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Tallest Skyscrapers Skyscraper News




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 mayor to ban glass skyscrapers | News  New Civil Engineer

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has announced plans to “ban glass and steel skyscrapers” in the city unless they meet strict emissions standards.


Wild videos show deadly Philippines earthquake shaking skyscrapers so hard it knocks the water out of their rooftop swimming pools  INSIDER

A powerful earthquake struck the Philippines on Monday, shaking city skyscrapers so hard that water from their rooftop pools cascaded off them onto the streets ...


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.


New York mayor targets classic skyscrapers with Green New Deal  FRANCE 24

New York (AFP). Mayor Bill de Blasio marked Earth Day by outlining measures to make New York greener Monday, including dramatically cutting the carbon ...


Skyscrapers seen in New York - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

The residential skyscraper 432 Park Avenue is seen from the United Nations headquarters in New York, April 23, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) ...


NYC Climate Bill Targets Trump Tower, Other Skyscrapers  Bloomberg

New York City has passed sweeping legislation to curb energy demand from some of its most iconic skyscrapers, including Trump Tower.


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.


Economic impacts of skyscrapers  africanews

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


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 ...


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.


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.


Science Channel Debuts Series 'Skyscrapers'  Programming Insider

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 2019. ABC 8:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs” (R) 8:30 p.m. “Schooled” (R) 9:00 p.m. “Modern Family” (R) 9:30 p.m. “Single Parents” (R)


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 ...


Can Chicago still claim to be skyscraper's birthplace?  ChicagoNow

Number 82 in Chicago By the Book: 101 Publications That Shaped the City and Its Image (2018) is Carl W. Condit's The Chicago School of Architecture, first ...


Vertical city: 80 new skyscrapers planned in Toronto as demand climbs  The Guardian

Toronto's crowded skyline could see scores of new skyscrapers sprouting up in the next few years, more than doubling the number of tall buildings in the city, ...


A wooden skyscraper? How does that work?  UNSW Newsroom

The 'plyscraper' is the product of breakthroughs in materials and the desire for sustainable urban living, says Dr Philip Oldfield, Associate Professor in UNSW's ...


Tulip tower: Planners approve new London skyscraper  BBC News

The skyscraper would be the second tallest structure in western Europe and feature rotating pods.


'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.


Dizzying Aerial Pictures of New York City Taken From Skyscrapers  My Modern Met

Photographer Navid Baraty captures dizzying aerial pictures of New York City. The images look like they were taken by spiderman instead of a mere mortal.


NYC Skyscrapers Pay Tribute to Notre Dame Cathedral  NY1

Several Manhattan skyscrapers paid tribute to the people of France Tuesday night as they continue to reel from the Notre Dame cathedral fire.


Mapped: Atlanta’s top 11 skyscrapers that never happened  Curbed Atlanta

From TBS to the Centennial Olympic Games and the Beltline's city-altering loop, Atlanta has a reputation for going big—and sometimes falling on its face.


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 ...


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

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


Nature’s skyscrapers: X-ray imaging reveals the secrets of termite mounds  Ars Technica

Visit the African savannas in Zimbabwe or Namibia, and you might notice large, towering termite mounds dotted about the landscape—nature's skyscrapers, ...


Watching Hong Kong grow up. Reflecting on China's land of skyscrapers  Archinect

If there is any place in the world where the skyscraper reins supreme it is Hong Kong. From a distance, these tall, towering structures fill Hong Kong's skyline with ...


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.


Women are climbing the insurance skyscrapers one step at a time  Insurance Business

This month, Lloyd's of London, one of the world's oldest financial institutions, has committed to appointing women as part of its governance committee. This is ...


Getting High: The Fantabulous Skyscrapers Coming To London  The Handbook

Skyscrapers are to London as ukuleles are to Mumford & Sons, however much you flipping hate them, they really are an essential ingredient. The last decade ...


Extell’s Brooklyn skyscraper tops out at 720 feet in Downtown Brooklyn  Curbed NY

Extell's Brooklyn Point will briefly hold the title of the borough's tallest tower.


On the roof of New York's Metropolitan Museum, planets and skyscrapers collide  Al-Arabiya

Polish-German artist Alicja Kwade has brought the vastness of the solar system to the roof garden of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. With the Big ...


Trump's Secret Moscow Skyscraper Pursuit Exposed Him to Kremlin  Bloomberg

Felix Sater argued that a skyscraper in Moscow bearing Donald Trump's name could be the key to putting the real-estate tycoon in the White House.


Why doesn't downtown Phoenix have more skyscrapers?  AZCentral

Phoenix doesn't have an Empire State Building. The layout and other factors explain why it's shorter, but new codes could pave way for vertical growth.


American Skyscrapers Kill an Estimated 600 Million Migratory Birds Each Year  EcoWatch

An estimated 600 million birds are killed every year from collisions with some of the country's largest skyscrapers, according to research from the Cornell Lab of ...


Denmark To Build Western Europe's Tallest Building | Smart News  Smithsonian.com

The town of Brande is headquarters of clothing brand Bestseller, which wants to construct the spire in its tiny hometown.


Toronto Skyline Evolution: Video Shows How City Is Transforming Amid Skyscraper Boom  HuffPost Canada

Torontonians probably don't need another ego boost, but here's one anyway: The high-rise construction boom in Canada's largest city is set to continue, and ...


A stunning Northern Lights display is built into YYC's newest skyscraper  Daily Hive

The currently-under construction Telus Sky building has been outfitted with a seriously colourful piece of public art, bringing the Northern Lights to YYC.


Science Channel spotlights skyscraper design in upcoming series  Realscreen

Discovery-owned Science Channel is spotlighting some of the world's most gravity-defying skyline designs in the upcoming series Skyscrapers: Engineering ...


This tiny Danish town will be home to western Europe's tallest skyscraper  Lonely Planet Travel News

The small town of Brande in Denmark will be home to western Europe's tallest building, a towering skyscraper which can be viewed for miles.


Want to buy a skyscraper? Dallas has plenty for sale  Dallas News

A big chunk of the Dallas skyline is for sale.Six towers — including the city's tallest, Bank of America Plaza — are being offered to investors...


MoMA re-releases Marco Zanuso's 1965 "Skyscraper" radio  Fast Company

And it comes with brand-new Bluetooth guts, thanks to an internal redesign that's exclusive to the MoMA Design Store.


Skyscrapers in Chicago and Other Major Cities Are Deadly for Migrating Birds, Researchers Say  The Weather Channel

The hundreds of skyscrapers in America's largest cities are dangerous beacons for billions of migratory birds, either stopping them dead in their tracks or ...


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

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.


The 10 Most Populous U.S. Cities, Every Decade Since 1790  Visual Capitalist

How has the list of the most populous U.S. cities changed over time? This infographic shows the top 10 cities of every decade since the year 1790.


Giant Skyscraper in Rural Denmark Will Be Seen For Miles  Popular Mechanics

The Bestseller Tower will be seen from miles away, standing over a city of 7000.


‘Thank God for the miracle:’ Man who survived 47-story fall from NYC skyscraper recounts story  Fox News

A man who fell from the 47th floor of a New York City skyscraper and lived to tell about it has been described by doctors as a walking miracle.


No more height restrictions for construction of skyscrapers in Islamabad  The News International

ISLAMABAD: Height restrictions of high-rise structures in the capital will no longer be required after the approval of the federal cabinet on Tuesday.


Dezeen Weekly features a plywood-lined apartment and MAD's New York skyscraper  Dezeen

Dezeen Weekly features a plywood-lined home in Madrid and a skyscraper designed by MAD next to the Empire State Building in New York.


A 58-story residential skyscraper in Manhattan is tilting to the side, and there's a battle over who's to blame  Business Insider

The tower's contractor is now suing the developer, which said there's no safety issue.


Tulip tower developers urged to create skyscraper construction group  New Civil Engineer

City of London planners have told developers behind the proposed Tulip Tower that plans must include provisions to create a “construction coordination working ...


1,000ft Tulip skyscraper set to be built in London despite claims it looks like a ‘giant sperm’  The Sun

The building will become the city's second tallest skyscraper, just five meters smaller than The Shard.


Goldman Sachs backs Birmingham skyscraper in £118m deal  The Business Desk

The developer of a 42-storey residential tower in Birmingham has secured a £118m debt facility from Goldman Sachs ahead of the ground breaking at the site.


Philippines tremor dumps skyscraper pool onto street below  The National

Watch as the contents of a rooftop bathing area crash down when a 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes the country.


Dallas' Bank of America Plaza, downtown's tallest skyscraper, is for sale  Dallas News

Dallas' tallest skyscraper is for sale.The 72-story Bank of America Plaza is the second tallest building in Texas and one of the five skyscrapers...


I rode the East River ferry to get a view of the infamous 58-story NYC skyscraper that's leaning 3 inches to one side — here's what it looks like  INSIDER

An unfinished 58-story skyscraper in New York City is tilting 3 inches to the north. The tower's contractor is suing the developer, saying it allowed for the tower to ...


Live out your desert dreams: Skyscraper city Dubai offers a break fit for the A-list  The Sunday Post

When you think of Dubai, what springs to mind? High-end shopping, ultramodern architecture and blistering sunshine were top of my list. Because, let's be ...


Salesforce In Talks To Anchor South Station Skyscraper  Bisnow

Boston's real estate community expects Salesforce to be the anchor office tenant at Hines' planned tower at South Station.


A Raleigh Developer Wants to Build A 40-Story Skyscraper  INDY Week

A forty-story project would loom over Capital Boulevard as the city's tallest structure and serve as a gateway to downtown, but that doesn't mean the city council ...


Curse of the skyscraper: Microcosm of Alberta’s downturn, Calgary becomes election’s battleground  Financial Post

There are three things on Albertans' minds this election: the economy, pipelines and jobs.


Another Essex Crossing Skyscraper Tops Out at 26 Stories  Bowery Boogie

The towers of the Lower East Side continue to redefine the once-predominant low-rise skyline. Indeed, Essex Crossing checks off another milestone this.


Developer attempts to reignite €1bn Chicago skyscraper case  The Irish Times

Garrett Kelleher's case dismissed in March as Nama not subject to US court's jurisdiction.


British, Dutch, Australian, Canadian Embassies Evacuated in Madrid Skyscraper Over Bomb Threat  News18

New Delhi: The prominent Torrespacio skyscraper in Madrid, which houses the British, Dutch, Australian and Canadian embassies, was evacuated over a bomb ...


Office workers trapped in Dhaka skyscraper inferno  The Telegraph

A huge fire tore through a 19-storey commercial building in Dhaka on Thursday, with many office workers feared trapped in the latest major inferno to hit the ...


New London skyscraper 'The Tulip' to become major tourist attraction  Newshub

At 305m, it'll be the second tallest tower in western Europe.


'French Spiderman' climbs Paris skyscraper harness-free  Al-Arabiya

Dubbed the “French Spiderman”, Alain Robert scaled a skyscraper in Paris on Friday without a harness to raise funds for the renovation of Notre-Dame ...


BESTSELLER tower will be the tallest skyscraper in western europe  Designboom

currently, the tallest building in western europe is the shard — a renzo piano-designed skyscraper that stands at the heart of london. climbing to a total height of ...


Rural Danish town of 7,000 to build Western Europe's tallest skyscraper  Fox News

A plan to build Western Europe's tallest skyscraper in a rural Danish town of just 7000 people has been given a green light by officials who welcome the ...


Madrid skyscraper housing British, Dutch, Australian, Canadian embassies evacuated over bomb hoax  CNA

MADRID: A skyscraper in Madrid that houses the British, Dutch, Australian and Canadian embassies was evacuated on Tuesday (Apr 16) after a bomb hoax.


City of London planners approve 'Tulip' skyscraper  ShareCast

The City Corporation of London approved the plans for the new Tulip tower, which will be the second tallest building in Europe.


A zip wire is to run from top of Canary Wharf skyscraper  IanVisits

For one day in June, a zip wire will be fixed to the roof of a Canary Wharf skyscraper, and a handful of people will be able to whiz down the wire to the ground.


In Boston's financial district, a skyscraper is being born  The Boston Globe

This is the first in an occasional series on the construction of Winthrop Center, a 691-foot-tall office and condominium tower being built on the site where the ...


Sisk seals £184m Birmingham skyscraper deal  Construction Enquirer

Homes for rent developer Moda has agreed on a deal with John Sisk & Son to start work on a 42-storey skyscraper in Birmingham. The 481-apartment tower has ...


MAD Architects unveils an “organic” skyscraper piercing Manhattan's skyline  Inhabitat

Beijing-based architectural studio MAD Architects has unveiled an alternative vision for the skyline of New York City with the introduction of East 34th, ...


Developers splash out for super rich:Centre Point developers unveil central London's longest ever private swimming pool at new luxury skyscraper  Homes and Property

Central London's first 30-metre private swimming pool has raised the stakes in an “aquatic arms race” being waged by rival luxury housing developers to attract ...


Korean Air chief Cho Yang-Ho, who built L.A.'s tallest skyscraper but was plagued by scandal, dies at 70  Los Angeles Times

Cho Yang-Ho, the chairman of Korean Air who built L.A.'s highest skyscraper but whose leadership was marred by family scandals including his daughter's ...


The vanishing Empire State Building: skyscraper will soon be barely visible from Connecticut  Hartford Courant

The nation's most iconic skyscraper -- visible from Connecticut's shoreline since the Great Depression and through 9/11 -- is vanishing.The Empire State ...


Real Estate Insider: New Cadillac Tower owner puts skyscraper up for sale  Crain's Detroit Business

Let's see how this one plays out. Zaid Elia is attempting to flip Cadillac Tower in downtown Detroit, just a couple of months after he bought it. He didn't disclose ...


Falling Glass From Skyscraper Closes West Side Highway  NBC New York

Falling glass from the 40th floor of a downtown skyscraper caused part of the West Side Highway to close on Saturday morning.


Bomb threat forces evacuation of Madrid skyscraper: Police  CGTN

The Torrespacio skyscraper in Spain has been evacuated after bomb threat was received on Tuesday, according to local police. The skyscraper houses the ...


Developer Reduces Gold Coast Skyscraper by 17-Storeys  The Urban Developer

Changing market conditions has prompted a Gold Coast developer to slash 46 apartments from its permit-approved Main Beach skyscraper.


How this Geordie star links I, Daniel Blake to Skyscraper starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson  Chronicle Live

Kema Sikazwe talks about life after the award-winning film and his forthcoming stage debut Shine at Newcastle's Live Theatre.


Netflix's Our Planet Shows an Incredible Glacier Collapse  TIME

In this exclusive clip, David Attenborough narrates as cameras catch a chunk of ice the size of a skyscraper breaking off the Store Glacier.


'French Spider-Man' climbs skyscraper without harness for fundraiser  New York Post

Dubbed the “French Spider-Man,” Alain Robert scaled a skyscraper in Paris on Monday without a harness to raise funds for the renovation of Notre-Dame ...


Onyx skyscraper rains stones  Eindhoven News

Do you look up while you are walking in the centre of Eindhoven? I think you should because Eindhoven's skyline may not be safe anymore. On Saturday ...


Popular Bangkok tourist hotel up in flames, people jumping from skyscraper (VIDEOS)  RT

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died jumping to escape the fire, which ripped ...


Planned 91-storey Albert Street skyscraper hits Cross River Rail headache  Sydney Morning Herald

A planned 91-storey skyscraper on Albert Street in the Brisbane CBD has hit a problem, with its earthworks predicted to hit the Cross River Rail underground ...


Skyscraper With Glass Walkway in Nairobi  Business Daily

At Le Mac in Westlands, you can beat your fear of heights.


Nairobians mesmerized by skyscraper's glass walkway  Nairobi News

The online community has been driven into hysteria by the glass walkway located 24 floors up Nairobi's skyline. The glass walkway 126 meters-high up in the ...


New Concord skyscraper will be East Bay's tallest |  Concord Clayton Pioneer

Construction will begin soon on an office tower in downtown Concord that will be the East Bay's tallest building. The building will offer a mix of offices and ...


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

With another skyscraper planned for London, what are the rules on putting up high-rise buildings?


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.


Dezeen's top 10 skyscrapers of 2018  Dezeen

We pick 10 of the year's best skyscrapers for our review of 2018, from one sporting a 100-metre-high waterfall to the northernmost tower block in the world.


“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 ...


Moda Living Appoints John Sisk & Son to Build Birmingham Skyscraper  Irish Building Magazine

Moda, a leading developer, owner and operator of homes for rent, backed by JV partner Apache Capital, has appointed Irish construction giant John Sisk & Son ...


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.


Elise Stolte: No Blatchford or skyscraper, the humble Muttart project shows a path to a stronger Edmonton  Edmonton Journal

Without an eye-catching tower, the new Muttart Lands redevelopment near the Stadium LRT Station could easily slip under the radar.But towers are overrated, ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.




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