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[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

A report celebrating more than 100 years of skyscrapers has pinpointed two innovations that made the construction of cloud-skimming buildings possible, bdonline.co.uk reports. Building information company Emporis has taken a look back at the history of tall towers in order to create a skyscraper timeline – from the 1900s to the present day. Making the […]

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[25 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Chinese officials have celebrated breaking ground on what will be the world’s biggest residential tower, Sky City, motherboard.com reports. As reported in May, plans were approved for the 200-storey tower, which will be located in Changsta in the Hunan province of China. Comprising pre-fabricated modules, the 838 metre structure has been designed to solve increasing […]

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[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture have revealed details of what could be one of the tallest buildings ever constructed in India, reports skyscrapernews.com. The Imperial Tower is set to stand as the tallest building in Mumbai with plans suggesting it will stand at 400 metres in height, with 116 floors. Despite the tower’s height, […]

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[30 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

The designers of Singapore’s tallest skyscraper have revealed the building will be a mixed-use tower, telegraph.co.uk reports. The 64-storey Tanjong Pagar Centre will comprise office space, luxury apartments, a high-end hotel, an event space and retail units, according to US skyscraper design experts, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP (SOM). It is due to be completed […]

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[24 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

‘The Bow’ skyscraper has been named as the most spectacular building in the world, designbuildsource.com.au reports. The Calgary skyscraper, design of which was by Foster+Partners, has been given the accolade by Emporis, the building and construction authority. A panel of experts were asked to rate a plethora of buildings against specific selection criteria in order […]