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
January 24, 2016, 1pm PST
The new record for skyscrapers built in a year brakes the record set by the previous year. The record is expected to be set again next year.
January 13, 2015, 10am PST
The heights of the building envelope saw unprecedented expansion in 2014.
July 6, 2013, 1pm PDT
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has recognized the best tall buildings of 2013. The regional winners include The Bow in Calgary, CCTV in Beijing, The Shard in London, and Sowwah Square in Abu Dhabi.
January 13, 2013, 9am PST
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has released its annual report on the state of skyscraper construction. Worldwide, 2012 witnessed the completion of 66 buildings taller than 200 meters, including the second tallest in the world.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Studies
December 18, 2012, 6am PST
With fifteen skyscrapers over 45 stories under construction, Toronto is erecting more tall buildings than any other city in the Western Hemisphere. By 2015, the city is expected to have more than triple the number of skyscrapers than in 2005.
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.
June 18, 2012, 8am PDT
It seems a bit early in the year to be bestowing "best of" honors, but that hasn't stopped the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) from naming their best tall buildings of 2012. These towers are certainly worth paying attention to.
May 15, 2012, 7am PDT
As developers around the world seek to steal the coveted title of "World's Tallest Building", Carl Bialik looks at what defines a building, and who gets to decide.