Why Are So Many of China's Tall Buildings Designed In Chicago?

Chicago has long been a global leader in an interesting export category: Maker of the world's tallest buildings. The world's current tallest building was designed here, as well as the one that will supplant it. Now, the city's architects will add even more towers to their list due to a relationship with the planet's… » 2/24/14 10:00am 2/24/14 10:00am

The Tallest Building in the World Looks Like a Stack of Pringles

On our blink-and-you'll-miss-it visit to the world's largest building site, aka Dubai, we stopped for a gawk at this, the Burj Dubai. Currently the tallest structure in the world, it stands at 156 stories and 585 meters high, but is expected to reach around 800 meters when finished. Designed by Adrian Smith, the tower… » 11/15/07 6:00pm 11/15/07 6:00pm