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Paris Is Getting Its First Skyscraper In 40 Years

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.29.2015 | Travel

The city of lights is about to look a little different.  Previously enforced height restrictions have prevented high rises from altering Paris' s...

This Skyscraper Of The Future Will Contain A Desert, Jungle And Glacier

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts

"I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one," Mexican architect Luis Barragan once said. We doubt, however, that e...

A Beyoncé-Inspired Building Will Soon Be A Real Thing In Australia

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

Girls run the world, and Beyoncé officially runs the world down under.  Premier Tower is a 68-story skyscraper slated to go up i...

Beyoncé's Majestic Curves Inspire Australian Skyscraper

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.08.2015 | World

Does this undulating skyscraper look familiar? Australian design and architecture firm Elenberg Fraser recently received planning approval to move...

Teen Climbs 700-Foot Skyscraper Without Safety Equipment

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2015 | World

If you thought climbing the corporate ladder was a hair-raising experience, Andrej Ciesielski's extremely dangerous adventures might just give you a h...

The Facebook Void: What We're Missing

Abhishek Seth | Posted 10.29.2014 | Technology
Abhishek Seth

Credit: Paul Scott Circa 1860. After the secession of the southern states, Abraham Lincoln signed into effect conceivably one of the most cons...

Chicago Celebrates Women Building Change

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts

"Women Building Change," an exhibition at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, aims to do exactly that by highlighting outstanding works by female architects living and working in the city of Chicago.

Beyond the "Starchitect"

Toni Haber | Posted 10.01.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

There is an overwhelming fear of the rapidly changing Manhattan skyline. Where that fear stems from is up for debate--is it a fear of the aesthetics o...

How to Build a Skyscraper

Ian Bruce Eichner | Posted 06.03.2014 | New York
Ian Bruce Eichner

The developer needs to act as coach, general manager and referee all in one, armed with a grand vision for how things will turn out for the occupants of the building, the neighborhood and the city at large.

Contradictions in Art, Architecture

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

An upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan is a sad metaphor for the perennial contradictions between art, architecture and the people who love them both.

A Giant Wooden Skyscraper Could Actually Happen

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

By James Taylor-Foster (Read the original article here) Scandinavian practice C.F. Møller and DinellJohansson have been announced as winners...

The Crazy Story Of How This Skyscraper Became A 45-Story Slum | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

This video has more stories than a skyscraper has floors. ...

The New Tallest Building In The Southern Hemisphere...

Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel

Melbourne officials approved plans this week to construct a 388-meter (roughly 1,273-foot) skyscraper dubbed Australia 108, which would become the tal...

Help! Stop Those Plans to Kill the New York City Skyline

Sherman Yellen | Posted 12.09.2012 | New York
Sherman Yellen

A hit has been ordered against the skyline of New York City. This new plan of Mayor Bloomberg's for taking down older office buildings in the Empire State building area and putting up colossal replacement buildings to attract more CEOs to the city, is a nightmare of vandalism in the name of progress.

PHOTOS: The World's Ugliest Skyscrapers

Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel

They spark our wanderlust, they inspire citizens and, occasionally, they stand as monuments to human ingenuity. But oftentimes skyscrapers also proudl...

Rise and Shine: Skyscrapers and Global Well Being

Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York
Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D.

A rapid shift in economic power is occurring, but we already knew that. What matters is whether the rise of emerging markets will deliver the distributive justice that capitalism has historically promised.

Facing Many Fears High Above Toronto

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

This is the scariest thing I have ever agreed to do, and believe me, I've tried some pretty heart-pounding adventures. But there's something deeply personal about this circumnavigation of Toronto's CN Tower that I'd have to confront, too.

Empire State Building Builds Statement Against Anti-Green Construction Myths

Neil Wagner | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Prepare to re-imagine and get your mind blown in the process. The 2.7 million-square foot Empire State Building -- brawny, angular icon of early-twentieth century grit and ambition (and still New York City's second-tallest building) -- is green.

PHOTOS: Check Out The World's Tallest Lego Tower

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business

For iconic Denmark toymaker Lego, the sky may no longer be the limit. The world’s tallest Lego tower ever was constructed in South Korea this wee...

WATCH: Trespassers Sneak Into Skyscraper, Capture Amazing Footage

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 04.10.2012 | World

Pictures posted online show a group of trespassers climbing to the top of Europe's tallest building, slipping past light security at "The Shard" skysc...

Owner Of New York Landmark Plans Towering IPO

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business

Soon investors can take after King Kong and grab a piece of the Empire State Building. The company that runs the Depression-era skyscraper, the talle...

PHOTOS: 11 Best Moments Of Architecture In 2011

Jacob Slevin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

I'm pleased to say that 2011 was an exciting entry into a new decade of architecture, especially given the prologue put forward by the close of the pr...

Frank Gehry In Hong Kong | Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

Canadian-American Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry's first building in Hong Kong is almost complete. Dubbed OPUS HONG KONG, the 12-story r...

Kingdom Tower: In Depth With The Architect

Jacob Slevin | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

View from the water. Photo courtesy of © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. Just recently announced, the Kingdom Tower will be the world's ta...

PHOTO: COMEBACK! Demi Lovato Reveals Her Return

Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment

After a winter of lows, Demi Lovato is looking to reach new heights with "Skyscraper." Lovato hit rock bottom last November, when she checked into ...