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.
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.
After seeing no sign of Skyscraper for over a month, I decided to go against my gut and focus on another area for a few weeks.
The skyscraper on the Kotelnicheskaya embankment is a 26-story residential block in the mouth of the Yauza river.
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.
Many of the bird deaths occur as a result of flying into small buildings rather than suspected skyscrapers found in cities.
It was the 10-Story Home Insurance Building, often described as the world's first skyscraper.
Wind remains such a significant factor in skyscraper design that a building's aerodynamics must be simulated and tested in wind tunnels.