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This week, Dezeen interviewed Adrian Smith, the architect consultant who designed the tower that is the focal point of the summer blockbuster Skyscraper, and fashion designer Stella McCartney. Read more
This summer's blockbuster movie Skyscraper centres around a fictional megatall tower that is intended to be as realistic as possible, according to architect Adrian Smith, who was consulted during its development. Read more
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) has unveiled a new glazed skyscraper for Toronto, Canada. Due to begin construction in 2019, the 46-story office building is slated for LEED Platinum (a green building standard), and will feature a tapering form that's designed to reduce the effects of the wind... Continue Reading Sustainable skyscraper is sculpted for the wind Category: Arc
Global architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox has completed a high-rise condo building on the San Diego waterfront, with a curved glass form that stands out from the city's boxy towers. Read more
British architect David Adjaye has spoken about the design decisions behind his textured concrete skyscraper for Manhattan, as more details and renderings of the project are released. Read more
The Great Pyramid of Giza has stood at a height of around 140 m (460 ft) for 4,500 years, many of which it was the planet's tallest manmade structure, but these days we are ripping down tall structures without even batting an eyelid. A new study looking at the average lifespan of demolished skyscrapers illustrates just how quick we are to pull the trigger, raising the question of how we mi
DeciBel Architecture has revealed its design for what could become Melbourne's tallest skyscraper, a skinny 330-metre-high tower rising from a triangular plot. Read more
A skyscraper by architecture firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill is set to rise next to Chicago's historic Tribune Tower and become the second-tallest building in the city. Read more
Past awardees of eVolo's annual skyscraper competition have included concepts that reimagine New York's Central Park contained within massive wall structures, and self-contained cities in the sky. And this year's instalment doesn't disappoint in terms of creative ideas, with an origami-inspired skyscraper designed to be folded up and transported to different disaster zones winning out ahea
High-profile architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) recently revealed its latest skyscraper design. Slated for Hangzhou, China, the 288 m (944 ft)-tall tower will be defined by an unusual undulating facade and is expected to be completed by 2021. ..Continue Reading SOM unveils eye-catching undulating skyscraper for ChinaCategory: ArchitectureTags: Building and Construct is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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