High-rise Construction

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December 06, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by SL Green, will stand 1,401 tall.

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December 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building sits just a few blocks from the LEED-Platinum certified Taipei 101, the world’s eigh...

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November 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Shanghai Tower beat out three other finalists selected from 132 entries from around the world for...

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November 03, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Murphy Development Group is looking for tenants for the $800 million project.

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November 01, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

The top firm has worked on almost half of the world’s 100 tallest buildings.

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November 01, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The model is on display at the newly opened LEGOLAND Dubai.

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November 01, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will become the tallest residential tower in the city.

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October 31, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

All but four owners/developers on the list are located in the United Arab Emirates, China, or Hon...

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October 28, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

Only one firm has worked on more than 10 of the world’s 100 tallest buildings.

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October 27, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

The top firm worked on over three times as many of the tallest buildings as the second place firm...

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October 26, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

The top firm has worked on almost one-fifth of the 100 tallest buildings in the world.

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October 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Residents are beginning to question if the tower, which exists in a major earthquake fault zone,...

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October 21, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

Two firms stand well above the others when it comes to the number of tall buildings they have des...

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October 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The towers thrive on ‘creative tension’ and lean farther away from each other the higher they cli...

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October 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

River Beech Tower is said to be a part of a masterplan along the Chicago River.

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October 05, 2016 | David Malone

The building has achieved REDi Gold Rating, resilience-based design guidelines developed by Arup...

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October 05, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 65-story tower will be primarily office space and has an estimated development cost of $3.2 b...

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October 04, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The skyscraper received the certification despite a setback caused by Hurricane Sandy.

The OH-1 redevelopment project in Tokyo, one of that metro's biggest projects, is designed to recall the past and look forward to the future. Image: courtesy SOM / © Methanoia

September 23, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Mitsui Fudosan and SOM join forces to create OH-1, a mixed-use complex with a prominent public sq...

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September 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

At 1,030 feet tall, MahaNakhon Tower’s height is only outdone by its arresting design.

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September 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

With a bookstore at the heart of the development, the project looks to exemplify an ancient Chine...

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September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 18-story building is designed to resemble a moss-covered river pebble in Taipei’s Nangang Dis...

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The 67-story Spire London will have separate entrances for tenants of affordable and pricier apartments. At 771 feet high, it would be Europe's tallest residential tower. Image: Greenland Group

September 08, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

China’s Greenland Group is the developer of four of the world’s 10 largest skyscrapers

Image courtesy of Kohn Pedersen Fox

September 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Damac, the Dubai-based developer of the project, selected the Australian property construction an...

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Rendering courtesy of bKL Architecture

September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwe...

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September 06, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The skyscraper would be the first in Australia to incorporate solar cells in its façade.

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August 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

In 2005, the Turning Toroso, designed by Santiago Calatrava, was completed, making it the first t...

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The proposed Dubai Steps, with 500 stairs, would be the equlvalent of 25 stories tall. How soon the city will move forward on this project, though, is still up in the air. Image: Dubai Media Office

August 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Still in the planning stages, this building would serve tourists and power climbers alike. 

Perkins+Will unveils plans for what will be Atlanta’s second-tallest tower

Atlanta's 98 Fourteenth Street. Rendering courtesy Perkins+Will, via ArchDaily.

July 26, 2016 | BD+C Editors

The 74-story 98 Fourteenth Street will be a mixed-use building with retail space and luxury resid...

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Photo: Torre Reforma/Arup

July 20, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Double-V hangers and irregularly spaced gaps allow the structure to bend.

 

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