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The Marina 101 supertower
The under construction Marina 101 is a one hundred and one floor, 425 m-tall tower close to the Palm Jumeirah and the exclusive Dubai Marina megaproject.
Azerbaijan's Flame Towers - complex cores in a single casting
The skyline of Azerbaijan's oil city Baku on the shores of the Caspian Sea will be changed dramatically by the striking Flame Towers project.
World record for Abu Dhabi's "Leaning Tower"
The latest iconic project to rise from the sands of Abu Dhabi is the spectacularly inclining Capital Gate Tower.
Italy's Altra Sede tower rising high
Construction of the Altra Sede di Regione Lombardia, the new administrative centre for Lombardy's regional administration in Milan, Italy, is progressing rapidly.
New skin for Sydney UTS's aging Broadway Tower?
The University of Technology's (UTS) Broadway Tower, Sydney, Australia could be given a "facelift" thanks to a new technology developed by architect Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA).
CTBUH names Chicago's Trump Tower tallest building of 2009
The Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago, US was the tallest building completed in 2009, according to the latest report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
One World Trade Center reaches 20th floor
The Port Authority of New York has confirmed that steel works for One World Trade Center have reached the 20th storey and the tower now stands 61 m above ground level.
Green light for new European Central Bank HQ
Construction of the new Germany-based European Central Bank (ECB) will start in the spring this year according to its Governing Council.
Burj Dubai opens with name change
The Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building, has been officially opened and renamed Burj Khalifa after the ruler of the UAE.
Manitowoc Potains in Milan
A major redevelopment project in Milan, Italy is using six Manitowoc Potain tower cranes
China's ‘Linked Hybrid' complex scoops ‘tall building' accolade
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has awarded its "2009 Best Tall Building Overall" to Steven Holl Architects for its recently completed Linked Hybrid complex in Beijing, China.
Vinci to construct Monaco's highest tower
A consortium consisting of Vinci Construction France and Solétanche SAM, the local subsidiary of Solétanche Bachy, has signed a contract to construct the Principality of Monaco's tallest tower for Marzocco, a Monegasque property developer.
BIG to design sustainable skyscraper in Shenzhen
Architect BIG is to design the new Shenzhen International Energy Mansion, the regional headquarters for China's Shenzhen Energy Company
Liebherr ensures cost savings in Brazil
As labour costs rise crane's are the answer for high-rise construction in Sao Paulo
More delays rumoured for Burj Dubai
The world’s tallest building may miss its 9 September official opening and might not be completed until December.
Groundbreaking scheduled on OMA's De Rotterdam
OMA designed € 340 million De Rotterdam will "finally" go under construction in December this year.
Emaar selected for 1 km high Saudi tower
Dubai property developer will supervise construction of the world's tallest building in Jeddah.
Russia Tower ditched
The Russia Tower, part of the Moscow City complex, has been scrapped and the site will be used for car parking.
UNStudio wins design competition for 110 m-high hotel in Frankfurt
Netherland's-based architect UNStudio has won the international competition to design a new 110 m-high hotel in Frankfurt, Germany
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