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Tallest Skyscrapers Skyscraper News

New Rules for London's Skyscrapers Favor Pedestrians  ArchDaily

With a very bold and pioneering move, the UK for the first time is prioritizing cyclists and pedestrians. The city is making pressures on skyscrapers by issuing new ...

City of London tightens rules on skyscrapers over wind tunnel fears  The Guardian

Tougher building rules for skyscrapers have been drawn up by the City of London because of concerns that a high-rise, urban microclimate will generate winds ...

Flat-packed cities: Wooden skyscrapers sprout over concrete concerns - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

For more than a century, countries have raced to build the worlds tallest buildings with concrete and steel. Now, a quiet contest in constructing tall wooden ...

6 wild concepts for skyscrapers of the future  Fast Company

Supertall buildings don't just have to be places for people to live and work. Futuristic concepts imagine skyscrapers as landfills, forests, data storage towers, and ...

Tuesday briefing: Curbs on wind hazard skyscrapers | World news  The Guardian

London to ban designs that cause dangerous gusts … sudden end to freedom of movement under no deal … and chicken boxes turned back on Home Office.

Height vs. Hashtags: Where do the world's tallest skyscrapers stack up?  Archinect

With the looming presence social media has over the built environment, iconic buildings have never been easier to track down, especially as platforms like ...

7 Skyscrapers Leading the Way to a Green Future  Popular Mechanics

In many ways, skyscrapers came to define the 20th century. Rising out of skeletons of steel, iron, and glass, they showed a new landscape and ecosystem to the ...

These Are the 25 Tallest Skyscrapers in the World  Reader's Digest

Why make tall buildings? Because we can! From all around the globe, these structures are feats of engineering marvel.

Is Philadelphia ready for a big red skyscraper at Schuylkill Yards? | Inga Saffron  The Philadelphia Inquirer

The job of a corporate skyscraper is normally to communicate two essential qualities: power and prestige. The design is not expected to be fun. It is not ...

Filtration Skyscrapers in the oceans could "solve environmental and energy problems" around the world  Dezeen

Architectural designer and visualiser Honglin Li has proposed deploying floating high-rise waste-to-energy plants fuelled by plastic to clean up the oceans.

Modernizing The Security Stack: From Trailer Parks To Skyscrapers  Forbes

In the world of IT security, disarray should be considered public enemy No. 1.

Mori unveils ¥580 billion project to bring record-breaking skyscraper and urban greenery to Tokyo  The Japan Times

The developer behind Tokyo's landmark Roppongi Hills is betting on another upscale project that has been more than 30 years in the making and will require a ...

Westferry planning appeal hears evidence in special evening session | Politics  East London Advertiser

Throwing up skyscrapers and ignoring the "step down" rule of gradually decreasing heights coming away from Canary Wharf could spell the end of the Isle of ...

He promised!, Trump will not build skyscrapers in Greenland.  Newz Wave

US President Donald Trump humorously returned on Monday to his desire to buy Greenland in Denmark, promising not to build a skyscraper on the Arctic island ...

Pangu Plaza: Seized Beijing skyscraper snapped up for £605m in online auction  Sky News

The 40-storey building, estimated to be worth over £824m, was put on sale after being seized from fugitive billionaire Guo Wengui.

Seized Beijing skyscraper sells online for a 'bargain' $734M  CNN

The dragon-inspired building sold for a bargain $734 million after it was confiscated from an exiled billionaire.

How to discover the real Dubai, beyond the skyscrapers and stereotypes  The Telegraph

My stomach turns slightly as I walk on to the glass-bottomed floor at the top of the Dubai Frame. I am standing 500ft up in a giant golden picture frame (this is ...

Experts call for ban on glass skyscrapers to save energy in climate crisis  The Guardian

Air conditioning is used to avoid greenhouse effect but cooling buildings adds to carbon emissions.

Earthquake shook L.A. skyscrapers so hard some got vertigo  Los Angeles Times

Data from seismic sensors in buildings across Southern California show how the 7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake produced surprisingly long periods of shaking in ...

Wild Concept: Build Trash-Sucking Skyscrapers on Ocean Oil Rigs  Futurism

Architectural designer Honglin Li wants to build a massive skyscraper in the ocean to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Imagining Skyscrapers in Iran's Ancient Architecture  Hyperallergic

Artist Mohammad Hassan Forouzanfar plants skyscrapers in the country's ancient cities and villages in a surreal and spectacular new project. Hakim BisharaJuly ...

Pangu Plaza: Iconic Beijing skyscraper sells for £605 million in online auction  Evening Standard

An iconic Beijing skyscraper which was seized from a fugitive businessman has sold in an online auction for over £600 million. The Pangu Plaza Tower 5 was ...

Master plans unveiled for striking red skyscraper next to 30th Street Station

Brandywine Realty Trust unveiled master plans Thursday for the first two mixed-use towers at Schuylkill Yards, the rapidly-developing area near 30th Street ...

Upcoming iconic skyscrapers to add more glamour to UAE skyline  Khaleej Times

Dh69b worth of landmark projects are currently underway across the UAE, with Dubai taking the lion's share.

French 'Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with banner urging peace  BBC News

A French climber known as "Spiderman" has scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper and put up a banner urging peace in the city rocked by political unrest.

Travel industry news - Four Seasons opens hotel in Philadelphia skyscraper  TTG

Luxury property is located on the upper floors of Comcast Center.

Concrete out as wooden skyscrapers sprout across the world  Free Malaysia Today

The construction of tall wooden buildings from Amsterdam to Tokyo underline growing environmental concerns over the harmful impact of concrete.

This Beijing Skyscraper, Seized by Chinese Authorities, Just Sold for $734 Million Online  Robb Report

Beijing's Pangu Plaza, one of the city's most distinctive buildings, sold for $734 million earlier this week in an online auction.

Imagine Power-Generating Skyscrapers  GZERO Media

With power-generating glass, traditional building façades can harvest solar energy and convert it into electricity producing windows. These Smart Windows ...

11:13 Trump promises not to build skyscrapers in Greenland  Information-Analytic Agency

U.S. President Donald Trump promised not to build skyscrapers with his engraved surname in Greenland, a day after he confirmed that he was considering ...

Forest fires in the Amazon blacken the sun in São Paulo  The Economist

IN THE MIDDLE of the afternoon on August 19th South America's largest city went dark. Under a thick, black cloud at 3pm, the lights flickered on in São Paulo's ...

Tokyo to seize Osaka's crown with Japan's tallest skyscraper  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's capital is set to lay claim to the country's tallest building in 2023, when developer Mori Building aims to complete a 330-meter towe.

The Building That Spurred Skyscraper Zoning Gets A $50 Million Restoration  Forbes

When it was completed in 1915, New York's Equitable Building was the largest building in the world.

Warsaw Home Prices Rise Alongside Growing Crop of Luxury Skyscrapers  Wall Street Journal

After decades of solid economic growth that has transformed Poland, Warsaw is experiencing a surge in luxury housing, pushing prices up 20% last year in the ...

Air Purification Skyscraper  eVolo

Editors' Choice 2019 Skyscraper Competition. Isra Kamal Khurshed Iraq. Major types of pollution include air pollution, light pollution, noise pollution, thermal ...

Appeals court: Environmental analysis for Hollywood skyscrapers is ‘fatally defective’  Curbed LA

A California appeals court determined Wednesday that the environmental analysis of a $1 billion, skyline-altering development next to Hollywood's iconic ...

Confiscated skyscraper's fire sale becomes an online hit  The Times

A dragon-headed skyscraper in Beijing has been sold for £610 million in an online auction after being seized by the government from its fugitive owner.

Red tape review opens door for skyscrapers in Hamilton CBD

Removing height restrictions in the central city would be a boon for retailers and developers.

The ugliest skyscraper in every state  INSIDER

In every state, there are skyscrapers known for their quirky architecture, like the Batman-inspired AT&T Building in Nashville.

A Trip Through Oman, Where Skyscrapers Are Illegal and Hospitality Runs Deep  Travel+Leisure

For centuries, the quiet Gulf country of Oman was a center of Indian Ocean trade. Now, flush with oil money and with an eye toward a more sustainable.

Window washer rescued from Chicago skyscraper  WWSB

A window washer was on the 58th floor just after noon when one of the ropes securing him broke.

INAAOMATA: Disaster Adaptation Skyscraper  eVolo

Editors' Choice 2019 Skyscraper Competition. Dennis Byun, Sunjoo Lee, Harry Tse New Zealand. INAAOMATA is a disaster adaptation tower set around the ...

Raw Video: Fog Engulfs Boston Skyscrapers At Sunrise  CBS Boston

Thick fog rolled into downtown Boston early Tuesday morning, covering up the old Hancock Tower and the Prudential Tower. 16 days ago ...

Singapore flag lights up Dubai skyscrapers, Middle East News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

The image of the Singapore flag projected on the facades of the world-renowned Burj Khalifa and Dubai Festival City Mall(far left) last Friday to celebrate ...

For first time in his career, Juwan Johnson at slot in Oregon skyscrapers receiving package  OregonLive

While Johnson has been with the starters at the X position, Oregon is also experimenting with the graduate transfer at slot, a role he's never played before.

Live the high life on 'skyscraper street' in Shoreditch:latest new-build flats with a City Road address come with an on-site gym, spa and roof terraces  Homes and Property

Barely 20 years ago, the Square Mile's eastern fringe was a dowdy, lowrise, second-tier commercial zone, unloved by home buyers and renters alike.

'Spiderman' Alain Robert climbs Hong Kong skyscraper | World News  Sky News

The Frenchman ascended to the top of Cheung Kong Centre in about an hour, unveiling a banner promoting peace along the way.

Trump promises not to build giant skyscraper on Greenland

US president tweets picture of skyscraper in remote coastal village.

Bee Breeders Announces Winners of SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge  ArchDaily

Bee Breeders announces the winners of the SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge. Architects, design students, engineers, and artists generate ideas for iconic ...

Downtown skyscraper terrace soothes with light art  AV Magazine

A parking garage wall that borders the outdoor terrace of a 35-floor skyscraper in downtown Chicago now plays host to a 95ft by 25¾ft light-art installation ...

French 'Spiderman' climbs skyscraper in Hong Kong | News  The indy100

A Frenchman known for carrying out several unauthorised climbs of skyscrapers around the globe, has scaled a 62-storey building in Hong Kong.

A new breed of skyscraper threatens to devastate the fabric of New York  The Architect's Newspaper

Imagine arriving at the Sheep Meadow in Central Park intending to lie on a blanket in the warm afternoon sun, as you have done many times before, only to find ...

Glancy Nicholls proposes 9.5m-wide skyscraper for Birmingham  Architects Journal

The practice formally handed in documents for the 116.5m-tall, 9.5m-wide scheme at 211 Broad Street, having also recently lodged plans for a 61-storey tower ...

'French Spider-man' scales Hong Kong skyscraper to hang peace banner  The Independent

Singapore—Nearly a year after a ban in Hong Kong, Alain Robert, commonly known as the 'French Spider-Man' scaled one of the City's skyscrapers on Friday, ...

Confiscated Bejing skyscraper sold via online auction  Yahoo News

A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire was sold in an online auction Tuesday for 5.18 billion yuan (US$734 million), the latest twist ...

This Company Says It'll Build an Entire Skyscraper in 90 Days  Futurism

Hotel giant Marriott announced in April that it's planning to construct a 26-story skyscraper in New York City in just 90 days.

USA TODAY Adds Augmented Reality Section to Mobile App  USA TODAY

USA TODAY has been a pioneer in providing one of a kind emerging tech *content*, and it has now expanded to include an AR section in its mobile app.

Eric Parry's City skyscraper in question as investor pulls out  Architects Journal

Asian developer Perennial Real Estate Holdings has dealt a blow to Eric Parry Architects' approved plans to build the tallest tower in the City of London.

French 'Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper to hang 'peace' banner  SBS News

French "Spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled up Hong Kong's Cheung Kong Center and unfurled a banner with 'a message of peace', as the territory geared ...

Is Salt Lake City the next big tech hub? Here's how it compares to other major cities

With a growing downtown, relatively low cost of living, and abundance of young professionals with tech degrees, is Salt Lake City poised to become the next big ...

Mzee's memorial: What would shock Jomo Kenyatta if he woke up  The Star, Kenya

That Kenyans removed his face on money would probably be the greatest surprise.

Rainier Square skyscraper, set to be second-tallest in Seattle, reaches its full height  Curbed Seattle

It's set to be the second-highest tower in all of Seattle—and as of last week, it already kind of is. The last steel beam was placed on the Rainier Square building ...

Rising high in 19th-century Chicago required nerves of steel  Popular Science

The Builders takes you behind the construction tape to reveal the individuals responsible for history's greatest architectural works. Here is the story of Louis ...

Proposed skyscraper to be visible from all over Cork City  Echo Live

IRELAND's tallest building, which is to be built in the heart of Cork City subject to planning permission, will be visible for miles from locations across the city and ...

Scientists have an extreme plan to intercept 'skyscraper' asteroid

The dangers of an asteroid striking the Earth is something that space agencies and scientists around the world are constantly researching. We already know of ...

Floating Skyscraper For Tourism  eVolo

Editors' Choice 2019 Skyscraper Competition. Umut Baykan, Doğuşcan Aladag United Kingdom. Tourism is a socio-economic phenomenon. It enables people ...

Downtown Denver parking lot eyed for 81-story building sells to different developer  The Denver Post

The land deal that was allegedly going to bring an 81-story skyscraper to downtown Denver fell apart a year an half ago and now the lot has sold to another ...

It was a nice idea: Trahan nixes plans for pencil skyscraper downtown  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Architect Trey Trahan has shelved his ambitious plans to develop a 24-story pencil-shaped building of luxury condominiums in downtown Baton Rouge. Trahan ...

Hill West Architects Releases New Renderings for 605-Foot-Tall Skyscraper at 11 Lawton Street in New Rochelle  New York YIMBY

Hill West Architects has released new renderings for 11 Lawton Street, New Rochelle's first skyscraper. YIMBY first reported on the permit filing in June for the ...

Luminocity curator offers global vision for young designers  UNSW Newsroom

This year's Luminocity exhibition showcases the design process behind everything from toothbrushes to skyscrapers, says Dr Nicole Gardner. luminocity project.

A bridge across the Irish Sea is a ridiculous idea, but the ferries between Northern Ireland and Scotland are the most expensive in the UK  Slugger O'Toole

When Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil *Service*, Minster for the Union and Novelty Infrastructure Tsar Boris Johnson visited Belfast ...

Transamerica Pyramid, a San Francisco landmark, up for sale  San Francisco Chronicle

The Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco's second-tallest building and an icon of the city's financial might for four decades, is being marketed for sale for the ...

Deemed too costly to renovate, the Utah Theater site is being eyed for Main Street's next skyscraper  Salt Lake Tribune

Rather than restoring the 101-year-old Utah Theater to its past glory, Salt Lake City officials are eyeing a plan to redevelop the site on Main Street into a new ...

Studio Gang Completes the Cosmos-Inspired Skyscraper 40 Tenth Avenue  Architectural Digest

For many, architect Jeanne Gang is best known for designing Aqua, a skyscraper in Chicago that appears to be made not of concrete and metal but of silk and ...

U.S. verdict allowing seizure of Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper is overturned  Reuters

A jury verdict allowing the U.S. government to seize a midtown Manhattan office tower that it said was effectively controlled by Iran was thrown out on Friday by a ...

Jared Kushner Family Building Miami Skyscraper  Miami New Times

The Kushner Company has filed paperwork to build a 1100-unit apartment tower next to Braman Motors at 2000 Biscayne Blvd. Per City of Miami documents, the ...

Kengo Kuma Builds Upon Historic Facade in New Seattle Skyscraper  ArchDaily

Kengo Kuma & Associates have proposed a new 40-story mixed-use skyscraper incorporating a historic Gothic Revival facade in Seattle.

Operating a Sustainable Skyscraper  Living Architecture Monitor magazine

In the early 21st century, The New School once again erected a building, the University Center, that embodies core values of the university, including the use of ...

Honglin Li Designs Waste-to-Energy Skyscraper in Great Pacific Garbage Patch  ArchDaily

Designer Honglin Li has created a proposal for a waste-to-energy skyscraper in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Called FILTRATION, the project was awarded ...

Hudson-site skyscraper may not be tallest in Detroit, construction delayed  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

As construction ramps up at the Hudson site in downtown Detroit, the planned skyscraper may NOT end up being the tallest building in the city.

NYC Skyscraper Surpasses Chicago's Willis Tower as the Tallest

When you don't have space to expand, you move up. This is the case with many of the new, slender skyscrapers sprouting up all over Manhattan. One building ...

Why are luxury skyscraper tenants being offered a year's FREE travel on Metrolink?  Manchester Evening News

Scheme says it aims to increase public transport use, but has been criticised at a time when working class Mancunians face 'increasing costs'

YIMBY Checks In on the Site of ODA's Tree-Topped Skyscraper at 75 Nassau Street in the Financial District  New York YIMBY

YIMBY checked out 75 Nassau Street, the site of a tree-topped 40-story residential skyscraper designed by ODA and developed by Lexin Capital.

Empire State Building tickets: How to visit the Art Deco NYC skyscraper  Curbed NY

If you had to pick only one building to represent New York City—its entrepreneurial spirit, its glamor, and its desire to be the biggest and best at everything—the ...

As Trump ponders buying Greenland, Americans are eyeing their next vacation spot  CNN

Since Trump expressed his interest in buying Greenland (and Denmark's prime minister called it absurd), some travel groups, along with the country's tourism ...

Robot tests padel racquets, mountains nearly derailed physics career, the skyscraper that did not blow down

Padel is a tennis-like sport with a racquet that looks a bit like a giant table-tennis paddle with a grid of holes in it. Now, researchers at the Polytechnic University ...

FILTRATION is a floating skyscraper envisioned to recycle garbage  Designboom

conceived by US-based architectural designer honglin li, 'FILTRATION' is a floating skyscraper imagined to clean up our seawater by recycling the plastic and ...

Dallas skyscraper owner's Austin offices raided by FBI  Dallas News

Federal investigators are scrutinizing operations of the owners of one of downtown Dallas' skyscrapers.Austin-based investor World Class Holdings...

Futuristic Floating Filtration Skyscaper to Clean the Oceans  Hydro International

Architectural designer and visualiser Honglin Li has proposed deploying floating high-rise waste-to-energy plants fuelled by plastic waste to clean up the oceans ...

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Opens to Public in City's Tallest Skyscraper  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia opened on Monday in the 1212-foot-tall Comcast Technology Center that towers above North 19th Street.

Odile Decq Unveils Her First Residential Skyscraper in Barcelona  ArchDaily

Odile Decq has unveiled the design for her first new residential building and luxury skyscraper in Barcelona, Spain. Called Antares, the project will be sited ...

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson named Forbes' highest paid actor of 2019  Mashable

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has outdone himself financially this year: the actor and former wrestler was named No. 1 on Forbes' list of highest paid actors for ...

One Bennett Park timelapse construction video  Curbed Chicago

Watch the 70-story tower rise 836 feet in less than a minute.

6 of Seoul’s sexiest cocktail bars for a glorious night out  South China Morning Post

As the capital of a trendsetting nation, it's safe to say that Seoul's booming mixology scene can more than hold its own against the likes of Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Seattle's oldest skyscraper is home to its newest pop-up bar

SEATTLE, Washington — On the 22nd floor of the city's first skyscraper, Smith Tower, there is a new rooftop bar, a Summer pop-up called The Lookout. With both ...

Edge fund: Rappellers drop from historic skyscraper to raise money for hospice  Stockton Record

STOCKTON — Phil Trompetter hadn't rappelled in about 25 years. And never had he descended anything as tall as the 11-story California Building in downtown ...

Taix in Echo Park slated for redevelopment  Curbed LA

The Sunset Boulevard property sold in July for $12 million.

'Sugar Cube' Building To Ventilate The Northern Line Approved For Euston  Londonist

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Sugar cube ventilation building in Euston mock-up A mock-up of the ...

Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights  The Guardian

British Columbia has doubled height limits allowed for timber towers – and countries around the world are following suit.

Artful structures on view at Rokeby Museum  Addison County Independent

STEVE HADEKA'S MODERN birdhouses will form a neighborhood that will be “developed” over the course of the exhibition as new houses are added to it.

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