High-rise Construction

WilkinsonEyre designs diamond-patterned Bay Park Centre for Toronto

Bell Park Centre. Renderings courtesy WilkinsonEyre and Ivanhoé Cambridge. Click here to enlarge.

June 15, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

A sloping plaza with trees, grass, and gardens connects the two downtown towers.

Gateway Tower in Chicago. Renderings courtesy Gensler. Click here to enlarge.

June 07, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

A new 2,000-foot tower has been proposed for a site that is currently a non-monument to an abando...

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LEED Dynamic is worth the effort, says commercial real estate executive

Symphony Tower in San Diego. Photo: Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons.

May 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

San Diego office tower is California’s first office building to receive LEED Dynamic plaque in re...

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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.

May 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Building Team designed the 800,000-sf tower to use 50% less energy than a comparable building...

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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

May 17, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

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

May 16, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The 24-story curved building would be 70% more efficient than comparable housing in New York City...

Construction to begin this summer in Chicago on Studio Gang’s Vista Tower

Vista Tower. Renderings courtesy Studio Gang.

May 02, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The 1,186-foot tower will be the third-tallest building in the city.

 

Rendering courtesy Anders Berensson Architects

April 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The structure, which will be made entirely out of cross-laminated timber, will rise 436 feet into...

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bKL Architecture proposes world’s third tallest tower for China

Renderings courtesy bKL Architecture. Click here to enlarge.

April 28, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The mixed-use H700 Shenzhen Tower will have sky gardens, angled recesses, and an attached plaza....

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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

April 24, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A much anticipated, Portman-developed tower project will include collaborative office spaces, a d...

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Ingenhoven Architects unveils plans for two Tokyo towers

Renderings courtesy Ingenhoven Architects. Click here to enlarge image.

April 21, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The Toranomon District will add a business and a residential high-rise, both of which feature gre...

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OMA reveals designs for its first Tokyo skyscraper

Renderings courtesy OMA. Click here to enlarge.

April 20, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The goal is for the Toranomon Hills Station Tower to transform its neighborhood and serve as a hu...

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The tower of Dubai Creek Harbour, designed by Santiago Calatrava. Renderings courtesy Santiago Calatrava. Click here to enlarge picture.

April 12, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The slender structure will have 10 observation platforms, two Hanging Gardens decks, and a illumi...

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Photo Credit: Jorge Figueroa, flickr Creative Commons

April 08, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed reality headset will allow people to take a holographic tour of the building while keep...

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Interactive map shows present and future Miami skyline

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.

April 05, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The Downtown Miami Interactive 3-D Skyline Map lets users see the status of every downtown office...

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March 28, 2016 | BD+C Editors

The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...

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The 1975 novel was first published when the Barbican Centre towers were being built in London. Photo: Riodamascus, Wikimedia Commons

March 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The story, which was originally thought to be a critique of London’s city planning, takes place i...

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A view of London with approved tall building proposals outlined in red. Image credit: ©Visualhouse and photographer Dan Lowe

March 10, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

More than 100 tall buildings have been added to the plans for the capital city since this time la...

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Seismic Design Working Group calls for participation in peer review process

Seattle. Photo: sama093/Creative Commons.

March 09, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Research at an advanced stage.

Weston Williamson designs vertical neighborhood with ‘kissing towers’ in Hong Kong

Image: WestonWilliamson+Partners, via Dezeen. (Click here to enlarge)

March 08, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The towers will connect between the 21st and 25th floors. The entire complex will sit above a hig...

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Russian architect Vasily Klyukin unveils design for Asian Cobra Tower

Renderings courtesy Vasily Klyukin (click here for larger view).

March 07, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The skyscraper, which can change colors and would house a nightclub in its "mouth," is the latest...

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HOK’s Hertsmere House will be Western Europe’s tallest residential tower

Renderings courtesy HOK/Greenland Group

March 03, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Recently approved for development, the 67-story building will have more than 900 units.

Image courtesy OUE Skyspace LA

March 03, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The glass slide, part of a $50 million renovation project, will stretch 45 feet along the exterio...

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Wangjing SOHO, Beijing. Photo courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects via CTBUH

February 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The award program’s first year honored projects, designers, and builders stretched across six dis...

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Rendering courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

February 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be the centerpiece of Next Tokyo, a mini city in Tokyo Bay adapted to climate cha...

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Renderings courtesy SHoP Architects

February 19, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Developers plan to incorporate a landmark bank into the tower's footprint.

Rendering Courtesy of Tegmark

February 16, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Coming in at just under ‘megatall’ status, the 595-meter Nexus Building forgoes the central core...

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Bjarke Ingels Group designs winding Manhattan high-rise

Renderings courtesy Tishman Speyer

February 08, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The Spiral will be a 65-story tower with a half-mile’s worth of green space wrapped around its ex...

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Asia’s modular miracle

A 230,000-sm factory in China’s Hunan province spent several months producing modules for the 57-story J57 Mini Sky City tower, in Changsha. Using advanced prefabrication techniques, China-based contractor Broad Sustainable Building erected the tower in less than three weeks. Photos courtesy Broad Sustainable Building

February 05, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A prefab construction company in China built a 57-story tower in 19 days. Here’s how they did it....

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BIG unveils new renderings for NYC towers at 76 Eleventh Avenue

Renderings: Bjarke Ingels Group

January 25, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The twisty, asymmetrical condo complexes will have office space instead of a hotel.

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