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The man behind the tallest building in the world is planning another as Middle Eastern real estate markets rebound.
The number of billionaires is expected to increase in the next decade - and so are market prices for ultra-high-end residences
Photo via Architizer As legions of skyscrapers continue to race towards the highest possible altitudes, it appears that more and more architects are turning toward ornamental spires and completely uninhabitable top floors to eek past their super tall adversaries. This...
My father worked for over 30 years in construction, falling off of ladders and getting slivers of metal in his eye and generally bleeding profusely. He toiled like a maniac so our family could eat, all while furthering one of humanity’s most indispensable inventions: large-scale construction of shelter. From the most modest roof that my […]
Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral, the world's tallest Orthodox Christian church, was originally built in the 19th century to thank God for the retreat of invading Napoleonic forces during the French-Russian war of 1812.
FITNESS fanatics have helped to raise £1,000 for a charity by climbing the distance of the world's tallest building on step machines – in one day. Gym staff and customers at Xercise4less, in Newcastle, raised the money for Stoke-based Caudwell Children by climbing the equivalent of the 830 metres high Burj Khalifa in Dubai, on step machines. Membership manager Gemma Graham said: "Climbing the ...
It's easy to forget just how small we really are in this giant world. When you're comfortable in your own shoes, it's hard to stop taking selfies and realize that there are over 7 billion people in the world, and maybe you're not so special after all. See also: 15 Gorgeous Vacation Spots Proving Heaven Is a Place on Earth But visiting some spectacular sights like this massive cave network in ...
We'll always have Paris. And New York and Rome. But there's a new crop of cities coming up the world over, and most of them aren't so subtle about their rise to the top.
Microsoft’s search engine is once again following Google’s lead, adding new conversational search capabilities. You may recall, Google announced its version over a year ago, and has slowly made improvements to it in the meantime. In May, for example, the …
August 22, 2014
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