Sky City will be prefabricated off site in three months, and it will then be assembled in just seven months. Reaching up 838 meters (2,749 feet), the 220-floor tower will feature residential, office space, organic farms, recreation spaces, schools, a hospital
Doubts are growing about whether China can pass the US to become the world’s biggest economy this century amid warnings that the country’s 30-year miracle is nearing exhaustion. The world’s tallest tower should have been built by now. Officials said last year that the great edifice with 220 floors would be erected in three months [...]
Photo: @joemcnallyphoto/Instagram On a recent trip to Dubai, National Geographic photographer Joe McNally stood on top of the 2,722-foot-tall Burj Khalifa and snapped this incredible pic. "The Instagram foot shot to end all foot shots," as Gizmodo calls the feat,...
© Roger Jolly It towers above the surrounding buildings, more than double the height of its neighbors. In fact, there’s only one structure on Earth taller: Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. Completed on February 29, 2012 and opened to the public in May that year, the Tokyo Skytree broadcasting tower soars 2,080 feet (634 meters) into the [...]
The Skytree broadcast tower in Tokyo is the world's tallest tower. It was carefully designed to withstand Japan's earthquakes and other natural disasters, and it gives a whole new look to the city's skyline. It towers above the surrounding buildings, more than double the height of its neighbors. Show More Summary
image credit: HK-DMZ cc It towers above the surrounding buildings, more than double the height of its neighbors. In fact, there's only one structure on Earth taller: Dubai's Burj Khalifa.Completed on February 29, 2012 and opened to the...Show More Summary
A scale model housed inside the current "Middle of the World" monument shows how the proposed "Tower of the Sun" would loom over this Andean valley. (Credit: Johanna DeBiase) MITAD DEL MUNDO, Ecuador--The effort to mark exactly where...Show More Summary
As China readies itself for glittering skyscrapers, manmade metropolises in green pastures, Western-style McMansions, houses on roofs, and the world's tallest tower, Wang Shu is all about a respect for the craftsmanship and history of traditional Chinese architecture. WSJ. Magazine...
Rendering via Arch Daily The architecture firm behind China's Sky City Tower has announced that the building—surprise surprise—will not be completed anywhere near the 90 day-mark the firm boasted about in June. Now Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) says it will...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai's Emaar Properties, the builder of the world's tallest tower, has sold one of its hotel assets to an Abu Dhabi-based real estate firm for an undisclosed amount.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Emaar Properties, developer of the world's tallest tower in Dubai, plans to build a new hotel in the city's high-end Downtown area, its first major hotel project since the emirate's property crisis erupted in 2009.
Elite Choice - Luxury guide featuring most expensive things Finding its home in the modern bastion of invention and fascinating creativity and the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, is the famed Armani Hotel Dubai. Boasting of a most...Show More Summary
Not the architect's official rendering, but a peek at what Sky City might look like via Inhabitat China is no stranger to death-defying architecture, containing a cloned Austrian mountain town, cities made of ice, and a 380-room luxury hotel that's...
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Despite the rain and fog obstructing the view, the Tokyo Sky Tree opened today. The world's tallest tower at 2,040 feet (680 meters), the structure survived the 2011 earthquake and has come to symbolize the steadfastness of the Japanese...Show More Summary
Okay, so technically it’s merely a tower — not an actual skyscraper — but the Tokyo Skytree is now the tallest such structure in the world, at 2,080 feet. It opened to the public on Tuesday amidst much fanfare, with thousands of tourists waiting in long lines to be one of the first to ride [...]
The new Tokyo Skytree is the biggest attraction in Japan — or at least the tallest. The observation decks of the tallest tower in the world opened to the public on Tuesday. Here are six important facts and figures to know about Skytree, pulled from the Associated Press. Read full article >>
Tens of thousands of visitors flocked to the Tokyo Skytree on Tuesday, trying to be among the first people to get a view of the Japanese capital from the world's tallest tower. The Skytree rises 634 meters (2,080 feet) above Tokyo. It was certified as the world's tallest tower by Guinness World Records on November [...]
The Tokyo Sky Tree, the world's tallest tower and Tokyo's biggest new landmark, opened to the public on Tuesday. Nearly 8,000 visitors were expected to take high-speed lifts up to the observation decks of the 634-metre (2,080-foot) tower on Tuesday to mark its opening.
The world's tallest tower and Japan's biggest new landmark, the Tokyo Skytree, opened to the public on Tuesday.