Skyscrapers

One common argument against tall residential buildings is that high-rises reduce a neighborhood’s livability by reducing its streetlife. Blog Post
Jan 23, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Photojournalist and blogger Dr. Hank Snaffler, Jr. documents the Sathorn Unique, an abandoned skyscraper at the heart of Bangkok.
Jun 20, 2011   Abandoned Journey
The early skyscrapers were inspired by the idea of turning steel train bridges on their sides. This episode of <em>99% Invisible</em> explains.
Jun 10, 2011   99% Invisible
A number of large skyscrapers in London, approved and financed before the recession, are being completed. But with no new ones planned, these skyscrapers are looked at as the end of an age of large-scale building.
Apr 21, 2011   Bloomberg
Analyst Vikram Mansharamani thinks China's construction bubble is going to burst, and he says the number of skyscrapers going up in the country is a clear indicator.
Mar 19, 2011   Tech Ticker
As housing costs rise and supplies dwindle in Caracas, more than 2500 squatters have occupied a downtown skyscraper.
Mar 2, 2011   The New York Times
A residential development in the Upper West Side aims to bring a taste of Danish urban aesthetic to the Big Apple.
Feb 16, 2011   GOOD Magazine
Harvard GSD graduate Ju-Hyun Kim thinks we should be building amusement parks as skyscrapers, cutting down on the costly commute to the outside of town.
Jan 5, 2011   Fast Company
Out of the 15 tallest buildings in the world, ten are in China.
Jan 3, 2011   PressTV
Previous renderings of the building proposed for the two-tower, 42-story building on L.A.'s Wilshire Blvd. showed almost the entire structure wrapped in advertising. With a more modest space for signage, the project gets the thumbs-up.
Dec 18, 2010   Curbed LA
Looking at a battle earlier this year over a proposed 430-ft. high skyscraper in San Francisco, John Parman says the problem with dense buildings is that they need to work with the surrounding place types.
Dec 17, 2010   Living Urbanism