skyscraper


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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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The architect behind the skyscraper is Atkins, a consultancy that helped to design Dubai Metro, Five Jumeirah Village, and Burj Al Arab.
This year, buildings from Asia dominate the Top 10 of the Emporis Skyscraper Award.
The Burj Khalifa and Shanghai Tower, are the most visible signs that a city embraces skyscrapers more broadly to enhance economic growth and the quality of life of residents and companies
As for the costliest skyscrapers in the world, they are still the ones in Hong Kong.
When caught at the high levels of a skyscraper during an earthquake, it is safe to stay put.
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.
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.
London`s more original looking skyscrapers have earned affectionate local nicknames like WalkieTalkie' or curvaceous Gherkin'.
After three months of hard hunting, I wasn't ready to give up on Skyscraper just yet.
The suspect - two young men and two women, claim that they jumped from the skyscraper on parachutes.
The Imperial 3 would be one of India%s first supertall skyscrapers to achieve a LEED Platinum rating for environmental sustainability from Green Building Council.