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An Asteroid The Size of the Burj Khalifa is Barrelling Towards Earth

12 hours agoHumor : eBaum's World

Roughly the size of the tallest building in the world, the asteroid is heading towards us at 67,000 miles per hour.

Awful: Double Murder At The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

Gosh, this is just a horrible story. The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, located on the top 15 floors of Hong Kong's tallest building, is one of the best hotels in the city. Unfortunately a rather gruesome incident occurred there over the weekend. A...Show More Summary

20-story residential high-rise would be among Glendale’s tallest buildings

It would replace a Brand Boulevard parking garage A new high-rise may be on the way to Glendale, bringing 240 new units of housing to the city. Developer Adelphia Properties filed plans with the city last month that call for a 20-story tower with 14 floors of housing above six levels of parking (plus 3.5 more floors of parking below ground). Show More Summary

Dubai Unveils the “World’s Largest Picture Frame”

The UAE already houses a number of the tallest buildings in the world, most notably the megatall skyscraper Burj Khalifa, and now it includes the “World’s Largest Picture Frame.” Situated in Dubai’s Zabeel Park, the structure simply dubbed as “Dubai Frame,” measures in at 150 meters or about 493 feet tall, which is highlighted by […]

An Unfinished, 511-Foot Skyscraper Is Being Auctioned Off Online

The new Hilton was supposed to be a glorious addition to Taiyuan, a city in northern China with a population the size of Los Angeles. It was to be a five-star hotel, and the tallest building in Shanxi Province. But 11 years after construction began, the building remains unfinished. Show More Summary

Visualizing The Global Rush To Build Skyscrapers

As the creator of today’s visualization, Alberto Lucas López, points out, “the world’s tallest buildings have acted as barometers”. Another way of putting it? Our biggest architectural accomplishments are highly visible symbols of what...Show More Summary

Jokesters propose fountain on top of Salesforce Tower

No comment The 1,070-foot-tall Salesforce Tower will soon open for business as San Francisco’s tallest building. It seems that a few local wisenheimers have an opinion about its silhouette. Most notably, San Francisco rapscallion Micah...Show More Summary

Ole Scheeren unveils designs for a stunning sky forest in Vietnam

International architecture firm Buro Ole Scheeren just unveiled designs for Empire City, a greenery-infused skyscraper set to rise in Ho Chi Minh City. Expected to become Vietnam’s tallest building at 1,093 feet, the development softens...Show More Summary

New 'Zig Zagging' Tower Proposed For Oakland Chinatown Would Be City's Tallest Tower

Topping out at 460 feet, this new "zig zagging" tower proposed for Oakland's Chinatown district would become the city's tallest building, edging out the Ordway building, which stands at 404 feet. [ more › ]

Strasbourg Cathedral's Antique Graffiti in Strasbourg, France

The Strasbourg Cathedral is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and was the tallest building in the world from about 1647 to 1874. As such, it attracted its share of visitors over the centuries. These people have done more than look...Show More Summary

A US design firm has drawn up plans for a skyscraper that would hang from an asteroid

A New York design firm called Clouds Architecture Office has proposed a tower that would hang from an asteroid 31,068 miles above Earth. The Analemma Tower would be the tallest building ever made. The plans say it would be powered by...Show More Summary

Massive, 76-Story Apartment Tower Planned For River North Parking Lot At State & Chicago

Nearly as tall as the John Hancock Center, it would become Chicago's sixth tallest building. [ more › ]

Geocon brings in specialists to investigate noise problems in Canberra’s tallest building

3 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Canberra developer Geocon has brought in technical specialists to investigate the source of noises at the 27-storey Wayfarer apartments in Belconnen which have been concerning some residents in the upper levels of the huge building. Two residents have submitted formal complaints about the loud noises which have occurred on a regular basis and apparently are […]

Canadas tallest building breaks ground in Toronto

Canada’s tallest building has just begun construction in Toronto. Designed by Foster + Partners and CORE Architects, The One is a 1,004-meter-tall mixed-use building that stacks luxury condominiums atop high-end retail. This outstanding new addition to the Toronto skyline will be located at One Bloor West between downtown and the upscale Yorkville neighborhood. [...]

Dubai dreams of flying taxis darting among its skyscrapers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With a whirling buzz from 18 rotors, the pilotless helicopter gently lifted off the ground and soared up into the afternoon sky, the spire of the world's tallest building visible behind it. The recent...Show More Summary

City Clears Way For Upper West Side's Tallest Tower

200 Amsterdam Avenue, a potential 668-foot tall residential apartment building that would be the tallest building on the Upper West Side if it's completed, got a go-ahead from the Department of Buildings after a challenge to the building's zoning failed. [ more › ]

Dubai announces giant Mars city simulation designed by Bjarke Ingels

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Dubai is not known for doing things by half, from the world's tallest building to the world's largest mall, this is a town that likes things big. Now the UAE government has announced it is building the world's largest space simulation...Show More Summary

Spectrum center skyscraper, one of Orange County’s two tallest towers, opens for business

The Irvine Co. unveiled its latest high-rise office tower at the Irvine Spectrum Wednesday, which together with its twin make up two of Orange County's tallest buildings. The new 20-story 400 Spectrum Center tower and its nearby twin, 200 Spectrum Center, both measure 323 feet tall.

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