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Skyscraper Mid-Year Forecast: Taller Than Ever
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Monday June 29 2015

Skyscraper Mid-Year Forecast: Taller Than Ever

Skyscrapers are inundating city skylines in 2015 with China leading the boom.

Skyscraper Trends for 2015
Business
Tuesday January 27 2015

Skyscraper Trends for 2015

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has dubbed 2014 “the tallest ever” for skyscraper construction.

Burj Khalifa Unveils World’s Tallest Observation Deck
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Tuesday November 25 2014

Burj Khalifa Unveils World’s Tallest Observation Deck

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa has opened the world's tallest observation deck an impressive 555 metres above the ground.

Nordstrom Tower to be World’s Tallest Residential Building
Residential
Wednesday July 16 2014

Nordstrom Tower to be World’s Tallest Residential Building

In June last year, Seattle-based retailer Nordstrom announced plans to build a skyscraper that would house the company's first city flagship. Now that building is set...

North America’s Tallest Slender Hotel Building Opens
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Monday February 10 2014

North America’s Tallest Slender Hotel Building Opens

North America’s tallest hotel tower has opened in midtown Manhattan, offering guests sweeping views of the Big Apple.

What Could Be the Tallest Building in the World
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Monday January 6 2014

What Could Be the Tallest Building in the World

An abundance of prospective projects are lined up to be the world’s tallest, including Nakheel Tower in the Middle East.

World’s Tallest Vertical Garden on its Way
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Friday December 6 2013

World’s Tallest Vertical Garden on its Way

Sri Lanka is set to house one of the world’s tallest vertical gardens in what will be the first sustainable high-rise in the country.

The History Of The World’s Tallest Skyscrapers
Business
Wednesday December 4 2013

The History Of The World’s Tallest Skyscrapers

While some of the loftiest skyscrapers to have earned the title of the “world’s tallest building” have held that distinction for decades, today the competition is...

Lofty Living: The World’s 10 Tallest Residential Buildings
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Wednesday November 6 2013

Lofty Living: The World’s 10 Tallest Residential Buildings

While skyscrapers are typically used as commercial office space, high-rise dwellings are starting to dominate city skylines with Dubai at the forefront of this growing trend.