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 Emporis Skyscraper Award is the world's most coveted prize for high-rise architecture.
Skyscraper, despite its emotional highs, is a film that requires you to leave your thinking caps at home.
'Skyscraper' set to release in India on July 20 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
In the film, Johnson plays a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader who now assesses security for skyscrapers. While on assignment in China, he finds himself framed for setting the tallest building in the world ablaze and now has to race against time to find the real culprits behind the fire - and rescue his family who are trapped inside the building.
Known for its skyscrapers and great architecture, Dubai continues to add on its long list of skyscrapers with three out of five tallest buildings completed in 2017 were in Dubai, says the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) report.
With a height of 804 fit., it is Mexico City's tallest skyscraper and also the world's tallest exposed concrete structure.
On why rental gains were flat in the first-half of the year, Matthew Dadd, Partner - Commercial Agency at Knight Frank, said: "Given the range of striking skyscrapers which Dubai has to offer, we do not see a premium paid for higher floors in skyscrapers.
Islamic Revelation Mostazafan Foundation (IRMF) deputy chief Manouchehr Khajedolouiee said to indigenize skyscrapers construction technology and improve the quality and management in the domestic construction sector his organization is studying the building of a 121-storey skyscraper in Tehran.
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.
I got a trail camera picture of a buck I later named Skyscraper, a 160-class 12-pointer with a split brow tine.