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New York City is the city of skyscrapers -- and there are more on the way. Defined by iconic Art Deco skyscrapers of the 1930s and modern glass behemoths, New York's skyline is full of history and modernity.
The man behind the tallest building in the world is planning another as Middle Eastern real estate markets rebound.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — While the world saw the towers fall, one Pueblo man was there when they went up.
In its cosmopolitan benevolence, Akila Kannadasan finds a Dubai that welcomes the world to shop to its heart’s content at the Dubai Summer Surprises festival
American Marcelo Castro's shots show the tops of the buildings peeking out from thick fog as the sun sets behind them. Towering above them all is the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.
“Twentieth-century technology,” writes economic historian Joel Mokyr in the Manhattan Institute’s excellent City Journal, “was primarily about ‘large’ things.” Large in physical size, that is. Mokyr’s examples include the diesel...
There has been a rapid development of super-tall buildings in Asia in the past 10 years after the economic boom in China and other key markets. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat defines "super-tall building" as one higher than 300 metres, whereas a "tall building" is more than 150 metres high.
Changing our dystopian destiny
Following the trend to green building to save energy consumption and environment friendliness, PT Pertamina (Persero), Indonesia's national energy company, has designed the world's first net-zero energy skyscraper in the centre of Jakarta. The Pertamina Energy Tower will be completed in 2020.
Electricity power lines are seen at Eskom Holdings Ltd.'s Kendal power station in Delmas, South Africa. Standard & Poor’s said in June it might cut Eskom’s credit rating to junk.
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