Skyscrapers

Ever Higher

A report from the top of the Empire State Building.<p>One day this winter, we got to the eighty-first floor of the Empire State Building, and felt very high up. You had to clamber over scaffolding to get that far then. Now lovely elevators with modernistic lighting fixtures take you to the …

New York State

10 Chinese cities listed world's most livable cities

Ten Chinese cities have been listed on the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2018 ranking of the 100 best cities to live in the world.<p>A view of …

News (China)

“I am happy that I did not demolish this building as I was advised then. Without any equivocation, it is the best studio I have seen in Oyo State," Ajimobi stated in 2015.

It was a rowdy Sunday morning in Ibadan, as residents of Oyo State woke up to the partial ruins of the Music House, a building that also houses Fresh …

Citizen Journalism

The major projects in Wales that got the green light but never happened

In the spring of 2011, there was still firm hope that Wales would have a brand new hotel that would become the country's tallest building.<p>It would be …

News (Wales)

Inside the Croydon high rise flats where lifesaving measures have just been put in place

Sprinklers have now been installed in more than half of Croydon's high rise flats

Croydon

Handy Road-Mount Sophia area could get a lift from CDL’s future launch

When the tender for the 51,626 sq ft Handy Road government land sales (GLS) site closed at the end of January, City Developments (CDL) trumped nine …

Handy

Benita Elliott awarded for topping building design course

Sydney Institute of Technology recently commemorated students on their successful completion of the building design course.<p>The most outstanding …

Innovation

New mixed-use development unveiled for Coconut Grove’s revitalized Grand Avenue

The five-story project includes an office, retail, and hotel component<p>A vacant stretch of Grand Avenue in Coconut Grove will be the site of a newly unveiled five-story, mixed-use development. Named ‘Metronomic Place’ after its developer Metronomic, Inc., the upcoming building will deliver 5,000 …

Miami

Former Roseland Ballroom To Be Transformed Into A 62-Story Luxury Apartment Building

In 2014, the <b>Roseland Ballroom</b> in Manhattan shuttered its doors, with the fan-favorite venue hosting many of our favorite bands over the years in …

Live Music

More cranes equals more development — and Toronto has the most in U.S. and Canada: report

Some days it feels like there’s more development happening in Toronto than New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles combined.<p>By one standard that measures development, that’s true.<p>A July study from international real estate consultancy Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) counted the number of cranes in 13 …

Canadian News

'Out of order': Unrest continues in Gulf Shores over apartment complex

Gulf Shores is among Alabama's most visited cities, where tourists flock for surf and sun while developing vacation memories lasting a lifetime.<p>But …

City Halls

Death trap part of iconic Wigan mill could be razed

The future of an iconic Wigan building complex hangs in the balance as authorities warn that it is a death trap.<p>A section of Eckersley Mills could be …

Manchester

Mixed-Use Development Planned Near Laguna Niguel Metrolink Station

The Laguna Nigel Planning Commission has approved a mixed-use development near the city's Metrolink Station.<p>The joint venture between Blackwood Real …

Los Angeles

High on the outlooks at Brooklyn at Bernard Block

Normally, the best views from the top floor of a concrete highrise are reserved for those willing to pay the top price for a penthouse suite. But in …

Kelowna

This Garden-Topped Melbourne Skyscraper Could Soon Be Australia's Tallest Building

If it goes ahead, it'll feature apartments, offices, a hotel, retail spaces, an entertainment centre, restaurants, bars, a BMW showroom, a school and …

South Bank

Twisting Towers Named Winning Design to Build Australia’s Tallest Building

Twisting twin towers known as the Green Spine will grace the Melbourne skyline, as UNStudio and Cox Architecture were named winners of the $1.4 billion Southbank by Beulah competition. Beating out five other shortlisted entries by top firms around the world, including MAD, BIG, OMA, and MVRDV, the …

Photos

Why do construction crews put trees on the top buildings still under construction?

Image 1of/169<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Houstonians driving through the city where new buildings are rising up may have noticed trees perched at the highest peaks …

San Francisco Bay Area

Oregon Becomes the First State to Legalize Mass Timber High Rises

Oregon has become the first state in the U.S. to allow timber buildings to rise higher than six stories without special consideration. The recent …

Oregon

2 apartment projects planned for downtown Tinley Park

Two apartment developments that would bring 200 rental units to downtown Tinley Park are being planned.<p>Both hope to take advantage of the continuing trend of transit-oriented development, with mixed-use buildings placed within walking distance of the village’s Oak Park Avenue Metra station.<p>One of …

Skyscrapers

Impressive Tropical Skyscraper in Singapore

article<p>http://www.fubiz.net/en/2018/08/17/impressive-tropical-skyscraper-in-singapore-2/<p>Fubiz Media

Architecture

Here’s what the hotel rooms at the Metropolitan Building will look like

Slated to open by the end of the year<p>Last August, redevelopment of the long-vacant Metropolitan Building officially started in downtown Detroit. This is another building that many feared would face the wrecking ball. By the end of this year, it’s expected to reopen as the Element Detroit …

Skyscrapers

Studio Gang releases new twisting tower images, fishes for buyers

South Beach high-rise slated for fall 2019<p>MIRA, the upcoming Studio Gang-designed building previously known as the Folsom Bay Tower—and colloquially known as the “twisting tower” due to its rippled and corkscrewed facade—announced Wednesday that it’s looking for potential buyers who are “now able …

South Beach

Construction firm turned developer launches project in LIC

Park Construction started out pouring foundations. Now it's raising its own buildings<p>Park Construction Corp. has purchased its next development site, …

Real Estate

No yard? No problem. These homes are making outdoor living climb to new heights

As urban cores grow dense, trendy postage-stamp backyards offer dashes of green but barely have room to accommodate grills. The solution: Home builders are creating generous elevated al fresco areas in single-family homes and luxury high-rises by blasting open walls on upper stories or maxing out …

Outdoor Spaces

Assisted living facility proposed for Mundelein

A company that operates assisted living centers in downstate Illinois wants to build one in Mundelein.<p>The Carriage Crossing facility has been …

Assisted Living

Twisting greenery-covered skyscraper on track to become Australia's tallest

Following the high-profile Southbank by Beulah architecture competition, Melbourne, Australia, is slated to receive a major addition to its skyline. …

Apple Store

Ahead of 111 West 57th Street sales launch, condo prices creep higher

The development team is hopeful for a September sales launch<p>JDS Development and Property Markets Group are gearing up to publicly launch sales at the supertall luxury tower at 111 West 57th Street, and with that has jacked up the price of a dozen condos in the building. The Real Deal first reported …

Condominiums

Battery Maritime Building conversion project finally a done deal

After an endless-seeming string of setbacks, it’s finally a done deal to convert downtown’s underused landmark Battery Maritime Building into a …

World Trade Center

Supertech to invest Rs 800 cr on construction; to deliver 10,000 flats

<b>New Delhi:</b> Realty firm Supertech will invest about Rs 800 crore this fiscal year on construction of various projects to achieve targeted delivery of …

Housing

Battery Maritime Building’s hotel-restaurant conversion is back on track

<i> Via Ismael Leyva Architects</i> The plan to convert the landmarked Battery Maritime Building into a hotel and Cipriani rooftop restaurant is back on …

U.S. Army