Skyscrapers

January 15, 2019, 9am PST
China continues to lead the world in the construction of skyscrapers.
Dezeen
January 10, 2019, 6am PST
The first building in Philadelphia to surpass 1,000 feet is now the tenth tallest building in the country. Here's what local media is writing about the Comcast Technology Center.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 19, 2018, 8am PST
The Denver City Council approved a development agreement and rezoning for a 58-acre parcel along the South Platte River that is currently home to the Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park.
The Denver Post
December 2, 2018, 11am PST
The city didn’t have tall buildings until the 1980s. Then its skyline took off.
The Inquirer / Philly.com
November 22, 2018, 5am PST
A new tulip-shaped tower designed by Foster + Partners is planned for London. Approval is still pending.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
The final height of the tower that will become Detroit's tallest building may exceed 900 feet. The tower and its complex are expected to include retail, office, residential, exhibit, and event space.
Crain's Detroit Business
August 20, 2018, 11am PDT
An already impressive skyline will be gaining some very tall additions by 2023.
Chicago Magazine
August 9, 2018, 5am PDT
A local block association leader expresses frustration with the development approvals process in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
August 4, 2018, 5am PDT
Zoning and funding have kept developers from trying for a megatall project in the city’s already crowded skyline, despite projects at that scale in other parts of the world.
Curbed NY
July 12, 2018, 10am PDT
The Diamond will be the third tallest building in London when it's complete. The two taller buildings aren't built yet either.
The Guardian
June 29, 2018, 6am PDT
Mechanical voids or stilts—whatever you call the trick of architecture that has been pressing the residential skyline in New York ever higher, the city is ready to regulate.
Crain's New York Business
June 23, 2018, 9am PDT
A 77-story skyscraper proposed for Downtown Los Angeles would be the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 21, 2018, 9am PDT
Two towers, one reaching 1,100 feet and the other 850 feet, will take their place in the Chicago skyline.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 3, 2018, 11am PDT
Moving an 80,000-pound metal box means using energy, and elevators can account for 2-10% of a buildings energy use.
Smithsonian Magazine
May 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Despite new construction, Miami homes remain stubbornly expensive. An opinion piece for Next City makes the case for community land trusts as a solution.
Next City
April 27, 2018, 9am PDT
Every U.S. city has high rises, but not all are created for tourists looking for great views. An L.A. County planner describes ten of his favorite towers for lofty views.
UrbDeZine
March 23, 2018, 5am PDT
The real estate market in Manhattan is pushing towers to new heights and new dimensions.
The B1M
January 14, 2018, 7am PST
Curbed has produced a list of ten megaprojects that will reshape U.S. cities this year.
Curbed
January 13, 2018, 1pm PST
Of the city’s newest, tallest building John King writes, “[it’s] as if the creators were so busy being tasteful they forgot that big buildings can be fun."
San Francisco Chronicle
January 8, 2018, 11am PST
Mass timber is a major structural element of an increasing number of skyscrapers, according to a CTBUH survey; now, the fire codes just have to follow.
The Architect's Newspaper