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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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Wangjing SOHO, consisting of three unique skyscrapers with a height of 118 meter, 127 meter and 200 meter each, impressed the jury by its excellent energy efficiency and its distinctive design, which gives the complex a harmonious and organic momentum.
Skyscrapers can enliven a skyline with exciting architecture: it's no coincidence that they often become the poster boy for city marketing.
London has added 23 new skyscrapers since the turn of the millennium, compared to 17 in the preceding 40 years," said James Roberts, Chief Economist at Knight Frank.
Skyscraper stepped out of the cedar thicket right behind the does with what appeared to be a shed-antlered buck right behind him.
The skyscraper also impressed due to its comprehensive sustainability concept, including photovoltaics to generate energy, local plants with low water requirements in the green areas of the building, and electric car chargers to save on CO2 emissions.
Risto Raty, executive vice-president of Tekla Corporation, said: "The Middle East is seeing incredible growth in the number of skyscrapers, and to stand out architects are designing increasingly complex structures.
From the dawn of the skyscraper era through 2001, 235 buildings that high or higher were constructed.
In the exhibit, attendees can get the feel of being at a real construction site by exploring the science behind skyscraper construction, such as prepping the foundation, erecting steel, operating a crane, testing the properties of hydraulic systems and even walking along an I-beam situated well above the gallery floor.
In order to make the attempt possible the skyscraper had to be extended which made it the third highest skyscraper in Sweden for one day.
I realise that the King Edward Tower has a long, long way to go before it is a reality, but I think it would be a fantastic boon for Liverpool if the city were to have the tallest skyscraper outside London.
The best example is the late 1920s, which saw an unprecedented skyscraper boom prior to the Great Depression.
Lee Wallace's Lesbianism, Cinema, Space: The Sexual Life of Apartments (Routledge, 2008) and Merrill Schleier's Skyscraper Cinema: Architecture and Gender in American Film (University of Minnesota Press, 2009) examine, respectively, the figure of the apartment and the skyscraper.