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How the Malaysians Used a Skyscraper to Fool the World

Janis Powers | Posted 09.09.2014 | 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 07.25.2014 | 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 06.06.2014 | 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 primari...

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...

PHOTOS: Teen LEGO Enthusiast

| Megan Horst Hatch | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

In the Buttliere family’s Buffalo Grove home, the Eiffel Tower shares a table with the World Trade Center complex, Toronto’s CN Tower, and Dubai...

Empty Ceremonies:
Grandees Gather for 9/11

Jan Herman | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Jan Herman

Jimmy Breslin was right. It's a lousy idea to turn the victims of 9/11 into martyrs and just as lousy to turn Ground Zero into a glorified cemetery. ...

Paul Brady

WATCH: Leaps Of Faith Around The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Daredevils of the world have been asking: What's the point of a skyscraper if you can't fling yourself off it? From Las Vegas to Macau to Auckland,...

PHOTOS: 'Hotel Of Doom' Exterior Completed

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

The massive Ryugyong Hotel, which towers over the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, has long been symbolic for all the wrong reasons. Built from 1987...

15 Mind-Blowing Skyscrapers

Posted 06.11.2011 | Green

From Inhabitat: With world populations growing and land scarce, more and more architects are looking to build upwards instead of outwards. Want some ...

What Skyscrapers Tell Us ... About Us

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Merritt

Just as the height and placement of skyscrapers tells us about our global standing and self-image, the buildings they now hide and overshadow tell us about new religious realities.

PHOTOS: The World's Most Stunning Skyscrapers

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

From the record-breaking spires of Dubai's Burj Khalifa to the unusual shape of Spain's Torre Agbar, the world's skyscrapers are not only wonders of d...

Macmillan Loves The Flatiron Building, Despite Its Eccentricities

The New York Times | Helene Stapinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Flatiron Building's triangular shape, designed by Daniel Burnham, and its location at the junction of Broadway and Fifth Avenue at 23rd Street, ha...

Chicago's Living River

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

I have been in Chicago for ten years and had never been in Chinatown before. A trip on the water taxi there is lovely and relaxing.