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In 2005, the Turning Toroso, designed by Santiago Calatrava, was completed, making it the first t...read more
The proposed Dubai Steps, with 500 stairs, would be the equlvalent of 25 stories tall. How soon the city will move forward on this project, though, is still up in the air. Image: Dubai Media Office
Still in the planning stages, this building would serve tourists and power climbers alike.
Atlanta's 98 Fourteenth Street. Rendering courtesy Perkins+Will, via ArchDaily.
The 74-story 98 Fourteenth Street will be a mixed-use building with retail space and luxury resid...read more
Photo: Torre Reforma/Arup
Double-V hangers and irregularly spaced gaps allow the structure to bend.
Courtesy ZHA. Click here to enlarge.
The 38-story building will have a mashrabiya latticed facade with hotel and residential space ins...read more
Welding has begun on a 70-story-tall office and residential tower in earthquake prone San Franciso that claims it can resist a 500-year earthquake, and be back in full operation within a month after a catastrophic event. Image: Courtesy of 181 Fremont
A megabrace is a key seismic component at 181 Fremont, with offices, residences, and retail space...
Rendering of Shigeru Ban's Terrace House project. Plans are subject to change, and the full unveil is scheduled for the fall. Rendering courtesy Shigeru Ban and PortLiving. Click here to enlarge.
To lessen the carbon footprint, Terrace House in Vancouver will be made of wood sourced from Brit...read more
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The structure will be the tallest building in the Edgewater District
The 412 W. 15th St. office complex in New York City will have 8,200 sf of outdoor space on six terraces. Renderings courtesy Rockpoint Group. Click here to enlarge.
Plans originally called for a hotel, but the architect and developers adapted their design for co...read more
Infrastructure investment, led by transit-oriented projects, is driving economic growth in many of America's largest cities. Image: Transwestern
Competitiveness and economic development are at stake for cities, says Transwestern.
Taipei 101, a 2.1-million-sf, 1,667-foot-tall office building in Taiwan that was completed in 2004, was chosen by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat as the winner of its 2016 Performance Award for efficiency and sustainability. CTBUH also selected what it considers to be the best tall buildings in four regions of the world. Image: @Taipai Financial
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat selects winners in four regions.
New York City's VIA 57 West under construction in 2015. The luxury residential complex opened this year. Photo: Justin.A.Wilcox/Wikimedia Commons.
Eight winners were named in five categories that recognized tall buildings, urban habitats, innov...read more
Bell Park Centre. Renderings courtesy WilkinsonEyre and Ivanhoé Cambridge. Click here to enlarge.
A sloping plaza with trees, grass, and gardens connects the two downtown towers.
Gateway Tower in Chicago. Renderings courtesy Gensler. Click here to enlarge.
A new 2,000-foot tower has been proposed for a site that is currently a non-monument to an abando...read more
Symphony Tower in San Diego. Photo: Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons.
San Diego office tower is California’s first office building to receive LEED Dynamic plaque in re...read more
The Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh achieves the client’s sustainable business objectives. And its execution required a degree of testing and modeling by the Building Team that’s unusual for most U.S. office buildings. Photo: Connie Zhou/Michael Ash Partners. Click here to enlarge.
The Building Team designed the 800,000-sf tower to use 50% less energy than a comparable building...read more
The ground floors of Oceanwide Center's two towers will be lifted up five stories to create an “urban room” with pedestrian crossings. Image: Foster + Partners
One of Oceanwide Center’s buildings will be the city’s second tallest.
A 24-story building with 241 affordable housing units will include a charter school, medical center, cultural spaces, and a supermarket. Image: Dattner Architects
The 24-story curved building would be 70% more efficient than comparable housing in New York City...
Vista Tower. Renderings courtesy Studio Gang.
The 1,186-foot tower will be the third-tallest building in the city.
Rendering courtesy Anders Berensson Architects
The structure, which will be made entirely out of cross-laminated timber, will rise 436 feet into...read more
Renderings courtesy bKL Architecture. Click here to enlarge.
The mixed-use H700 Shenzhen Tower will have sky gardens, angled recesses, and an attached plaza....read more
The latest addition to Atlanta's Tech Square innovation center is Coda, a 1-million-sf mixed-use complex that is designed for collaboration between researchers and the private sector, and will include retail space activated by an outdoor plaza. Image: John Portman & Associates
A much anticipated, Portman-developed tower project will include collaborative office spaces, a d...read more
Renderings courtesy Ingenhoven Architects. Click here to enlarge image.
The Toranomon District will add a business and a residential high-rise, both of which feature gre...read more
Renderings courtesy OMA. Click here to enlarge.
The goal is for the Toranomon Hills Station Tower to transform its neighborhood and serve as a hu...read more
The tower of Dubai Creek Harbour, designed by Santiago Calatrava. Renderings courtesy Santiago Calatrava. Click here to enlarge picture.
The slender structure will have 10 observation platforms, two Hanging Gardens decks, and a illumi...read more
The mixed reality headset will allow people to take a holographic tour of the building while keep...read more
Screenshot of the Downtown Miami Interactive 3-D Skyline Map, which depicts what the city's skyline could look like after all of the planned, proposed, and under construction projects are finished.
The Downtown Miami Interactive 3-D Skyline Map lets users see the status of every downtown office...read more
Rendering © Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...read more
The 1975 novel was first published when the Barbican Centre towers were being built in London. Photo: Riodamascus, Wikimedia Commons
The story, which was originally thought to be a critique of London’s city planning, takes place i...read more
A view of London with approved tall building proposals outlined in red. Image credit: ©Visualhouse and photographer Dan Lowe
More than 100 tall buildings have been added to the plans for the capital city since this time la...read more