James M. Russell calls a proposed office tower to be built across from the new Penn Station "2.83 million square feet of blight." What makes a skyscraper blight?
Nov 9, 2010 Bloomberg News
Josh Leon reports on his time "around two instructive pieces of vertical architecture that could presumably be competitors in a transoceanic race between the US and China for economic hegemony."
Oct 10, 2010 Next American City
WebUrbanist looks at 12 ambitious skyscraper proposals that have stalled out, from a tower planned for Dubai's man-made Palm Islands to a Dublin tower proposed by the band U2.
Oct 4, 2010 WebUrbanist
A controversial new skyscraper seen as a challenge to the historical skyline dominance of the Empire State Building has been approved in New York City.
Aug 30, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
Martin Pedersen of Metropolis Magazine explains how a city ordinance termed the 'plaza bonus,' lead to the creation of more than five hundred "privately financed, privately owned, but public spaces."
Jun 26, 2010 Metropolis
The jury is out on skyscrapers- are they responsible density, or terrible energy hogs? As Indian cities like Mumbai and Delhi grow, architect Aditi Nargundkar Pathak says the time to consider skyscrapers is now.
Jun 13, 2010 http://www.theurbanvision.com
The economic stimulus of China has focused billions of dollars on building skyscrapers. Some wonder whether a building bust may soon follow.
Mar 9, 2010 Business Week
Chicago's suburbs are growing taller, adding density and height like never before. Blair Kamin argues that these small towns are facing an identity crisis, stuck uncomfortably between city and suburb.
Feb 16, 2010 Cityscapes (Blair Kamin)
Despite the economic downturn, a new skyscraper is rising in Oklahoma City. A suite of street improvements are also one their way.
Feb 1, 2010 The New York Times
With a rapidly growing urban core and a slew of skyscrapers, Shanghai today is what New York was to the world in the 1930s, according to this piece.
Jan 27, 2010 The Wall Street Journal