Seven principles for designing low-carbon skyscrapers

Despite growing concerns about the carbon emissions associated with their construction and operation, skyscrapers continue to spring up around the globe. Here, Philip Oldfield sets out seven ways to design tall buildings that are more sustainable. Is there such a thing as a low-carbon tall building? Or are skyscrapers inherently unsustainable, the SUV of the … Read more

Reading Between the Skylines | ArchDaily

Reading Between the Skylines The Dar es Salaam skyline. Image © ommyjay on Unsplash Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or Cities have been, and will always be multi-faceted, elastic sites. They are settlements in continuous evolution, molded by proximity to natural resources, by migrating populations, and by capital. Despite the diversity in … Read more

DJI Sky City / Foster + Partners

DJI Sky City / Foster + Partners © Fangfang Tian + 48 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or © SFAP Text description provided by the architects. DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and creative camera technology, has opened its new company headquarters, Sky City, a cutting-edge innovation hub created in collaboration … Read more

Fifteen supertall skyscrapers being built around the world

To mark World Skyscraper Day, Dezeen has rounded up 15 supertall skyscrapers that are set to be built in cities across the globe, including a pair of twisting towers in Australia and the buildings battling to become Africa’s tallest. For some an inspiring beacon of progress and for others emblematic of economic inequalities, neck-craning skyscrapers … Read more