Surmount & Dilute

Surmount & Dilute

Surmount & Dilute - The Current Predicament are a series of 3 volumes on residential apartments, which are reviewed here as one. Each book consists out of 25 example projects…Read more
Lifted

Lifted

As a building in the pre-elevator era would rise to five floors at most, each of these floors, including basement and attic, had their specific usage and characteristics. Lifted is…Read more
#1 PyongYang landmark: Ryugyong Hotel

#1 PyongYang landmark: Ryugyong Hotel

For this tournament we lined up eight landmarks which define the North Korean capital of PyongYang.The infamous Ryugyong Hotel taking the cake isn't much of a surprize. This structure has…Read more

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1 World Trade Center Time Lapse

Time lapse video's al always nice to watch, and what better topic for a time lapse video on a September 11 then one showing the construction of One World Trade…Read more
Skyscraper Day

Skyscraper Day

Apparently this September 3 was Skyscraper Day. It was picked up as such by many blogs, mentioning not much other than announcing September 3 as Skyscraper Day and a call…Read more

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Enter Pyongyang

For reasons of being not your ordinary city, and being one of a kind, Pyongyang is on my wish list of places to visit. The fact that it's hard to…Read more

Vertical Living

When I found this book I got quite excited as the library on skyscraper living isn’t very extensive. Specific issues of urban and high living aren’t as well researched and…Read more

#1 Ghost Town: Pripyat, Ukraine

Members of skyscrapercity.com voted of Pripyat to be their #1 Ghost Town. In the finale, the the Ukrainian town beat Italy's Craco which was abandoned starting in the 1960's as…Read more

House of Outrageous Fortune

Even those not professionally active in the field of real estate must have heard the phrase “location, location, location” as the three most important ingredients of success. House of Outrageous…Read more
Drying dishes inception style

Drying dishes inception style

On one of the scenes of the Inception movie (2010), the protagonist, played by Leonardo DiCaprio shows a young protegé the power of controlled dreaming by literally bending the city…Read more