Dubai and China have overtaken Manhattan as the home of the supertall tower.
Construction of Canberra’s largest mixed use precinct, including the city’s tallest building, will start immediately after the approval of Geocon’s $1 billion Republic development in Belconnen. Geocon Managing Director Nick Georgalis said the Republic – at Section 200, on the corner of Cameron Avenue, Eastern Valley Way and Emu Bank – would be the largest mixed use […]
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture's Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia is designed to be the world's tallest building - however construction has been stalled at the 63rd floor. Now, according to local news, construction has resumed. Once the project is completed, which is slated to happen in 2020, the building will rise 3,281 feet (1,000 meters) into the sky.[...]
This week, in praise of negative reviews, the tallest building ever to be demolished, the queer history of Ancient Egypt, hiding the history of the Midwest’s mysterious mound cities, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.
In the race to build vertically, Asia has a commanding lead Frank Lloyd Wright once proposed The Illinois, a mile-high skyscraper set on the shore of Lake Michigan in Chicago, a towering giant of a building powered by atomic elevators. Show More Summary
The 'W350 Project' tower, will feature homes, shops, offices and a hotel, and will become the tallest building in Japan when it is completed in 2041. Architects say it will be built in Tokyo.
The resort on the north end of the Strip plans to open (finally) in late 2020 The new owners of the Fontainebleau made their plans about the fate of the second tallest building in Nevada official today. New York-based global real estate...Show More Summary
The recent opening of the 75-storey Gevora Hotel is now the "world's new tallest hotel" in the metropolitan Dubai, another towering landmark in the city piping for the world's tallest building. The post Dubai Opens World’s Tallest Hotel, Again appeared first on LUXUO.
San Francisco isn't really known for the height of its skyline, and nothing makes that more clear than the newly opened Salesforce Tower. At 1070 feet and 61 stories high, Salesforce Tower is by far the tallest building in the tech metropolis. Show More Summary
Tom Cruise was hanging around the set of "Mission Impossible 6" Saturday in London. Tom was suspended in the air, near St. Paul's Cathedral, which stands 365 feet high. It use to be the tallest building in London until 1967. Tom's had…
The London Pass is adding the Shard, the city’s tallest building, to its 80-plus attractions to visit with the sightseeing card. The pass saves money on admissions to many of London’s most famous landmarks, starting at $97 for a single-day pass. The deal: A suggested one-day itinerary using the...
Get your first glimpse at Dwayne Johnson as a security expert tasked with assessing the world's tallest building in the Skyscraper Super Bowl preview.
The.7-mile long asteroid is longer than the Burj Khalifa, which at.5 miles high currently stands as the world’s tallest building
Roughly the size of the tallest building in the world, the asteroid is heading towards us at 67,000 miles per hour.
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
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
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 […]
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
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