High-rise Construction

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
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
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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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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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