High-rise Construction

South HeXi Yuzui financial district supertall skyscraper

Rendering courtesy AS+GG

November 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The firm won an international design competition for the project in 2018.

Top Tower as seen from the street

All renderings courtesy Trigema

October 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sculptor David Černý and architect Tomáš Císař from the studio Black n´ Arch designed the project...

CITIC Tower from the ground

All images courtesy KPF, H.G. Esch

October 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower is the fourth tallest in China and the eighth tallest in the world.

CIrrus condo tower entrance

All renderings courtesy Lendlease

September 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

bKL Architecture designed the towers.

Courtesy AS+GG

September 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will be the tallest residential skyscraper in the world.

Matt Gough, Director of Innovation and Work Winning, Mace Group

Matt Gough, Director of Innovation and Work Winning, Mace Group 

  

August 27, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

From building prefab factories in the sky to incubating the next generation of AEC tech startups,...

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Empire State Building museum, New York, N.Y. Image: Evan Joseph, Empire State Building Observatory

What museum about the Empire State Building would be complete without a reference to King Kong? Visitors can walk into an office setting from the 1930s that’s pierced by the famous ape’s fingers. Kong himself is seen peering menacingly through the office’s windows. All images: Evan Joseph, Empire State Building Observatory

    

July 29, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A $165 million, 10,000-sf museum opened on the second floor of the Empire State Building in New Y...

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Courtesy Seaport San Diego

July 25, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be part of the $2.4 billion Seaport San Diego project.

Modular construction can deliver projects 50% faster

Modular carries a potential cost savings of up to 20%, but there is a risk of up to a 10% loss if delivery or material costs spike, the report says.

June 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Modular construction can deliver projects 20% to 50% faster than traditional methods and drastica...

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Top new skyscrapers for 2019: Salesforce Tower named best worldwide, Ping An Finance Center best 'supertall'

Left: Salesforce Tower, photo: Jason O'Rear; Right: Ping An Finance Center, photo: Tim Griffith

April 11, 2019 | BD+C Staff and CTBUH

The San Francisco tower was recognized for its innovations in seismic engineering and a design th...

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The top of The Tulip in London

Rendering: DBOX for Foster + Partners

April 10, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Designed by Foster + Partners, the Tulip will rise 1,001 feet and be a new cultural and tourist a...

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Nanning China Resources topping out

Courtesy Goettsch Partners

March 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will become the tallest in Nanning, China upon completion.

Looking down on the Burj Jumeira and the surrounding base and retail component

Rendering courtesy Dubai Holding

February 08, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor

SOM designed the tower.

Paramount at dusk

Courtesy Goettsch Partners

January 18, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Goettsch Partners is the project’s architect.

Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Center lit up at night

©Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

January 14, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower is at the center of the Shimao Longgang Master Plan.

Rendering of Park Tower high-rise

Courtesy Goettsch

January 10, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The amenities that set this 605-foot-tall building apart are its 50,000 sf of outdoor and open sp...

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Record number of 'supertall' towers were completed in 2018

Citic Tower in Beijing. Rendering: KPF

December 13, 2018 | BD+C and CTBUH

Citic Tower in Beijing and Vincom Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City are among 18 "supertall" skyscr...

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August 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The CTBUH created the list as part of a recent study.

Photo: Chao Zhang

August 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new skyscraper is the home of Shenzhen Energy Company.

Tribune Tower

Adam Jones, Wikimedia Commons

August 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The newspaper and the building's new owners reached a settlement.

Willis Tower lights

Photo courtesy EQ Office

August 01, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new lights will save Willis Tower more than 70% in antenna-lighting energy costs.

July 31, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower is located in Guiyang’s central business district.

100 Leadenhall street in the easter cluster in the City of London

Courtesy SOM

July 10, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will rise in the City of London’s eastern cluster.

Oasia Downtown hotel

Patrick Bingham-Hall

June 01, 2018 | CTBUH

Oasia Downtown Hotel named “Best Tall Building Worldwide” for 2018.

May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), embassy design... read more

Courtesy CTBUH

May 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The list comes from a recent CTBUH study.

Register before it’s too late: 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

This two-day conference will see the owner/developers and design teams for 48 Finalist projects compete for winning distinctions across eight award categories.

May 14, 2018 | Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

The conference explores and celebrates the very best in innovative tall buildings, urban spaces,...

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The Willis Tower in Chicago
May 08, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Otis will handle the upgrades.

Una Residences terrace

Courtesy AS+GG

April 24, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will be located in Miami’s South Brickell neighborhood.

Planned Tribune Tower skyscraper next to Trump tower

Rendering courtesy Golub & Co. and CIM Group

April 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be the second tallest in the city.

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