Jakarta, Indonesia's capital is getting a shiny new skyscraper that will also generate a whole lot of power by sucking up wind from its top.
You don't have to be tall and skinny to live here, but it would probably help.
For over a century, elevator technology has limited the maximum height of skyscrapers. New lightweight carbon fiber cables are set to eliminate that problem.
After spending more than four years creating PowerWINDows, Professor Farzad Safaei is preparing to make it a reality.
Hailed as the most business-friendly city in the world, Hong Kong is also one of the densest places man's ever built. With a population of 7.07 million people, where do they all live? The answer: in the sky (sorta).
On May 27, 1930 the Chrysler Building opened to the public and officially became the tallest man-made building in the world. Although the Empire State Building (1,250 feet) quickly surpassed the Chrysler Building (1,046 feet), Walter Chrysler's battle against the Bank of Manhattan Trust Company for the title of world's tallest building has been called "the most intense race in skyscraper history."
Yheu-Shen Chua won third place in the 2011 Skyscraper Competition for this take on the Hoover Dam. The design incorporates the viewing platform, bridge and gallery into one structure, including a vertical aquarium to show off the 700-foot drop into the Black Canyon.
When Batman needs to get out of a skyscraper, he doesn't take the stairs or the elevator. No, he rappels down the building. And now you too can leave your next board meeting like a superhero. The Rescue Reel is...
Oobject just released a list that's as interesting as it is depressing called "15 skyscrapers on hold." There's a few on there you've probably already heard about, such as the Chicago Spire, which may never be restarted again. Its aborted...
In a rush to build the maximum number of gigantic and magnificent skyscrapers before the oil runs out, Dubai is at it again. Just look at this 2150-foot monster, the Anara Tower, scheduled to be built next year. The...