March 26, 2015, 6am PDT
A New York magazine article examines the idea of the mile-high skyscraper. Once imagined by Frank Lloyd Wright but impossible to build, the idea is not science fiction anymore.
April 14, 2014, 6am PDT
It is only fitting that Salesforce, whose logo is a cloud, won the naming rights to what will be the West Coast's tallest building when completed in 2017 where they will lease half the space. When the fog rolls in, that's all the workers will see!
November 9, 2013, 1pm PST
Spire or antenna; what sits atop One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan? The answer isn't just semantics, it will determine if the building is indeed taller than Chicago's Willis Tower. A decision by the official arbiter could come next week.
October 22, 2012, 11am PDT
Last week the San Francisco Planning Commission gave final approval for the 1,070-foot Transbay Transit Center tower, reports Mike Billings.
The San Francisco Examiner
August 26, 2012, 5am PDT
The number of super-tall residential buildings continues to grow globally, with top floor residences fetching nine-figure prices. Historically, the world's tallest buildings housed offices.
August 17, 2012, 1pm PDT
Nate Berg asks what the practical limit is to the seemingly endless quest to design and construct the world's tallest building.
January 3, 2011, 9am PST
Out of the 15 tallest buildings in the world, ten are in China.