All High-rise Articles

High-rise construction - reaching for the sky
The cutting edge of construction equipment technology is speeding up high-rise construction, making taller and taller buildings viable.
Cemex supplies Mexico’s tallest skyscraper
High-strength concretes help realise 280 m tall residential and office tower in Monterrey
World Trade Center plans
Designs for final component of Manhattan landmark – 2 World Trade Center – revealed by Bjarke Ingels Group
Bouygues’ second big win in Myanmar
Bouygues Construction and SPA Project Management have landed a second residential construction contract from Thanlyin Estate Development for the Star City complex in Yangon
Balfour Beatty's Hong Kong venture
Balfour's joint venture, Gammon Construction, gains US$ 412 million housing deal in Hong Kong
Liebherr supplies tower cranes to Kingdom Tower
World’s first 1,000 m tower to be built with the help of four HC-L luffing cranes
Samsung starts work on Malaysian residential skyscrapers
The Star Development will comprise residential, shopping and entertainment facilities in a complex including three 250 m+ towers
Bauer completes foundation construction on Kingdom Tower
Foundations for the world’s tallest tower comprise 270 piles sunk to depths of up to 110 m
Seoul tower features PV facade
The new Federation of Korean Industries building was designed by AS+GG to generate much of the electricity it requires from solar panels.
VIDEO: International Construction Project of the Year 2013
Brookfield Multiplex operations manager David Miller explains the construction process for the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, the world’s tallest dedicated hotel.
Record-breaking hotel wins Project of the Year
Brookfield Multiplex's JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai takes the inaugural International Construction Project of the Year award at ICEF
World's tallest hotel to be profiled at ICEF
Brookfield Multiplex project director David Millar will give a presentation on the construction of the JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Dubai at ICEF, which is shortlisted for the Project of the Year award.
High rise construction - the rise of the super skyscraper
Stronger, faster and more light-weight equipment is increasing efficiency in the high-rise construction sector, allowing developers to reach for the skies.
One World Trade Centre reaches full height
Final section of steel spire is lifted into position, making One World Trade Centre the tallest building in the US
Sea sand alert halts Chinese projects
Claims of unsafe construction methods lead authorities to stop construction of 660 m tall Ping'an Finance Center and other projects in Shenzhen, China
EC Harris and Mace to project manage Kingdom Tower
Joint venture between UK project managers appointed to steer the construction of the world’s tallest building in Saudi Arabia
Bauer awarded Kingdom Tower contract
Foundations equipment manufacturer and contractor to build base for planned 1 km tall tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Milestones in high-rise construction
With architects designing taller and taller skyscrapers, new equipment and techniques are being developed to construct them.
Europe's tallest reaches completion
External work on The Shard, at 310 m the tallest building in Western Europe, has reached completion in London, UK.
BIG unveils Korean Cross Towers design
Danish architect plans striking residential structure for the Yongsan district of Seoul.
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