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February 05,2014

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened the door for the so-called "...

Kingdom Tower, set to become the world’s next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28,2014

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction forecast for the worldwide high-rise industry....

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January 23,2014

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior designed to maximize the amount of energy collected...

At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build
January 21,2014

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 towers, according to a report by the Council on...

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September 26,2013

The use of glass as a building material positively impacts learning, healing, productivity and well-being, according to a white paper published by...

July 12,2013
The Statue of Liberty National Monument reopened to the public featuring two new fire stairwells and an elevator that will allow visitors with...
The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09,2013

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are among the breakthroughs named 2013 Innovation Award...

St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
May 17,2013

Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient, and more sustainable. Here are five tips to help...

May 08,2013

Scott Thomsen, president of Guardian Industries Global Flat Glass Group, will engage the global glass technorati in an opening speech at Glass...