YouTube Link BBC series Supersized Earth filmed science reporter Dallas Campbell as he worked with the brave men whose job is to clean the windows of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. This beautifully shot, fascinating...Show More Summary
If you’ve been in New York City at night, you’ve seen the Empire State Building lit up in a different color scheme each night. Every color is a tribute to something. On Valentine’s Day, what was once the world’s tallest building, was...Show More Summary
In a 2012 episode of the BBC series Supersized Earth, science reporter Dallas Campbell went on location to join a team of men as they cleaned the extraordinarily high windows of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE, the tallest man-made building on earth. It’s almost inconceivable how high these windows are. I’m 60 meters above […]
Tuesday evening and it’s time for dinner at Sushisamba. My first visit to this much talked about restaurant, perched on the top of London’s second tallest building, Heron Tower in Bishopsgate, in the City. I’ve come from the International Wine Challenge, where I’ve been tasting lots of wine all day, followed by a quick beer with [...]
Amongst the typically gloomy low clouds of London emerges the iconic Canary Wharf business district. The tallest of the towers, One Canada Square, held the title of Britain?s tallest building for nineteen years, only to be surpassed in 2010 by The Shard. Show More Summary
Not all changes to the skyline are additive.
The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, has the world's highest windows. Take a look at the team whose heart-stopping job it is to clean them. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
A Chinese businessman splashed out 25 million AUD (119 million RMB) on Australia's most expensive apartment, located in the currently unfinished Australia 108 Tower—soon to be the tallest building in Melbourne. [ more › ]
In recent years, the skyscraper has come to be seen as the architectural symbol of globalization.
Positioned toward the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, New York's One World Observatory should offer visitors an amazing view of New York City and the surrounding area. It's set to open to the general public on May 29 and will cost adults US$32 per ticket. .. Show More Summary
The observatory at the top of 1 World Trade Center, the tallest building in the U.S., will soon be open to the public. Tickets will go on sale starting April 8, and the observatory will officially... To view the full story, click the title link.
Add May 29 to your iCal. That's the date the One World Trade Center's observatory opens to the public, for 100th-story views from the tallest building in the western hemisphere. Entry won't be cheap, at $32 for adults 13-64 and $26 for...Show More Summary
Two of the world's tallest buildings will purify the environment. To be built in Wuhan, China, the buildings will clean the air and water around them. World’s Tallest Buildings Will Purify The Environment was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
A NYC based 18-year-old photographer who goes by Dark Cyanide is not afraid to take risks when it comes to his work. Dangling his feet off the tallest buildings in the city, the teenage photog captures dizzying shots of the world be...
Michael Shainblum is a photographer whose favorite target is the Milky Way (though he took one of the most amazing photos of 2014, lightning hitting the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world). He sent me a note recently that...Show More Summary
It's been just three months since the Burj Khalifa took the title of "world's tallest building", and already the shifting sands of Dubai have spawned a successor! A paragon of modern architecture, the iconic ICARUS tower is currently soaring towards the sky
Californian firm Morphosis (headed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Thom Mayne) has revealed plans for a slim mirrored skyscraper that – if it goes ahead – will be the tallest building in Europe. The part where things get weird is that it's due to be located in Vals: a small Swiss village with a population in the region of just 1,000. .. Show More Summary
A new tower designed by Los Angeles architect Thom Mayne was announced today which, when complete, will be the tallest building in Europe. Is it in Moscow? London? Frankfurt? Nope. Mayne's shiny slab will stab the sky in the tiny hamlet of Vals, Switzerland. Read more...
Tom Cruise has always boasted that he does his own stunts. Whether it’s driving a race car in “Days of Thunder,” battling enemies with a samurai sword in “The Last Samurai”...... Or climbing the tallest building in the world, the Burj...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — The first stair-climb race at One World Trade Center — the nation's tallest building — will raise money for military veterans struggling with combat-linked disabilities, two foundations formed after the 9/11 attacks announced...Show More Summary