a skyscraper in Oklahoma City were rescued Wednesday morning after the lift they were in started dangling in strong winds.

AT&T skyscraper – a vacant 44-story office building in downtown St. Louis – may have a buyer  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Vacant since 2017, the AT&T skyscraper in downtown St. Louis may finally get a new owner.

An empty Liverpool street could soon become skyscraper central  Liverpool Echo

A skyscraper boom could be set to transform a Liverpool city centre street. Leeds Street is currently one of the least built-up areas in the city centre, surrounded ...

Council’s land use committee unanimously approves closing favored loophole of skyscraper developers  The Real Deal

The City Council's Land Use Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to tighten New York's infamous “mechanical voids” loophole, which developers have ...

Skyscraper to blend progress with preservation on Austin's main strip  Austin Business Journal

For decades, the northeast corner of Eighth Street and Congress Avenue in downtown Austin sat vacant. Then along came Jim Ritts and Brad Nelsen with an ...

Construction begins on Branson Skyscraper

BRANSON -- The transformation of the skyline on the Branson strip begins as the much-anticipated Skyscraper thrill ride gets put into place.

Trump's Secret Moscow Skyscraper Pursuit Exposed Him to Kremlin  The Moscow Times

The project, known as Trump Tower Moscow, became a central branch of Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Photography Students Build Camera Out Of Midtown Skyscraper  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Camera builder Brendan Barry has built cameras out of mannequins, trees, and watermelons, but now he's taking his talents to ...

Window Washers' Basket Dangles Precariously From Oklahoma Skyscraper  The Advertiser

Two workers had to be rescued from an “out of control” window washing basket at the top of Oklahoma City's Devon Tower on the morning of May 15.

Macy's Flagship Tower Plans Herald Square  NY1

A spokesperson for the company says they've met with city, government and community leaders in recent months to discuss the project.

WATCH LIVE: Attempts to Rescue People Stuck on OKC Skyscraper

Emergency crews are working at this hour to rescue people stuck in what appears to be a window-washing lift on the outside of an Oklahoma City skyscraper.

Proof of God? Man fell 500ft from 47th floor skyscraper and SURVIVED 'thanks to MIRACLE’

A MAN who fell almost 500ft from the 47th floor of a skyscraper lived to tell the tale thanks to what doctors called a miracle, it was revealed during a documentary.

Macy’s will raise a skyscraper atop its Midtown flagship  Curbed NY

Midtown is bracing for a proliferation of new office towers, and one will sprout atop one of the neighborhood's most iconic buildings: the Macy's flagship on 34th ...

KPF's Jenga-like Nine Elms skyscraper secures funding  Architects Journal

Lenders have boosted Kohn Pedersen Fox's (KPF) project to create a 50-storey luxury residential tower in London's Nine Elms district.

Exquisite skyscraper rooftop bar opens in Downtown Detroit with prime city views

This new club has some of the best views of Downtown. Here's a look at Detroit's first public skyscraper rooftop bar.

Suit filed to block Extell’s Upper West Side skyscraper  Curbed NY

The suit comes after the city recently approved reconfigured plans for the 775-foot-tall tower.

Macy's could add 800-foot skyscraper on flagship store: report  Business Insider

Macy's is considering adding an 800-foot skyscraper on top of its iconic Herald Square flagship store, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Monarch Club, Downtown Detroit's first skyscraper rooftop bar, opens Saturday  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The Monarch Club in downtown Detroit will open its doors to the public on Saturday.

Buildings are killing up to 1bn birds a year in US, scientists estimate  The Guardian

New report ranks deadliest cities for feathered travelers, who often collide with glass-covered or illuminated buildings.

US skyscrapers kill millions of birds a year, reports find  Dezeen

Studies have found that the bright lights and glazing of towering structures in US cities are causing millions of migratory birds to die each year.

22 other skyscrapers that we assume will be joining the Tulip on the London skyline  CityMetric

This week City of London planners have approved a new 'the' skyscraper to join the Gherkin, the Walkie Talkie, and the Cheese Grater on London's skyline: the ...

This week, major new skyscrapers were approved in the UK and Denmark  Dezeen

This week on Dezeen, two big projects were given the green light – the new tallest building in western Europe and London viewing tower The Tulip.

MAD imagines sinuous black East 34th skyscraper to "soften" New York's skyline  Dezeen

MAD has designed the slender East 34th skyscraper beside New York's Empire State Building to contrast the harshness of the city's supertall structures.

The design tricks that keep skyscrapers from swaying

At 1,396 feet, 432 Park Avenue isn't the tallest building in New York. But with a height-to-width ratio of 15 to 1, it is one of the skinniest. On windy days, that ratio ...

Dezeen's top 10 skyscrapers of 2018  Dezeen

Architecture reporter India Block picks 10 of the year's best skyscrapers for our review of 2018, from one sporting a 100-metre-high waterfall to the northernmost ...

“Gleaming skyscrapers built alongside medieval churches”  CityMetric

The Corporation of London's chair of planning, on the future of the City. The capital faces a turbulent few weeks as the long-running Brexit saga plays out in ...

Skyscrapers Made of Wood Are Making a Comeback  Bloomberg

More than a century after steel and concrete became the standard for building high-rise buildings, the humble tree is making a comeback.

The ultra-skinny skyscrapers of New York's Billionaire's Row  British GQ

GQ tours some of New York's slimmest skyscrapers that cluster on the south side of Central Park known as Billionaires' Row.

Tower Fifth supertall skyscraper proposed for Midtown Manhattan  Dezeen

New York developer Harry Macklowe and Gensler have proposed a tower in Midtown Manhattan, which could become the city's tallest skyscraper by roof height.

Number of London Skyscrapers Rocket  IBB Solicitors

Number of London Skyscrapers Rocket. If you are a commercial property developer seeking advice on applying and dealing with associated legal issues contact ...

Economic impacts of skyscrapers  africanews

Skyscrapers were originally created in the USA as a symbol of economic strength and increasing global business operations.

China built more skyscrapers in 2018 than ever before  CNN

China built more skyscrapers in 2018 than anywhere else in the world -- or at any other time in history, according to data released by the Council of Tall ...

Reality Check: What are the rules on building skyscrapers?  BBC News

A skyscraper measuring more than 300m high is planned for London - one of hundreds in the pipeline. So what are the rules for high-rise buildings?

Denmark will be building Western Europe’s tallest skyscraper in a town of 7,000. Could this be a new trend?  The Washington Post

It's April 1, so there's a reason not to believe everything you see or hear. But even though the headline that Denmark is trying to construct Western Europe's ...

Record number of supertall skyscrapers completed in 2018  Dezeen

Eighteen new supertall skyscrapers were built in 2018 according to the CTBUH skyscraper report, as China continues to dominate the tall building charts.

Upward Momentum: Charting a Year of Skyscraper Construction  Visual Capitalist

Nearly 150 skyscrapers were completed around the world last year. Find out which cities and regions are growing skyward the fastest.

Futuristic City Skyscraper The Tulip Has Got Planning Approval  Londonist

Futuristic City skyscraper The Tulip got another step closer to reality today, as the City of London's Planning and Transportation Committee voted 18-7 to ...

London skyline will be transformed with record 76 skyscrapers finished in 2019  Daily Mail

Eighteen of this year's 76 skyscrapers will crop up in the East End of London, in the borough of Tower Hamlets, with the southern area of Lambeth close behind ...

Burj Jumeira supertall skyscraper will rise from fingerprint of Dubai's ruler  Dezeen

Visuals have been released of the SOM-designed Burj Jumeira, a 550-metre-tall split-volume skyscraper in Dubai that will rise from a lake shaped like the ...

Super-tall, super-skinny, super-expensive: the 'pencil towers' of New York's super-rich  The Guardian

An extreme concentration of wealth in a city where even the air is for sale has produced a new breed of needle-like tower. By Oliver Wainwright. Main image: ...

'Half a billion birds' die in US skyscraper collisions, study says  Sky News

Chicago, Dallas and Houston are ranked as the most dangerous US cities for birds, which are prone to colliding with skyscrapers.

SOM's "sister skyscrapers" for doomed Chicago Spire site halted  Dezeen

The controversy surrounding Santiago Calatrava's Chicago Spire site continues, as the city stalls the pair of skyscrapers proposed by SOM's David Childs.

The tallest building in California will be a 77-story 'supertall' skyscraper in Los Angeles  Business Insider

Los Angeles could be getting a brand-new skyscraper that's taller than the Wilshire Grand.

Our wooden future: making cars, skyscrapers and even lasers from wood  New Scientist

Wood can now be processed into a super-material with extraordinary properties – and a wood-based, climate-saving economy is just what the planet needs.

Seven megatall skyscrapers reaching new heights  Dezeen

Following the release of the movie Skyscraper, which centres around a fictional megatall tower in Hong Kong, we've pulled together more examples of buildings ...

TOP 10 towers and skyscrapers of 2018  Designboom

designboom continues its annual TOP 10 round up of the year's most talked about projects with a look at ten towers and skyscrapers from 2018.

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