High-rise Construction

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.

The Hangzhou Wangchao center in China

Courtesy SOM | Brick Visual

April 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower will rise 944 feet.

Interior of the planned W350 building
February 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The planned tower would rise 350 meters (1148 feet).

Ground floor rainforest plaza

Courtesy BIG.

February 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new skyscraper will include “the office of the future.”

The 1,823-foot Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, is the second-tallest building completed in 2017. Courtesy CTBUH

December 20, 2017 | Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

More than 140 skyscrapers were completed across the globe this year, including 15 supertall tower...

Six Fifty 17 rising from the Denver skyline

Rendering courtesy of Six Fifty 17

October 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Manhattan-based Greenwich Realty Capital is developing the project.

An glass elevator

Pixabay Public Domain

September 08, 2017 | CTBUH

When it comes to the tallest skyscrapers in the world, the vertical commute in the building becom...

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Three high-rise buildings as seen from the ground

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September 05, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In wake of Grenfell tragedy, Council forms new workgroup.

Water Street Tampa's 18 buildings are being designed by mulitple architecturual and design firms. The 50-acre, 9-million-sf community is expected to attract 23,000 workers and residents to Tampa's downtown. Image: Strategic Property Partners. CLICK HERE TO ENLARGE IMAGE

August 30, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Nine architects, three interior designers, and nine contractors are involved in this $3 billion p...

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A cityscape of tall buildings

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August 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The standards will examine existing codes and regulations to find where they are too broad or con...

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