Why building a tallest building is necessary

In February 2016, a proposal for a hyper-tall building was widely reported by global medias, the building was proposed in Japan that set to be built in Tokyo Bay before 2045 and will rise to a height two times of Burj Khalifa, that’s great but 2045 is too late, it’s very possible that it will […]

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The Tallest Skyscrapers in London

European countries seems not very active in respect of construction of skyscrapers, high-rise buildings above 200 meters can be hardly found in most of European cities, with the exception of Frankfurt, La Defense, Moscow, Istanbul, Madrid, Milan, and London, these cities each has more than 2 buildings above 200 meters, not all of these cities […]

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Supertall Skyscrapers in Melbourne

Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia, with a population of about 4.5 million, after Sydney’s 4.9 million, however in respect of skyscrapers, it is far ahead of Sydney, the city has 13 buildings above 200 meters in height and more than 40 buildings with same size being developed, while Sydney has only 9 […]

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Supertall Skyscrapers in Gold Coast

As the economy recovers from the depression, there were never so much skyscrapers being proposed in lots of cities around the world, the supertall skyscrapers once can only be found only one or two in most cities including New York City, which had only one supertall skyscraper built if judged by roof height. Now some […]

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Tallest Buildings in Wuhan over 300m

Wuhan is a city located at central area of China alongside the Yangzhi River, it’s the major transportation and commercial hub in Central China. Wuhan is often regarded as the Eastern version of Chicago, for it situated at the central place of China as Chicago situated at the similar point in United States and has […]

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Recent Progress on China Zun Tower

Let’s briefly look back to the progress of China in last year: It break 200m mark in April, 2016, becoming a standard skyscraper, and then, it kept growing significantly with a speed of about 0.8 meter per day and break 300m mark in July 2016, becoming a supertall skyscraper, since then it became the 3rd […]

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Supertall skyscrapers in Japan

Japan is one of a few countries that started developing the skyscrapers sooner than rest of the world, this is a bit different with other skyscraper cities, like Shenzhen or Dubai. Shinjuku Mitsui Building is the first skyscraper beyond 200 m built in Japan and was built in 1974, 19 skyscrapers above 200m in whole […]

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Progress of China World Trade Center 3B in Oct-Nov

China World Trade Center Tower 3B is the second supertall tower to be built for China World Trade Center project in Beijing Central Business District, a modern looking place that filled with many newly built skyscrapers and it is also one of busiest construction site in the country with lots of skyscrapers under construction, China […]

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Progress of China Zun Tower in October

This post is a bit old, to view the more recent progress of the building, see: The tallest building in Beijing grows to nearly 500m high After in August China Zun Tower surpassed China World Trade Center Tower 3 in height, it keeps growing higher. The appearance of China Zun Tower is inspired by a […]

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Supertall skyscrapers in Miami

Aside from New York City and Chicago, Miami is another American city that filled with tons of skyscrapers, in terms of the buildings with heights of above 150 meters, Miami has 43, ranking 3rd in United States in this respect, only after New York and Chicago. As for supertalls which is the main subject to […]

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Progress of China World Trade Center 3B in September

China World Trade Center 3B is one of the only two supertall skyscrapers currently under construction in China’s capital city Beijing. As of Sept 7th, after topped out for half a year, the tower’s cladding is still being installed and still 2 floors left to reach the bottom of the crown of the building. And […]

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Supertall skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur

Southeast Asia is an emerging and burgeoning skyscraper-gathered region like Middle East and China, as there are many cities are being converted into skyscraper cities in Southeast Asia, such as Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Singapore, and many other smaller cities like Hu Chi Min City and Johor Bahru. Among them Kuala Lumpur is a […]

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