27 Aug 2018

What Would It Take To Build A Tower As High As Outer Space?

The human desire to create ever bigger and more impressive structures is insatiable. The pyramids

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16 May 2017

The Top 10 Skyscrapers In The World Made Of Emptiness

There are many skyscrapers that sit empty, abandoned, or in ruin. Sometimes, they outlive their

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13 Dec 2016

Why Dark Glass Giants Rule Our Cities

Slick, glassy skyscrapers cast their shadows over the streets and spaces of cities all over

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19 Sep 2016

America’s Tallest Skyscrapers: Keeping Cool & Saving Energy

This is the John Hancock Center, one of the iconic building in Chicago and one

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31 Mar 2016

A Winning Skyscraper Design, Done Upside Down

Imagine standing on the edge of New York’s Central Park and looking down into a

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13 Jul 2015

Are We Building Skyscrapers Upside Down?

In a traditional skyscraper, the widest part of the building is at its base, and

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26 Jun 2015

Why Building With Wood In The Future, Has A Future

Vancouver-based architect Michael Green was unequivocal at a conference at which I heard him speak

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25 Jun 2015

Are Vertical Villages Bad For Cities

The modern skyscraper is being designed with an ever-increasing range of features – from shops

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04 Jun 2015

How High Can You Build A Skyscraper?

“What will be the world’s tallest building is actually shorter than originally planned. What’s stopping

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18 May 2015

Futuristic Smart City Models of Paris

Inhabitat favorite Vincent Callebaut just unveiled plans to transform Paris into a futuristic “smart” city

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30 Apr 2015

Architecture Gets All To Live At The Top

One designer’s solution to class conflict caused by blocked views. The biggest class conflict for

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18 Apr 2015

A Real Bird’s Eye View : What An Eagle Sees Atop The World’s Tallest Building

If you’ve ever wondered what a real bird’s eye view looks like, this is the

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12 Mar 2015

New York’s New Endangered Resource

‘Supertall’ buildings are sprouting like beanstalks in central New York, costing its citizens precious sunshine

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23 Feb 2015

What Goes Up Does Not Come Down

We all know what architecture critic Banksy thinks about 1 World Trade Center. He infamously

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23 Feb 2015

What Washington, D.C., Would Look Like With Skyscrapers

Washington, D.C., has a height problem. For almost its entire history, builders in the nation’s

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23 Feb 2015

Rethinking High-Rise Living In New York City

Behind every great apartment building is a structural system, and in cities, it’s usually steel

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17 Feb 2015

A Worm’s-Eye View Of Hong Kong’s Skyscrapers

With seven million people squeezed into just 426 sq/mi, Hong Kong is one of the

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31 Jan 2015

China’s Obsession With Vertical Cities

By the end of next year one-in-three of the world’s 100m+ skyscrapers will be in

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