Skyscrapers

Take a tour of the changes coming the to the Transbay District in San Francisco.
Jan 31, 2016   San Francisco Chronicle
The new record for skyscrapers built in a year brakes the record set by the previous year. The record is expected to be set again next year.
Jan 24, 2016   Dezeen
The Washington Post performs a sort of reverse archaeology: looking skyward to the heights of building for a record of the country's economic fortunes.
Jan 11, 2016   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Federal regulators might have killed a proposal that would have built the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast in the city of Seattle.
Jan 4, 2016   Puget Sound Business Journal
The Address Downtown hotel, a 63-story, mixed-use high-rise very close to the world's tallest building, went up in flames on Dec. 31, raising questions about other high-rises that use the same heavy cladding material building on the exterior.
Jan 4, 2016   Reuters
For better or for worse, the tall, skinny towers that have helped to remake New York’s iconic skyline appear to be growing in popularity among developers.
Dec 29, 2015   New York Times
Much has been made of New York's current boom in high-rise construction. A new interactive feature by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat allows for some historic perspective on the city's penchant for building skyward.
Nov 3, 2015   CityLab
Camden, New Jersey, is not known for its skyscrapers, but that could change if the development of a site just south of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge is approved.
Oct 19, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
An essay identifies imperatives for a new theory of tall, dense construction, and begins to sketch out a theory that will reconcile the skyscraper with contemporary business ideals.
Oct 8, 2015   Medium
An op-ed in The Globe and Mail expresses animosity for the wave of skyscraper construction in old world cities like London.
Sep 26, 2015   The Globe and Mail
The wave of skyscraper construction in New York is about to jump the East River.
Aug 6, 2015   Crain's New York Business