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Tallest Skyscrapers Skyscraper News



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 ...


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 ...


China is building a record number of skyscrapers  Fast Company

In 2008, developers around the world built a grand total of four “supertall” skyscrapers, a term that refers to buildings that shoot 1,000 feet or more into the air.


Skyscrapers of 2018: Soaring Beyond the Archetypal Crystal Tower  ArchDaily

Either as singular outcroppings or as part of a bustling center, skyscrapers are neck-craning icons across major city centers in the world. A modern...


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?


The most impressive skyscraper of 2018 has the fastest elevator in the world. Take a look.  Business Insider South Africa

Seoul's Lotte World Tower won the Emporis Skyscraper Award, which honors the top skyscrapers of the year.


Kohn Pederson Fox Associates' Lotte World Tower in South Korea wins Emporis Skyscraper award  Archinect

The 123-story Lotte World Tower in Seoul has received one of the world's top prizes for very tall buildings. On Thursday, the Emporis Skyscraper Award, which ...


Idea for ‘Tulip’ planted among City of London skyscrapers  Financial Times

Foster-designed 305m viewing platform would grow next to Gherkin, if approved.


Our skyscrapers Pinterest board shows striking towers from around the world  Dezeen

We've updated our Pinterest board dedicated to skyscrapers, including Büro Ole Scheeren's 77-storey MahaNakhon tower and the twisting Generali tower.


Sunland Dumps Stalled Toowong Skyscrapers  The Urban Developer

After years of uncertainty, Sunland has abandoned its controversial “champagne flute” skyscrapers, confirming it will no longer pursue the 555-apartment ...


CTBUH's list of outstanding skyscrapers  Floornature.com

The list of skyscrapers presented with an Award of Excellence the first step in the CTBUH 2019 Awards presented to the world?s best tall buildings by the ...


A design magazine named this Sunny Isles condo one of the world’s 10 best new skyscrapers  Miami Herald

Jade Signature, a new ultra-luxury condo tower in Sunny Isles Beach, has been named one of the 10 best skyscrapers of 2018 by Dezeen, an influential ...


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.


Two Bridges skyscrapers get City Planning approval  Curbed NY

Five months after beginning a public review process, the developers of a trio of skyscrapers on the Lower East Side have cleared a major hurdle. The Real Deal ...


Drone footage shows the surreal view of glittering skyscrapers as they are shrouded in heavy fog  Daily Mail

The best part of visiting a skyscraper is to go to the top; but the best way to view a skyscraper is from the top. This drone footage shows the incredible view of a ...


China tops 2018 skyscraper list  TimesLIVE

Beijing's China Zun is the tallest building completed in 2018.


Work to begin on two gigantic Plymouth waterfront skyscrapers  Plymouth Live

The company behind ambitious plans to build two huge blocks of luxury flats on Plymouth's waterfront has raised the £3million it needs kick-start the projects.


Skyscraper Construction: Nobody Comes Close To China In 2018 [Infographic]  Forbes

2018 was another strong year for skyscraper construction with 143 buildings 200 meters (660 feet) tall or higher built around the world. The sum of heights of all ...


Rhinos mate in full view of skyscrapers at Nairobi national park  Daily Mail

A road maintenance worker got an eyeful when he visited the park to snap photos. The wanton one-ton duo got it on in front of him and the Kenyan capital's ...


London's getting a bunch of new skyscrapers — Economy  Economy

510 buildings over 20 stories high are being planned in the UK capital city, including a 300m-high skyscraper nicknamed “the Tulip”.


Ice Chunks Fall from Chicago Skyscrapers, Damaging Cars Hundreds of Feet Below  The Weather Channel

As ice and snow melted off Chicago's skyscrapers days after Winter Storm Bruce hindered travel in the city, large chunks of ice crashed down to the ground from ...


Lower skyscrapers, wider parks in revised Lincoln Yards proposal  Chicago Tribune

Shorter skyscrapers and more park space are key aspects of a revised plan for Sterling Bay's proposed $5 billion-plus Lincoln Yards development along the ...


Chicago Weather: Downtown sidewalks near skyscrapers closed due to falling ice  WLS-TV

Sidewalks around skyscrapers in downtown Chicago and on the Near North Side have been closed to pedestrians Wednesday to protect them from falling ice.


Elevator in Chicago's former John Hancock Center skyscraper fell 84 floors before rescue  WXYZ Detroit

People rescued from a trapped elevator in one of Chicago's tallest skyscrapers later learned they had dropped 84 floors. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday ...


City Council Files Lawsuit Against 'Irrational' Approval Of LES Skyscrapers  Gothamist

Local elected officials have filed a lawsuit to prevent a trio of skyscrapers from rising in the Lower East Side, after the mayor's city planning agency voted to ...


Skyscrapers of a bleak city loom out of icy mist on Tazov peninsula - but it is an amazing mirage  The Siberian Times

Despite appearances, there is no city anywhere near this oil and gas facility in the Arctic.


Skyscrapers in Pall Mall? Designer's futuristic vision for Liverpool city centre  Liverpool Echo

Michael McDonough wants to see more office blocks on old station site.


'Horn'y Rhinos Caught Mating in Full View of Nairobi Skyscrapers  PEOPLE.com

The lusty rhinos were photographed in Nairobi National Park in Kenya by a highway worker.


Supreme court forces demolition of two 'iconic' skyscrapers on the Benidorm skyline  Euro Weekly News

TWO iconic apartment towers located in the area of ​​Punta Llisera, in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca are set to be demolished. The skyscrapers each have 22.


From Greenwich scrapyards to designing homes in skyscrapers: how Tom Dixon's industrial chic revolutionised our interiors  Telegraph.co.uk

Beneath blue skies on the Greenwich waterfront, the designer Tom Dixon is paying a rare return visit to the place he knew as a child.


Skyscrapers constructed with 21,000 plants could reduce cities’ roles in climate change  NOLA.com

We in a way design and build houses for trees,” said architect Stefano Boeri.


YouTuber Uses Lego to Explain the Physics of Keeping Skyscrapers from Shaking  Interesting Engineering

Have you ever wondered why skyscrapers don't sway in the wind or worse during earthquakes? How do such high buildings maintain their stability?


City Planning Approves Two Bridges Skyscrapers, Opponents Threaten Legal Action  Bowery Boogie

The dystopian future in which glass towers wall off the Lower East Side waterfront is now much closer to happening. City Planning Commission yesterday.


Where shrines meet skyscrapers: Visiting Tokyo's architecture  The Seattle Times

Dozens of new skyscrapers will populate Tokyo's skyline, just in time for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Of course, some of the best views of those ...


Foster + Partners' skinny New York skyscraper rises beside Seagram Building  Dezeen

Foster + Partners' super-skinny residential skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan features a ribbed glass exterior and plenty of luxury amenities.


Ramsey County selects developer for skyscrapers along St. Paul riverfront  Star Tribune

The Ramsey County Board pushed forward a proposal Tuesday that could reshape the downtown St. Paul skyline and create a walkable slope down the bluffs ...


How capital wound up with slums next to skyscrapers  The Star, Kenya

Nairobi, the country's capital and largest city, epitomises the contrast between the haves and the have-nots. It is one of the many cities in Africa experiencing ...


Damascus Awaits Its First Skyscrapers With Housing Complex Construction Underway  Sputnik International

DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - The landscape of the Syrian capital will greatly change in the coming years due to the construction of two residential estates, with three ...


Off-White Is Releasing A Dubai-Exclusive Capsule Collection Called "Skyscrapers"  HarpersBazaarArabia

Always edgy, always mysterious: Following the debut of their first Middle Eastern shop in Dubai Mall's Fashion Avenue, the trendiest brand on the map is ...


Researchers: Houston Skyscrapers Slowed Hurricane Harvey, Causing More Rain  Insurance Journal

Humans helped make recent devastating U.S. hurricanes wetter but in different ways, two new studies find. Hurricane Harvey snagged on the skyscrapers of.


Casino Operator Crown Reiterates Commitment to Building Australia's Tallest Skyscraper  Casino News Daily

Crown Resort still struggles to secure financing for a multi-billion hotel and residential tower that will be Australia's tallest skyscraper. Australian casino operator ...


Skyscrapers Contributing To Climate Change, And Reinstating Clinton And Keller To Curriculum: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of The Week’s News  Houston Public Media

The Houston Matters panel of non-experts breaks down stories from the week's news and decides if they're good, bad, or ugly.


What happened next? The super raccoon who scaled a skyscraper  The Guardian

The world tuned in to watch the plight of the creature as she climbed 25 stories. Where did she go and what is she up to now?


Dubai’s tallest skyscrapers – and what you can do at them  Time Out Dubai

Dubai is home to some of the world's most incredible towers – including 22 "supertall" skyscrapers over 300 metres in height. And while the city revels in its ...


Developers want to build twin residential skyscrapers that would be tallest in Montreal  CBC.ca

A consortium of real estate developers have started promoting a $700-million pair of residential towers that promise to dominate Montreal's skyline well before ...


Elevator riders plunge 84 floors after cables snap in Chicago skyscraper  WCVB Boston

People rescued from a trapped elevator in one of Chicago's tallest skyscrapers later learned they had dropped 84 floors. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday ...


Ole Scheeren completes MahaNakhon – second tallest building in Thailand  Dezeen

The opening of the observation deck atop Ole Scheeren's MahaNakhon skyscraper in Bangkok marks the completion of Thailand's second tallest building.


Council leader says Dundee skyscraper plans are ‘fantasy’  The Courier

The leader of Dundee City Council has said proposals to create Scotland's tallest building on the waterfront appear to be “fantasy”. Developers InverTay Homes ...


Plans for 30-storey skyscraper near Waterloo station unveiled as part of £1.5bn scheme to replace Sixties block Elizabeth House  Evening Standard

A £1.5 billion scheme has been unveiled to transform the area outside Waterloo station with a 30-storey skyscraper. *Fresh* plans to replace brutalist Sixties block ...


Giuliani Says Trump Pursued Moscow Skyscraper Deal into November 2016  Democracy Now!

The president's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that Donald Trump pursued discussions about building a skyscraper in Moscow until November of ...


London's 'Tulip' tower proposal worries air traffic control  CNN

London City Airport has expressed concerns over plans for a new skyscraper known as the Tulip, which would become the city's second tallest building.


Salesforce to add 1,000 jobs in new Chicago riverfront skyscraper  Chicago Tribune

Software firm Salesforce confirmed its plans to anchor an upcoming riverfront skyscraper and add at least 1000 jobs to its Chicago workforce in the next five ...


Dangle no more: Window-washing drone for towers could replace human cleaners  Digital Trends

The maker of a window-washing drone for tall buildings claims it can do the job 20 times faster than humans and is much safer than using workers in cradles.


Will Bratislava gets its first modern skyscraper?  The Slovak Spectator

The tower, part of the Eurovea extension, is designed to be 168 metres high.


London's Tulip skyscraper worries airport  CNN

Ambitious plans for the construction of the Tulip, a new skyscraper in the British capitals, have worried air traffic control.


Skyscrapers, soccer balls 'Be Best': White House decorations feature first family's favorite things  Daily Mail

The White House has been decorated for Christmas with care and first lady Melania Trump has unveiled its patriotic theme, which contain nods to the first ...


Foster's 425 Park Avenue skyscraper tops out in New York  Dezeen

Norman Foster has declared that the stepped 41-storey office tower his firm has designed for New York's Park Avenue will "set new standards for workplace ...


UBS Corrals Mega-Rich Clients to Bet on Times Square Skyscraper  Bloomberg

A major Times Square development has secured more than $780 million in new equity, including about $400 million from UBS Group AG's ultra-high-net-worth ...


Plans to build 54-story skyscraper in Emeryville met with mixed reaction  KRON4

The skyline in the East Bay could drastically change if the City of Emeryville approves a proposed skyscraper.


Long Island City's Future Tallest Skyscraper, Skyline Tower, Now Rising Above Street Level  New York YIMBY

YIMBY has the latest construction update on the Court Square City View Tower in Long Island City, Queens, at 23-15 44th Drive, with 802 expected units.


Developer has tall obstacles to clear before building 54-story skyscraper in Emeryville  KTVU San Francisco

EMERYVILLE, Calif. (KTVU) - A skyscraper proposed for Emeryville came before the public Thursday night, in a study session before the Planning Commission.


From cheap gadgets to 'E-Cool', Shenzhen workers recall its early days  euronews

By Samantha Vadas and Thomas Peter SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - When Japanese recruiters plucked Liu Xueqin from her provincial hometown 33 years ...


Skyscraper star Chin Han talks disaster movies, Dwayne Johnson and terrifying stunts  Evening Standard

Chin Han is a film and TV actor who has appeared in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Night, Contagion, and – most recently – the pacy action caper, Skyscraper, ...


Proposed skyscraper would transform Orlando skyline  WESH Orlando

A 41-story skyscraper approved Tuesday by Orlando's planning board is set to become the City Beautiful's tallest building. The Zoi House will be located at the ...


Critics want to nip City skyscraper Tulip in the bud  The Times

Does it look like a tulip, sperm or a sex toy? A tower set to dominate the City of London is splitting opinion on its form and whether it should be built at all.Historic ...


Santa rappels down a skyscraper to deliver gifts to Berlin children  The Mercury

Santa Claus surprises children in Berlin by climbing down a 25-storey tower to deliver presents. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Most Viewed.


City Council overrides veto on skyscraper project  Miami Herald

Providence City Council votes to override a mayoral veto in favor of a proposed 46-story skyscraper.


Dundee council warns of ‘challenges’ for Discovery Heights skyscraper plans  Evening Telegraph

Proposals to bring a skyscraper to Dundee Waterfront have been given a warm reception from the public – but the council has warned that the project ...


Skyscraper Fight Club  The New Yorker

A martial-arts league stages a glitzy fight on the hundred-and-second floor of One World Trade Center.


Flashback 1958: Australia’s first skyscraper opens in Melbourne  The Age

First published in The Age on October 15, 1958. View of City in Miniature from Our Tallest Office Block. Melbourne is of your feet at the top of Australia's tallest ...


Heritage experts slam Norman Foster's plans for 1,000ft Tulip skyscraper  Daily Mail

Heritage experts have objected to Norman Foster's plans for a new 1000ft London skyscraper - because it would diminish the Tower of London's 'royal power'.


The Bonus  Motherboard

Two hundred extra hours of life per month, and only a few would have to be dedicated to the Company. Who would say no to not sleeping, to the bonus?


Jade Signature Named by Dezeen as a Top Ten International Skyscraper of 2018  Business Wire

Dezeen, a foremost global architect and design publication, announced its list of the year's top 10 international skyscrapers, with Jade Signature amo.


Emeryville Eyes Record-Breaking Residential Skyscraper  CBS San Francisco

EMERYVILLE (KPIX 5) — A 54-story residential tower is being proposed for Emeryville, which would make it the tallest residential building in the Bay Area.


Emeryville Considers Adding 54-Story Skyscraper  NBC Bay Area

The Emeryville Planning Commission on Thursday will host a study session focusing on a proposed mixed commercial/residential project anchored by a ...


Plans for 54-story skyscraper in Emeryville  KTVU San Francisco

The Emeryville Planning Commission on Thursday will host a study session focusing on a proposed mixed commercial/residential project anchored by a ...


Sir David Adjaye's First New York Skyscraper Continues Rising Over the Financial District at 130 William Street  New York YIMBY

Visible from the Brooklyn Bridge and starting to pop up over its surrounding context, 130 William Street, designed by Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates, ...


The Latest: Pedestrians warned of ice from skyscraper  The State

Police in North Carolina's largest city are warning pedestrians of ice falling from a downtown skyscraper.


Manchester’s latest skyscraper has reached its highest point  Manchester Evening News

The concrete structure and external envelope is complete.


£27m funding deal sealed for city skyscraper  The Business Desk

A £27.2m funding deal to support the delivery of a 33-storey residential tower in Birmingham has been sealed. Aprirose secured the three-year loan from Lloyds ...


'Urban Explorers' Spared Jail For Breaching Skyscraper Injunction  IBB Solicitors

Five teenage "urban explorers" have been spared jail for climbing a Canary Wharf skyscraper, even though they scaled to the top of the tower to mock a court ...


Urban explorers spared jail for scaling Canary Wharf skyscraper  ITV News

Five urban explorers who climbed a Canary Wharf skyscraper have avoided jail for defying a court order banning them from trespassing on the site.


TOWIE's Lydia Bright and sister Georgia climb skyscraper for charity challenge  East London and West Essex Guardian Series

Former TOWIE legend Lydia Bright has scaled one of London's tallest buildings to raise cash for charity close to her heart.


Stupidity Unleashed – Skyscraper (DVD Review)  VultureHound Magazine

Did you ever want to see an action movie where it's relentlessly stupid all the way through and doesn't have that much originality in its body? Then, Skyscraper is ...


Dubai's glittering, futuristic metropolis came at the cost of hundreds of thousands of workers, and recommending it as a tourist destination feels wrong  Business Insider

The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for extravagant, newly built landmarks like the Burj Khalifa, the Palm Jumeirah, and the Dubai Mall.


35XV a sequined skyscraper in Manhattan by FXCollaborative  Floornature.com

The Manhattan skyscraper designed by FXCollaborative recalls a sparkling sequined dress.


A closer look at the space-age “Tulip” skyscraper  IanVisits

Earlier this week it was announced that planning permission would be sought for a “Tulip” skyscraper viewing platform in the City of London. The planning ...


'Shameful': Housing chief slams government shutdown of Purley skyscraper plans  Your Local Guardian

Croydon Council's head of housing has slammed the government for its 'shameful' intervention into plans to build a skyscraper in Purley.


Five great dayhikes in Hong Kong  ABS-CBN News

For many travelers, Hong Kong means shopping, dining, entertainment, and amusement. What many visitors may not be aware of, however, is that Hong Kong is ...


Hyundai Motor may finally start erecting Korea’s tallest and most expensive building  Pulse News

Hyundai Motor Group may be finally able to erect its new headquarters in what would be the tallest skyscraper in South Korea on the expansive lot of land it had ...


Meet the Tulip: London’s newest, and strangest skyscraper  The National

The Gherkin's flower-inspired sibling will stand at nearly 300 metres and could be built as soon as 2025.


DOWNTOWN ORLANDO: Proposed 41-story skyscraper would be the tallest in Orlando's skyline | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando's planning board recommended approval for a proposal to build Orlando's tallest skyscraper in the downtown area on Tuesday.


Philip Colbert updates pop art for the digital age in new show  WSAU News

LONDON (Reuters) - Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British ...


Century-old Hartford skyscraper looks to a more 'hip' future - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

Stark Office Suites of New York rebrands century-old skyscraper in downtown Hartford for a more hip future.


6 people trapped in elevator at Chicago skyscraper | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Six people trapped in an elevator at Chicago's John Hancock building said Monday they learned the elevator dropped 84 floors before they were rescued.


Dramatic photos show how radically Dubai has changed in 50 years  Business Insider

In just over two decades, Dubai has transformed from a desert backwater port to a thriving metropolis with the third-most skyscrapers in the world.


He paints the scaffolding of the world and this skyscraper is the pinnacle of power and exploitation  CBC.ca

Chilean-born, Montreal-based painter Rafael Sottolichio makes paintings about power, ideology and his own position as an immigrant to Canada.


Second Round of Long Island City's Skyscraper Boom Gets Underway as Durst's 67-Story Queens Plaza Park Begins Rising at 27-29 Queens Plaza North  New York YIMBY

YIMBY has the latest on the Durst Organization's 67-story residential skyscraper "Queens Plaza Park," rising as part of the Amazon boom in Long Island City.


New Skyscraper Planned For Chicago River At Wolf Point  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new skyscraper is on the horizon for the Chicago River, as a software company plans to bring 1,000 new jobs to Chicago.


The Architectural Trends that Dominated News Stories in 2018  ArchDaily

In a year packed with headlines, you'd be forgiven for occasionally letting them pass you by. But even within the mass of project proposals, awards,...




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