Two firms stand well above the others when it comes to the number of tall buildings they have des...read more
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The towers thrive on ‘creative tension’ and lean farther away from each other the higher they cli...read more
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River Beech Tower is said to be a part of a masterplan along the Chicago River.
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The building has achieved REDi Gold Rating, resilience-based design guidelines developed by Arup...read more
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The 65-story tower will be primarily office space and has an estimated development cost of $3.2 b...read more
The skyscraper received the certification despite a setback caused by Hurricane Sandy.
The OH-1 redevelopment project in Tokyo, one of that metro's biggest projects, is designed to recall the past and look forward to the future. Image: courtesy SOM / © Methanoia
Mitsui Fudosan and SOM join forces to create OH-1, a mixed-use complex with a prominent public sq...read more
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At 1,030 feet tall, MahaNakhon Tower’s height is only outdone by its arresting design.
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With a bookstore at the heart of the development, the project looks to exemplify an ancient Chine...read more
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The 18-story building is designed to resemble a moss-covered river pebble in Taipei’s Nangang Dis...read more
The 67-story Spire London will have separate entrances for tenants of affordable and pricier apartments. At 771 feet high, it would be Europe's tallest residential tower. Image: Greenland Group
China’s Greenland Group is the developer of four of the world’s 10 largest skyscrapers
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Damac, the Dubai-based developer of the project, selected the Australian property construction an...read more
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The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwe...read more
The skyscraper would be the first in Australia to incorporate solar cells in its façade.
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.
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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