High-rise Construction

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January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff 

In an ideal world, every office employee would have a beautiful view from his or her desk. While...

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January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A grand atrium, reaching some 30 stories, highlights the contemporary, bright-white design scheme...

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Kingdom Tower, set to become the worlds next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28, 2014 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction fore...

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All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun
January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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Renderings courtesy Foster + Partners, Comcast Corp.
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The British architect last week unveiled his scheme for the $1.2 billion, 59-story Comcast Innova...

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At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build
January 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 to...

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All photos courtesy Joseph di Pasquale Architect
January 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 33-story Guanghzou Circle takes the shape of a giant ribbon spool, with the floor space house...

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January 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Set to open in late 2015, the 46-story Clearpoint Residences condo tower will feature planted ter...

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December 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The world's tallest twisting tower and the rise of augmented reality technology in construction w...

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November 13, 2013 | AISC

Design professionals now have a valuable new resource on practical applications for stability des...

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November 05, 2013

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) has added more historic documents to its onli...

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October 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 75-story residential building, designed by SOM, features a dramatically rising helix shape fo...

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
October 01, 2013 | AISC

The Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn and the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., are among p...

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September 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 1,476-foot-tall structure will showcase Korean cloaking technology that utilizes an LED façad...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

San Francisco is poised to drop a requirement that skyscrapers have refill stations so firefighte...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Bow in Calgary and CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are among the world's best new high-rise proj...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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July 09, 2013 | AISC

Design professionals now have a valuable new resource on blast resistant structures with AISC Des...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester in Yonkers, N.Y., celebrated the completion of a LEGO r...

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All images: Mirvish+Gehry
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A trio of mixed-use towers planned for an urban redevelopment project in Toronto has been redesig...

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All images  Jade Signature
June 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Real estate developer Fortune International has released details of its new Jade Signature proper...

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June 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developer Cousins Properties broke ground on the 29-story Colorado Tower in downtown Austin, Texa...

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The Wabash Building (blue) is a modern response to Roosevelt Universitys needs
June 12, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Roosevelt University builds a 32-story tower to satisfy students’ needs for housing, instruction,...

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KONE UltraRope elevator hoisting machine.
June 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

KONE Corporation has announced a new elevator technology that could make it possible for supertal...

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The Timber Tower, @SOM
June 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a report released today, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill discu...

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May 07, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 400-meter-high, 116-story Imperial Tower in Mumbai will feature a slender, rounded form optim...

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