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Tallest Skyscrapers Skyscraper News

London introduces guidance to protect cyclists from wind tunnels created by skyscrapers  Dezeen

The City of London has introduced a set of guidelines for proposed developments to protect pedestrians and cyclists from wind tunnels created by the increasing ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

a first look inside jean nouvel's 53 west 53 skyscraper in new york  Designboom

53 west 53 - the jean nouvel-designed skyscraper currently under construction next door to new york's MoMA - has unveiled the first images of its interiors.

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 ...

Skyscrapers are illegal in this country  AOL UK

Skyscrapers may seem common in the Middle East thanks to highly-developed areas like Dubai but there is one place were very tall buildings are illegal - Oman ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Convertible Hospital Skyscraper  eVolo

Editors' Choice 2019 Skyscraper Competition. Chih-Ting Yeh Taiwan. Each year, 1,000 or more people die in the war because when military conflicts between ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Downtown Orlando could get five more new skyscrapers  Orlando Sentinel

Orlando city planners have held preliminary meetings recently with developers looking to build as many as five new high rise towers in the city's Central ...

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 ...

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.

Why is there only one red skyscraper in Chicago’s skyline?  WGN TV Chicago

The Chicago skyline is an iconic symbol of the city. It's filled with glass and steel, grey and blue; but one building stands out from all the others. Called "Big Red" ...

Trump promises not to build giant skyscraper on Greenland

US president tweets picture of skyscraper in remote coastal village.

Charlotte skyscraper to sell for a record price; July home sales slide  Charleston Post Courier

CHARLOTTE — A North Carolina developer says it's agreed to purchase Bank of America's new tower in Charlotte in what would be the most expensive office ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

'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.

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 ...

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.

Window washer rescued from Chicago skyscraper  WVLT.TV

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

Skyscrapers Are Treading New Ground For Modern Day Construction  Pulse Headlines

Skyscrapers have defined the skylines of global cities for over a hundred years and are often indicative of an upwardly mobile city. Always a point of.

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 ...

Asian billionaires embark on UK spending spree as pound nosedives  The Guardian

China and Hong Kong's super-rich buy up everything from skyscrapers to private schools.

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 ...

Kiwis and Nimbyism when it comes to living in high-rise, high-density developments

OPINION: High-density living is a great idea, but no-one wants it in their backyard.

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 ...

Hong Kong needs visitors more than ever - here's why now is the time to go

In 2018, Hong Kong was the most visited city on earth, welcoming more than 65 million arrivals. This year, the former British colony has been more readily ...

Yerevan to have $270,000,000 skyscraper

YEREVAN, AUGUST 23, ARMENPRESS. Armenia's Minister of Economy Tigran Khachatryan held a meeting with Laura Investment representatives to discuss ...

These NYC buildings have the most elevator complaints  Curbed NY

On the heels of the elevator malfunction that killed a man in Kips Bay this week, home search platform has published a list of New York's ten ...

'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, ...

Stunning photos show the RAF’s Red Arrows in historic flypast over Manhattan  The Sun

THE Red Arrows have taken to the Manhattan skies in a historic 19-aircraft flight down the Hudson River and around the Statue of Liberty. For the first time in ...

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.

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.

And finally... Chinese fugitive's skyscraper sold on online auction site  Scottish Construction Now

A 44-storey skyscraper in Beijing has been sold for £610 million in an online auction after being seized by the government from its fugitive owner, The Times ...

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 ...

Alan Jones ready to raise a toast the final triumph of greed over good  The Age

Alan Jones wants Planning Minister Rob Stokes sacked for not backing the Star casino tower in Pyrmont. Sky's Graham Richardson called Stokes a coward and ...

Downtown Salt Lake City is increasingly a hub for young, tech-savvy workers who live and play among the skyscrapers  Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake City's downtown is thriving — and changing. Young, educated and tech-smart workers are moving into condos and apartments close to their jobs 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 ...

In Just 24 Hours, Skyscraper Seized From Chinese Billionaire Sold Online  NDTV 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 ...

Benidorm, the pioneering resort disdained in Spain but praised abroad  EL PAIS

Applauded for its sustainability but vilified for triggering mass tourism, the coastal city has some of the most iconic skyscrapers in the country.

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 ...

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 ...

'North Acton could become a skyscraper ghetto with no facilities' - say unhappy residents  MyLondon

Campaigners are seriously upset at plans for four tall blocks of flats.

Downtown Denver site where 81-story skyscraper was proposed has new buyer KUSA

DENVER — A prime piece of downtown Denver real estate where a developer once proposed to build an 81-story skyscraper — the tallest building by far in the ...

Renting in London:south London areas see biggest price increase as UK rents hit record high  Homes and Property

London's top 10 rental hotspots are concentrated in the south of the city, with half of the areas where rents have risen the most in the past year located south of ...

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 ...

Futuristic Floating Filtration Skyscraper 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Operating a Sustainable Skyscraper  The New School News

When the New School building at 66 West 12th Street was constructed in the early 20th century, director Alvin Johnson wanted to create a permanent home for ...

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.

Willis Tower topped by N.Y. skyscraper for unofficial title of highest roof in North America  Chicago Tribune

Willis Tower, which was dethroned five years ago by One World Trade Center as the tallest building in North America, just lost its unofficial title as the highest ...

Skyscraper At Hudson's Site May Not Be Tallest In Detroit After All  WWJ Newsradio 950

DETROIT (WWJ) -- The skyscraper being erected on the site of the old Hudson's Department Store was supposed to be the tallest building in Michigan, topping ...

dead space by finbarr fallon documents the hyperdense vertical graveyards of hong kong  Designboom

juxtaposed against backgrounds of towering skyscrapers, the dead space images by finbarr fallon present a serene yet uneasy landscape.

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'

‘Eyesore on I-4′ tower still isn’t done, in part because of I-4 construction mess  Orlando Sentinel

A year after news outlets excitedly reported lights on inside the Majesty Building, a behemoth skyscraper in Altamonte Springs that's been under construction ...

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 ...

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 ...

Plans revealed for 61-storey skyscraper  Insider Media

Plans for a 61-storey skyscraper, which would be the tallest building in Birmingham, have been revealed as part of a £150m scheme.

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...

Hong Kong protesters form human chain 30 years after 'Baltic Way'  Capital FM Kenya

Hong Kong, China, Aug 23 - Thousands of people held hands across Hong Kong late Friday in a dazzling, neon-framed recreation of a pro-democracy "Baltic ...

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.

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