High-rise Construction

London goes through with Foggo Associates' "can of ham" building

Renderings courtesy Foggo Associates.

January 27, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The much delayed high-rise development at London’s 60-70 St. Mary Axe resembles a can of ham, and...

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No. 1 Undershaft, London, Avery Associates, tower
January 20, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The 270-meter tower, dubbed the No. 1 Undershaft, will stand next to the city's "Cheesegrater" bu...

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Torre Costanera in Santiago, Chile, is South America's first supertall. Photo: J

Torre Costanera in Santiago, Chile, is South America's first supertall. Photo: Javier via Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

January 13, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Last year was a record-breaking year for high-rise construction, with 97 tall buildings completed...

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January 09, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The financial sector has almost no presence in the new tower, with creative and media companies,...

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Photo: Justin A. Wilcox via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Justin A. Wilcox via Wikimedia Commons

December 28, 2014 | Richard Wood, CEO and President, Plaza Construction

When Plaza Construction first introduced the concept of "core first" in managing the construction...

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Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

December 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The first U.S. real-estate investment by The Wanda Group, owned by China’s richest man, will be a...

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December 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat cherrypicked the top moments from 2014, including...

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 Shanghai Tower is on track to be completed by the end of 2015. Rendering courte

Shanghai Tower is on track to be completed by the end of 2015. Rendering courtesy Gensler

December 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In its annual forecast, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat predicts that 2015 will b...

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All rendering courtesy Valode & Pistre

All rendering courtesy Valode & Pistre

December 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $1 billion tower will have 114 stories, alluding to the 114 chapters of the Koran.

December 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Attia and tech company Max Sound Corp. have brought a lawsuit against Google because of Flux, a G...

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Photo: Gerry Padden, courtesy SOM

Photo: Gerry Padden, courtesy SOM

December 12, 2014 | Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill

Gerry Padden's winning photo offers a striking juxtaposition of the Brooklyn Bridge with the spar...

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Shanghai Tower. Photo: Yhz1221 via Wikimedia Commons

Shanghai Tower. Photo: Yhz1221 via Wikimedia Commons

December 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

This year has seen the completion of many signature tall buildings, including the One World Trade...

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Construction work started on the Santiago Calatrava-designed Chicago Spire in 20

Construction work started on the Santiago Calatrava-designed Chicago Spire in 2007, but was halted a year later due to the econo

November 29, 2014 | CTBUH

Remember the Chicago Spire? What about Russia Tower? These are two of the tallest building projec...

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All renderings courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

All renderings courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

November 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Fitted with an LED façade, the 468-meter Greenland Tower Chengdu will act as a light sculpture fo...

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Renderings courtesy OMA

Renderings courtesy OMA

November 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Initially, the design included six slim towers to be set on the Miami shoreline, but the cylinder...

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Renderings courtesy RPBW

Renderings courtesy RPBW

November 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has been granted planning approval for its residential building at...

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Renderings courtesy Hines

Renderings courtesy Hines

November 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Houston-based developer is planning a seven-story wood-framed office building in Minneapolis’...

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Dubai, High Rise, World's Tallest, Tower
October 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a new project containing two towers that will top the cha...

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Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy Studio Gang Architects

October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Jeanne Gang's design reinvents the Florida room with shaded, asymmetrical balconies.

Renderings courtesy Macklowe Properties

Rendering courtesy Macklowe PropertiesRenderings courtesy Macklowe Properties

October 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Concrete has been poured for the final floors of the residential high-rise at 432 Park Avenue in...

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October 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Taiwan will soon have its first Richard Meier building, a 535-foot apartment tower in Taichung Ci...

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Photo: Norma Gmez via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Norma Gmez via Wikimedia Commons

October 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 76-year-old architect sees skyscrapers and the privatization of public space to be the most p...

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All renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron and Ian Schrager Company, the project

All renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron and Ian Schrager Company, the project's developer.

October 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Herzog & de Meuron will partner with interior designer John Pawson to design a 28-story tower...

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The 200-meter mixed-use high-rise will be located near Jrn Utzon's iconic Opera

The 200-meter mixed-use high-rise will be located near Jrn Utzon's iconic Opera House. Renderings courtesy 3XN

September 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

By dividing the 200-meter building into five separate volumes and placing atria throughout each v...

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September 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Forget the cubist, clinical, glass and concrete jungle of today's financial districts. Shenzhen's...

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September 22, 2014 | Swanke Hayden Connell Architects

The 72-story tower—the first mixed-use, steel tower in Russia—is located within the new, 30 milli...

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September 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

Rising above Biscayne Bay, the 305-meter tower will include three viewing decks, a restaurant, ni...

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Hyatt Place in Washington, D.C. Photo: courtesy Cooper Carry

Hyatt Place in Washington, D.C. Photo: courtesy Cooper Carry

September 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Tutor Perini, Gensler, and AECOM top BD+C's rankings of design and construction firms with the mo...

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September 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces the winning design by MRA+A Álvarez...

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Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag

Renderings courtesy of Zaha hadid via Gizmag

September 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid's latest project in Australia is a complex of three, tapered residential high-rises th...

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