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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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it is Mexico City's tallest skyscraper and also the world's tallest exposed concrete structure.
As part of this development, nations expand their financial and banking sectors; research shows that skyscrapers are needed for this to happen.
The city's developers are certainly not going to let go of the skyscraper habit.
Sadly, as strong as skyscrapers may be, these buildings are not entirely quake-proof.
Even after his death his creations have been put to use in many of the world's most famous high-rise buildings and skyscrapers including Shanghai's Jin Mao Tower, Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower, the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and even the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, currently the tallest structure in the world.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran will soon see its first skyscraper in its capital, Tehran.
With their gravitas and ability to attract top companies, skyscrapers give confidence to other potential stakeholders, such as the local government, retail and leisure tenants and investors.
According to him, factoring in the special requirements of skyscrapers, the energy consumption can very easily spiral out of control, if left unchecked.
London`s more original looking skyscrapers have earned affectionate local nicknames like WalkieTalkie' or curvaceous Gherkin'.
The building, which is 176 meters high, is one of the Moscow skyscrapers built in the city in 1938-1952 known in Russia as a Stalinist epoch.
The Imperial 3 is a proposed 400 metres (1,312 ft) 116 floors Supertall residential skyscraper in Mumbai, India.
SHANGHAI, China -- Within the next five years, China will surpass the United States as the country with the most skyscrapers, defined as buildings more than 500 ft (152 m) in height, according to a recent report.