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
#1 KPF skyscraper: Shanghai WFC

#1 KPF skyscraper: Shanghai WFC

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) is one of the most prolific skyscraper firms in the world, with dozens of buildings over 150 meters tall, including three supertalls, to their name.…Read more

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This is Shanghai

In 1980 Shanghai had no skyscrapers. It now has at least 4,000 — more than twice as many as New York. 'This is Shanghai' explores the diversities and eccentricities of…Read more
Metropolis II

Metropolis II

If you happen to live in, or be visiting Los Angeles, make sure to visit the local County Museum of Art to check out a miniature city called Metropolis II.…Read more
London’s Growing Up

London’s Growing Up

As part of an exhibition on new tall building development in London, an organization called New London Architecture did a head count of the number of tall buildings either under…Read more