Parisian skyscrapers raise sky-high concerns

Jul 9, 2013
Lifted ban on high rise office towers in Paris has created a building boom and controversy in the city of light.
Posted In: architecture, skyscraper, paris

Skyscraper height stunted by elevator technology

Dec 18, 2012
The U.S. may be littered with skyscrapers, but by the end of the year, nearly three-quarters of the world's 100 tallest buildings will be located in Asia and the Middle East.
Posted In: skyscraper, elevators

Building skyscrapers at record speed

Mar 12, 2012
A new 30 story building in China went up in just two weeks. How is this possible and more importantly, how can it be safe?
Posted In: skyscraper, China

How skyscrapers reflect on economic health

Jan 11, 2012
A new study out by Barcalys Capital explores the ongoing connection between the world's tallest buildings, and the world's biggest financial collapses.
Posted In: skyscraper, commercial real estate, recession

Mid-day Extra: As skyscrapers grow, economy could collapse

Jan 11, 2012
Barclays Capital has produced a new skyscraper index, which finds the correlation between the tallest buildings in the world and economic recessions.
Posted In: commercial real estate, skyscraper

Skyscrapers: Why bigger isn’t always better

Jan 11, 2012
A report out links building skyscrapers with economic crashes. China, please take note.
Posted In: skyscraper, economic crash, China, New York City