Skyscrapers

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
December 19, 2017, 6am PST
There are 402 percent more tall buildings in the world than there was in 2000.
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
November 28, 2017, 8am PST
Building with wood is back in fashion, but lumber producers have to reckon with thorny politics and new timber-based materials that have yet to be truly defined.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new 800-foot tower is rising from the ashes of the demolished Hudson's store site. Noted Detroit patron Dan Gilbert is developing the new building.
Detroit Free Press
November 25, 2017, 7am PST
A 328-foot building is planned for the Downtown-Adjacent Midtown neighborhood.
Houston Chronicle
September 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The 19th tallest building in United States could someday be located in Denver, Colorado.
The Denver Post
August 23, 2017, 6am PDT
The soon-to-be tallest building in the nation not located in New York City of Chicago has a structural issue that required a pause on construction. The issue is not expected to be catastrophic, however.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The world's skinniest skyscraper, under construction on Manhattan "Billionaire's Row," is over budget with 60 stories left to build.
The New York Post
June 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
Los Angeles' new Wilshire Grand tower is tall and impressive. But, in reality, it's about 100 feet shorter and perhaps less impressive than the arbiters of skyscrapers say it is. Whatever the definition, it might be time to quit venerating height.
California Planning & Development Report
June 24, 2017, 11am PDT
Friday was the first day the public could walk into Los Angeles' new iconic skyscraper. The Wilshire Grand is noteworthy for more than just its height.
KPCC