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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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According to UAE state news agency, Wam , the book is targeted towards "people who are interested in why and how skyscrapers are built", and "explores the architecture, engineering, and cultural influence of skyscrapers as city icons and symbols of urbanisation".
He captioned his post and wrote, "The goal with SKYSCRAPER was always to make a cross-cultural film that properly represented the Chinese people and culture.
Only this time, he's doing it for the bigger family he now has - the Skyscrapers.
Universal Pictures has shared the first full trailer for Dwayne Johnson's upcoming action thriller Skyscraper, following a short teaser clip yesterday.
Imrann Nawab, director of sales, Gulf Sotheby's International Realty, is of the view that skyscrapers play a critical part in Dubai making a mark in the global map.
The building is a hybrid between an European perimeter block and a classic American skyscraper. "It's impressive how the architect rethinks the whole idea of a skyscraper.
As for the costliest skyscrapers in the world, they are still the ones in Hong Kong.
"As a youth my father never imagined that one day he would be building skyscrapers," (https://www.google.com/doodles/fazlur-rahman-khans-88th-birthday) she told Google.
The Milad Tower (at 435 m (1,427 ft), the 5th tallest concrete tower in the world) is not listed among Tehran's skyscrapers because it is an observation/telecommunications tower.
ACCORDING to Knight Frank's recently published 'Skyscrapers 2015 Report', a supplement of their annual Global Cities report, the world's cities are in the midst of a skyscraper building boom.
Kone, one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry, has signed up as the gold sponsor for the upcoming Smart Skyscrapers Summit in Dubai, UAE.
Skyscrapers are shooting up all over London changing its skyline dominated by Big Ben and St Paul`s Cathedral.