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Skyscrapers

New York's Classic Skyscrapers: An Insider's Grand Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The idea of the city skyscraper, of building up instead of out, was first dreamt up back in Chicago's frontier days. But to those, like me, who spend...

Guy Turns Skyscraper Ledge Into Death-Defying Balance Beam

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.20.2016 | Weird News

This is Oleg Sherstyachenko, aka Oleg Cricket. Oleg has some interesting ideas on how to entertain himself atop really tall buildings. None of them in...

Chicago: Big City, Big Fun

Cheryl Scott | Posted 12.30.2015 | Travel
Cheryl Scott

If you're a lover of skyscrapers, architecture, and historic buildings, Chicago is a great place to visit. If you're a foodie with an even more insatiable appetite for good shopping, then Chicago is an even better place to visit!

Watch Wingsuited Model Soar Between Two Skyscrapers In Death-Defying Stunt

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.19.2015 | Weird News

Wingsuit pilot Roberta Mancino soared between two skyscrapers in Panama City for her latest death-defying stunt. Breathtaking footage posted online Th...

The Time of Their LIFE: Fun at the Office in the 1960s

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.26.2015 | Media
Peter Mandel

The mysterious, mostly disappeared world of LIFE magazine is all still there: Staffers hacking at typewriters, beefing about the managing editor, draining double Scotches and martinis before lunch. At least in my mind it's still there.

5 Penthouses You Would Sell Your Soul to Live In

Supercompressor | Posted 06.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

By: Joe McGauley Credit: DBOX for CIM Group/Macklowe Properties There are innumerable perks to being at the top, not least of which is the fac...

This Skyscraper Has No Shadow

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.16.2015 | Science

Tall buildings can be beautiful, but the big gloomy shadows they cast can leave urban centers starved of sunlight. Now a London-based architecture...

Take A Moment To Admire The Buildings You Pass By Each Day, But Rarely Truly See

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts

You work in them. You live in them. You pass by them everyday. They stretch above us like forest canopies made of metal and steel. They're the buildin...

The 10 Tallest New Buildings From Around The World

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 01.05.2015 | Arts

This story originally appeared on ArchDaily. by Michael Aynsley The following list, originally published on BuzzBuzzHome, is based on data from th...

These Are The World's Most Expensive Skyscrapers

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts

This article originally appeared on ArchDaily. by Rory Stott It may or may not be the tallest building in North America, but one thing’s for su...

How the Malaysians Used a Skyscraper to Fool the World

Janis Powers | Posted 11.09.2014 | World
Janis Powers

Now that I've visited the Petronas Towers in the city of Kuala Lumpur ("KL") in Malaysia, I have come to appreciate the impact of successful marketing at the global level.

Classics in HD -- Film School 101 at Symphony Space

Christopher Atamian | Posted 09.20.2014 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

Under the expert curatorial guidance of Ed Budz, the Thalia theater at Symphony Space is offering a remarkable cinematic series this summer. Appropriately if prosaically titled Classics in HD, it includes some of the most memorable films in 20th century film history.

14 Designs That Show What Architecture Will Look Like In The Future

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.31.2014 | Arts

"Every great architect is -- necessarily -- a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age." Those are the wor...

A Photographic Love Letter To Hong Kong That Will Flip Your World Upside Down

Global Yodel | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

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A Tour of the Future in Hong Kong

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Names of cities are not just collections of letters. When you read "Rome" or hear "Hanoi" you get a firecracker flash. A row of mental lightbulbs pops on, you see a private marquee picture of the place, and then, when you think of something else, it's gone.

Plan To Add Skyscrapers In East Midtown Gets Demolished

DNAinfo | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York

MIDTOWN — The Bloomberg Administration's plan to add skyscrapers to East Midtown crumbled Tuesday when the City Council rejected it. Council Spea...

What Determines How Many Elevators a Building Will Have?

Quora | Posted 08.11.2013 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mayur Kanaiya, Architect Number of elevators (along with their size & speed) are primarily d...

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...

The 10 Tallest Apartment Buildings In The World

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 03.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

And six of them are located in the same city. Can you guess which one?

In Praise Of The Bean

Daniel Maidman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I haven't been back to Chicago since 1996. Among the things I've missed was the creation of Millennium Park, and with it, of the Bean, a 100-ton sta...

PHOTOS: Mesmerizing Skyscraper Reflections

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.18.2013 | New York

In his last two trips to New York City, 46-year-old German photographer Carsten Witte focused his lens on a particular urban phenomenon: the intricate...

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...

Pilobolus Dance Theatre at the Joyce

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 07.20.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

If you have a boyfriend who's "not sure about this whole dance thing," you take him to see Pilobolus. Everybody finds something to like about this eminently likable group.

OK Go Runs An Old Song Through The Viral Video Machine

Posted 04.03.2012 | Home

OK Go released yet another clever, colorful and highly clickable video for "Skyscrapers"last week. The video features two tango dancers throwing out ...

Incredible Skyscraper Designs

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 03.09.2012 | Home

Karissa Rosenfield (click here for original article) eVolo is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2...