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Can VR technology help draw Chinese tourists to Los Angeles?

On the 70th floor of the U.S. Bank building in downtown Los Angeles, a virtual reality camera crew took turns riding the Skyslide, the high-altitude tourist attraction that opened last year atop the city’s tallest building. The several-second trip allows visitors to careen down a glass chute that...

World’s tallest building: Unique glass-lined skyscraper called The Big Bend, in New York City

5 days agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

The Big Apple will be home to what is set to be the tallest building in the world with a unique design that may just be an architectural feat

Lotte World Tower, South Korea’s tallest skyscraper, completes in Seoul

The supertall by Kohn Pedersen Fox is the world’s fifth tallest building The Lotte World Tower in South Korea, which made our list of the world’s 10 tallest building under construction earlier this year, has finally been completed after eight years of construction. Show More Summary

A new approach to housing Las Vegas’s homeless

‘The really creative ideas come out of necessity’ The proof that Las Vegas has still not quite recovered from the financial collapse almost a decade ago can be seen from the air. The tallest building in the city, the Fontainebleau, remains incomplete and unoccupied right on the Strip, its developers bankrupted in the crash. Show More Summary

Salesforce's literal view from the top - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Looking out from the tallest building in San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff emphasizes the importance of community, inclusion and philanthropy.

San Francisco’s tallest building, the Salesforce Tower, puts final beam in place

Topping-off party featured spiritual blessing, cedar tree tradition, and heavenly tour of the very top floor “And now we bless this edifice, the Salesforce Tower.” Not something one expects to hear at the topping-out celebration forShow More Summary

Last beam completes Salesforce Tower, SF’s tallest building

With blessings from six different religious leaders and a nod to the ancient tree spirits, the last steel beam was lifted Thursday to the top of the Salesforce Tower, the tallest building in San Francisco. The last piece of steel — a...Show More Summary

Jewish Theological Seminary gets a deal that's heaven sent

A rabbinical school’s need for fresh funds is paving the way for one of the tallest buildings on Manhattan’s West Side. The 130-year-old Jewish Theological Seminary cut a $96 million... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fire hits Dubai high-rise complex near world's tallest tower

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An inferno burned early Sunday in a high-rise tower complex being built alongside Dubai's largest mall, its thick black smoke shrouding the world's tallest building nearby in this desert metropolis where skyscraper blazes remain a worry.

Dubai's sky turns black after another skyscraper bursts into flames

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Black smoke smothered Dubai's sky on Sunday after a fire broke out near the world's tallest building. The desert metropolis looked almost apocalyptic as dark clouds rose from a high-rise tower complex being built alongside Dubai's biggest mall. Show More Summary

‘The Mummy’ Trailer Paints it Black as Tom Cruise Has a Bad Day

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

You’ve seen Tom Cruise run (and run, and run). You seen him hang on to the back of a high speed train, hang on to the side of a plane, and hang off the side of the world’s tallest building. You’ve seen him drive a fighter plane, a stock car, a horse drawn buggy (remember […]

Skyscraper pioneer Fazlur Rahman Khan celebrated in Google Doodle - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology : CNET: News

Khan is known for designing the Sears Tower, which held the title of the world's tallest building for 25 years.

Fire breaks out at under-construction Dubai skyscraper

No injuries reported in fire that broke out near Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

Annual 'Ginormous Climb' to raise money for abused children

Hundreds of police, prosecutors, victim advocates and service providers will run up 60 flights of stairs in Boston's tallest building to raise money to help victims of child abuse. The … Click to Continue »

This concept skyscraper could hang from an asteroid 31,068 miles above Earth

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

Miami's Panorama Tower Officially Became Florida's Tallest Building This Week

The Four Seasons Miami is no longer the tallest building in the Sunshine State. A neighboring Magic City tower under construction has now officially claimed the title: The still growing Panorama Tower. Construction workers at the Brickell skyscraper have now topped off the building's 85th floor and by the end of...

World’s Longest Tower may pop up in NYC – The Big Bend

World’s Longest Tower may pop up in NYC – The Big Bend I’ve heard of the World’s Tallest building, and NYC is certainly home to some incredible skyscrapers, but now the World’s Longest Tower may pop up in the Big Apple. OIIO has putShow More Summary

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