But first some wild footage of an Eagle descending from the tallest building in the world:...
The man in charge of protecting the nation’s tallest building has been sent packing.
As a leading man who likes to perform his own stunts, Tom Cruise tends to set the bar high. Literally. Having scaled the world's tallest building in "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" four years ago, the 53-year-old figured theShow More Summary
The Sky City tower in Changsha, China was set to be the tallest building in the world. Two years after construction began, it's being repurposed as a fish farm.
Ambitious plans construct Sky City in China, the highest skyscraper in the world, in just 90 days stalled at the outset over 2 years ago, leading to an unusual...
In 2012, Chinese company Broad Sustainable Building announced that it was planning to build the tallest tower in the world in a mere 90 days. If that sounds fishy to you, don't worry—it also sounded fishy to officials, who...
Two 20-somethings from Russia and Ukraine, who go by the pseudonyms Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov, have built a huge Instagram following — exceeding 100,000 now — by scaling some of the world's tallest buildings and snapping breathtaking photos from the top of them. Show More Summary
Can the world’s tallest building be built in 90 days? It’s been two years since we asked that question, and as a report from a local Chinese paper illustrates today, the answer is an unequivocal no — at least not when the government thinks the plan is dangerous. More »
The Premier City View should have looked like this The best thing about Shangri-La at the Shard London was, indisputably, the view. As part of the tallest building in the UK ? nay, Europe ? those glass walls overlooked everything you could possibly want to see in London. Show More Summary
The project to build Paris’ first 21 st -century skyscraper and the tallest building to be erected in the city in 40 years hit a major roadblock when the Paris City Council voted it down last November. But this week, the council voted...Show More Summary
If, like us, you?re a sucker for tall buildings, you?ll be all excited about the opening of the Shanghai Tower, which will top out at 2073 feet ? the second tallest structure in the world ? when it opens in a few months in Pudong with 121 floors. Show More Summary
Already home to numerous architectural wonders, including the world's tallest building, Dubai is set to add the world's first 3D-printed office building to its streets. It will be printed layer by layer by a 3D printer standing 20 ft...Show More Summary
Andy Murray is eyeing a second Wimbledon crown as he was flown by helicopter for an exclusive photoshoot on one of London's tallest buildings, One Canada Square at Canary Wharf.
Like so many of humanity's greatest accomplishments, there's very little practicality behind the world's tallest buildings. They tower over their surrounding cities as gigantic monuments to human engineering brilliance, their mind-bending heights seemingly in blatant defiance of physics. Show More Summary
Three men who jumped with parachutes from the top of One World Trade Center were convicted of criminal charges on Monday in their plunge from America's tallest building. A jury in state Supreme Court in Manhattan deliberated over the...Show More Summary
The world of record-breaking real estate is full of strange logic and magical thinking. Now, the city that built the world’s tallest building has commissioned the architects behind it to design a new skyscraper that will claim the title of the tallest commercial building in the world. It’s called the Burj 2020. Read more...
Perched 50 stories above the ground on the Carlton Centre building — now the Transnet building, which is still the tallest building in Africa — is Top of Africa, an observation deck which overlooks downtown Johannesburg; and I had some...Show More Summary
Until the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia surpasses it prior to its expected completion in 2018 and grand opening in 2019, Burj Khalifa is currently the tallest building in the world; and as I was in the United Arab Emirates,...Show More Summary
The metal still gleaming and the paint freshly dried a mere 13 days after its grand opening, I found myself at the observation deck known as the One World Observatory at One World Trade Center in New York, which is the tallest building...Show More Summary