About Tall buildings magazine

At the heart of the magazine concept is the principle of information-analytical approach to current trends in the field of building construction. In its pages you can read about the best practices of Russian and foreign companies, the use of advanced technology, the most interesting architectural projects of high-rise buildings, architects and designers, as well as on construction companies working in the field of high-rise construction.

Besides, the magazine gives serious attention to the technical innovations necessary for successful operation of high-rise buildings that make staying in comfortable and safe, as well as environmental matters of high-rise construction and a number of other topics that reveal the possibilities and prospects of the future high-rise construction. This periodical is intended to become a professional communication platform for experts - to analyze the latest events in contemporary building construction all over the world, introduce to its readers upcoming technologies, equipment and materials used in Russia and abroad, and also to take up issues of the high-rise projects economy and development.
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Printing on the Skyline

Printing on the Skyline

Dubai-based construction technologies firm, Cazza, has announced plans to build the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper. Cazza is known for producing a 3D printing construction system that combines the use of mobile 3D printing robots with existing construction methods to make construction processes faster, more cost-effective, and environmentally friendly.

 
White Crown for London

White Crown for London

Santiago Calatrava has unveiled a £1 billion development on the edge of London’s River Thames, which will host a new tube station, performance venue and winter gardens topped by a crown-like arrangement of towers.

Green Spiral of Toulouse

Green Spiral of Toulouse

Compagnie de Phalsbourg (Paris) unveiled two competition winning projects by Studio Libeskind (New York) during the international property market MIPIM in Cannes, France recently. The sculpted Occitanie Tower will rise 150m above the Canal du Midi in the heart of the business sector of Toulouse. Set to be the first skyscraper in the city, the tower’s curvaceous form is interrupted by a spiral of greenery that rises from street level up to the 40th floor. The tower includes 11,000 sq m of office space, a Hilton hotel, up to 120 apartments, a restaurant with panoramic views, commercial space for shops, and offices on the ground floor for the railway company SNCF.

LA Olympic Tower

LA Olympic Tower

This March the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council’s Planning and Land Use Committee (DLANC) reviewed plans for Olympic Tower - a skyline-altering development slated for the current home of the neighborhood’s most notorious car wash. The structure of 740 feet in height would become the city’s sixth tallest building. 

Polish Flagship

Polish Flagship

The construction of a new flagship development - Varso by international real estate developer HB Reavis, comprising three buildings including an office tower designed by Foster + Partners has started in Poland. It presents a unique new hotspot for businesses, residents and tourists in the heart of Warsaw city center.

The Footsteps of Transformers

The Footsteps of Transformers

Thanks to the company Folkart Yapı Construction, Izmir, the third largest city in Turkey added a new tourist attraction..

These new twin towers called the Folkart Towers Izmir are 200 meters high and have 40 storeys. They became 3rd tallest building in Turkey and the tallest buildings in Turkey outside of the mega Istanbul city. Furthermore, once completed, they have become the 5th tallest twin towers in Europe!

Terracotta Tower of Guangzhou

Terracotta Tower of Guangzhou

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, located within the burgeoning Zhujiang New Town business district. At 530 metres it is the tallest building in Guangzhou, second tallest in China, and fifth tallest worldwide. According to the CTBUH the building was developed by New World Development Company and designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), this supertall skyscraper rounds out a trio of Guangzhou’s tallest structures, including Guangzhou International Finance Center and Canton Tower, all centred around Huacheng Square, the city’s premier urban park and the central axis of Zhujiang New Town. Below, a subterranean retail concourse connects the mixed-use skyscraper with transport interchanges, directly integrating the project into the city and the wider Pearl River Delta region.

Eric Parry’s ‘Calm’ Tower

Eric Parry’s ‘Calm’ Tower

The latest skyscraper planned for the City of London is set to become the tallest in the square mile as approval is granted 
 
New Heights of Nairobi

New Heights of Nairobi

Real estate developers Jabavu Village Limited and White Lotus Projects are the names behind plans to build Nairobi’s tallest building, which will be the new home of the city’s third Hilton Hotel. The Sh11 billion (USD$109 million) dual-tower development, whose construction is set to begin in Nairobi’s Upper Hill, is scheduled to be completed by 2020.

Sky Gardens of La Defense

Sky Gardens of La Defense

An unusual tower with hanging gardens, in the center of the new district La Défense, this 200-metre tall skyscraper quite singularly extends the great historic axis of Paris. Through its brief, its accessibility and architectural treatment, the Jardins de l’Arche Tower is like an open project that animates and intensifies the public space.