Vienna Plans World's Tallest Wooden Skyscraper

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When American engineer William Le Baron Jenney designed the world's first skyscraper in Chicago in 1884, no one believed in his unconventional technologies. But today swapping cement and steel for timber is the vision of a number of environmentally-m...

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World's Largest Airport Passenger Terminal To Be Built In Beijing

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China currently boasts the world's largest building, could soon be home to the world's tallest pair of towers, and according to Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), we will soon be able to add an airport passenger terminal to the list. The firm has unveiled ...

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2014 Was a Record Year

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According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) annual report about skyscrapers construction all over the world, 2014 was a record year. The CTBUH has determined that 97 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed a...

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New York Sets New Record With US$ 100.5 Million Condo Sale

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A two-story luxury condo in Manhattan has just become the most expensive apartment ever sold in New York City. A duplex penthouse spanning the top two floors of the One57 condominium tower was sold for $100.5 million, setting a record for the most ex...

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One Of The USA's Most Expensive Residential Estates Put On Market

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The Palazzo di Amore, the nearly eight-year project of real-estate investor Jeff Greene, has listed for US$195 million, making it one of the most expensive residential listings in the country.

In Beverly Hills, the 10 hectares compound ...

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