The boom in regional skyscraper construction
is integral to the generation of value and brand identities for cities, an expert said.
To be fair, the development of denser forms of concrete and steel has made skyscraper construction
easier, allowing the core structure to eat up less space.
is booming across the Middle East, with the region projected to have nearly 300 skyscrapers of at least 150 metres tall by 2015, according to the recent study entitled "The Middle East: 20 Years of Building Skyscrapers" from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Especially if you have the likes of, I don't know, Popeye or Harold Lloyd six steps ahead of you ensuring you don't fall down manholes, or plummet from the high steel of a skyscraper construction
agreed to make new apprentice classes at least one-third minority, in exchange for laws increasing use of apprentices in skyscraper construction
But in his effort now to apply the checklist to all walks of life--venture capitalists, skyscraper construction
workers, restaurant chefs--he occasionally treads uncomfortably close to the territory claimed by his New Yorker colleague Malcolm Gladwell, taking a single idea and trying to make it fit almost every situation.
Kajima, known as a pioneer of skyscraper construction
in Japan, became the day's biggest percentage loser by plunging 27 yen, or over 14 percent, to 162 yen.
After the steel trusses were in place, the team was able to build one new hotel floor every four days, an unprecedented pace for skyscraper construction
Concern for the safety of jets leaving Reagan National Airport pushed the FAA to limit skyscraper construction
in Rosslyn, Va.
Scottish Presbyterian brothers William and George Audsley later went on to pioneer skyscraper construction
Scottish Presbyterian brothers William and George Audsley went on to pioneer skyscraper construction
To control explosive urban growth and curtail skyscraper construction
(because of economic and health concerns), municipalities like Montreal followed the lead of New York City and enacted restrictive height and zoning regulations.