High-rise Construction

September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

As part of Copenhagen's effort to turn an industrial seaport into a bustling neighborhood, Danish...

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Renderings courtesy Golden Age Group

Renderings courtesy Golden Age Group

September 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Plans for Melbourne's tallest residential tower have been released by Elenberg Fraser Architects....

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Renderings courtesy Stantec

Renderings courtesy Stantec

August 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At 227 meters, Stantec Tower will be the tallest building in the city, dwarfing the two next-tall...

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Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.

Kingdom Tower. Image courtesy of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill.

August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Large portions of some skyscrapers are useless space used to artificially enhance their height, a...

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August 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff 
Choosing from 30,000 photos he took from the day construction began in 2006 to the day when con...
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Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners

Renderings courtesy of Goettsch Partners

August 19, 2014 | Goettsch Partners

The overall design concept is of a complex of textured buildings that would differentiate from th...

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Renderings courtesy RMJM

Renderings courtesy RMJM

August 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The tower's fish-jumping gesture is meant to symbolize the prosperity and rapid transformation of...

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Renderings courtesy of NBBJ

Renderings courtesy of NBBJ

August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Developed by architects at NBBJ, Sunbreak uses a unique three-hinged shade that morphs from an op...

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August 06, 2014 | BD+C

With vegetated balconies reaching the full height of the 100-meter tower, the One More residentia...

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August 05, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new concrete mix deforms instead of breaking, removing the threat of flying debris in an expl...

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Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower is part of a three-tower mixed-use development

July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, the 48-story luxury residential tower is part of a thr...

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July 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Authorities have decided to move 4,400 squatters out of Venezuela's third-tallest skyscraper, all...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer

The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer of terraces and balconies placed crisscross abo

July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish design firm C.F. Møller has developed a novel way to increase community space without comp...

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Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

Renderings courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has designed a 40-story residential building in San Francisco that...

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All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

All photos: Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...

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The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg,

The tower, called Polstjrnan, or "The Pole Star," is to be built in Gothenburg, Sweden. Renderings courtesy SOM

June 18, 2014 | BD+C Staff
The skyscraper, which will reach 230 meters and is named Polstjärnan, or "The Pole Star," is to...
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Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects

Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects

June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Phoenix Towers are expected to reach 1 km, the same height as Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's ...

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Renderings: courtesy Related Companies

Renderings: courtesy Related Companies

June 06, 2014 | Related Companies

Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are teaming to develop Fifty Five Hudson Yards, the...

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Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: c

Century Spire will reach 60 stories when construction is complete. Renderings: courtesy Century Properties

June 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Century Spire, Daniel Libeskind's latest project, has just broken ground in Century City, sou...

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The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, i

The University of British Columbia Earth Sciences Building, by Perkins + Will, is one of 10 structural-wood projects examined in

May 29, 2014 | reThink Wood

The wood-industry advocacy group reThink Wood has released "...

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May 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In Sernecke's competition to design Sweden's tallest skyscraper, five finalists have been selecte...

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All renderings: courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox

All renderings: courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox

May 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The two-building headquarters for Turkey’s largest and oldest financial institution, Ziraat Bank,...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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The Tree, on Bergen, Norway's, waterfront, will consist of wood structural modul

The Tree, on Bergen, Norway's, waterfront, will consist of wood structural modules with a glass and steel facade. All renderings

May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A 14-story luxury apartment block in central Bergen, Norway, will be the world's tallest timber-f...

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The Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, now under construction, will be 530 meters tal

The Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, now under construction, will be 530 meters tall and require advanced elevator systems. Renderi

May 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Illustration: Arup

Illustration: Arup

April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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B2 rendering, copyright SHoP

B2 rendering, copyright SHoP

April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

At 32 stories, the B2 residential tower at Atlantic Yards has been widely lauded as a bellwether...

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The 300-acre National Harbor mixed-use district is situated on the Potomac River

The 300-acre National Harbor mixed-use district is situated on the Potomac River in Prince Georges County, Md., bordering the n

April 09, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

AEC firms, developers, and investors worldwide are bullish on hotels. Our hospitality Giants shar...

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Systems) in progress. For additional technical infor

April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Cons...

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