High Rise Buildings

The initial presentation of a 40-story tower, designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, working for developer Tishman Speyer, prompted John King to argue in favor of the project. But will city planners and electeds grant the project an exception?
Jul 17, 2014   San Francisco Chronicle
David Brussat, architecture critic for the Providence, RI, Journal, describes a new report from the Council for European Urbanism, which finds that the high-rises planned for Paris will not live up to their promises.
Apr 2, 2012   Providence Journal
Planners and development experts explain why modeling Delhi after cities like Singapore, Hong Kon and Mumbai is misguided and dangerous.
Jan 5, 2012   The Times Of India
High rise apartment construction is set to take off again in Chicago, though it's unclear for how long and whether the resulting projects will have a positive lasting impact on the city.
Jun 23, 2011   Chicago Tribune
The skyscraper, developed by Thomas Properties and financed by Korean Air, required a new signage district and a TFAR transfer. The development will provide a link between the Financial District and the emerging Figueroa Entertainment Corridor.
Mar 31, 2011   The Planning Report
Architect Peter Weingarten discusses the importance of high-rise buildings, and why the future of cities will be very high density.
Nov 30, 2010   Gensler on Cities
City officials in Chicago are demanding the removal of a high-rise crane which stands at the half-built Waterview Tower, a monument to the economic downturn.
Jun 21, 2009   Chicago Sun Times
Officials in Sydney, Australia, are creating a blueprint for the city that envisions a broad mass transit system, increased density in the inner city and the suburbs and a much higher skyline.
Jan 6, 2009   The Sydney Morning Herald
High-rise buildings are coming back into vogue in South Africa, and planners are trying to balance iconography with urbanism.
Nov 16, 2008   Engineering News
<p>Officials in Toronto have announced plans to densify the city's waterfront with a redevelopment effort that stands to create high rises along the lakefront.</p>
Mar 10, 2008   Toronto Sun