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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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"The Conference enabled us to meet the world's leading tall buildings experts who have overseen iconic projects in the past 20 years.
The challenge in designing tall buildings is in lowering the incremental cost of building taller.
Manuela Belova from the Council of High Buildings and Urban Environment.The first tall building in the capital is the 18-storey Ministry of Transport at "Diakon Ignatiy" Street, designed in the 1960s by a Transproject team.
The CTBUH Tall Building Awards are an independent review of new projects, judged by a prestigious panel of experts.
As Aurecon's new Tall Buildings Leader, Drayton will work closely with clients to create holistic design and engineering that incorporates new developments in material sciences and construction methods to produce optimal tall building solutions, said Marques.
"While the Middle East as a whole matched its 2016 numbers with nine completions of 200-metre-plus buildings, Dubai in particular made a comeback of sorts on this list," a spokesperson from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat said.
"Hummingbird is a versatile and high-performance solution for many tall building applications and the next step in the evolution of damping technology," said Michael Soligo, president and CEO of RWDI.
Owain Griffiths, of GVA, said: "There has been a clear political appetite for tall buildings in Cardiff.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 20 June 2017: Tall buildings and skyscrapers are trademarks of modern and developed societies.
I WRITE with regard to the story '26-storey tower 'too tall' for city, claims architect' (Birmingham Mail, August 19) According to architect Joe Holyoak, the plan for the Ringway Centre contravenes city planning policy on tall buildings in the area.