The first demo video of the world's tallest roller coaster is terrifying

The world's tallest roller coaster won't even be made until 2017 and this is just a demo video of what the roller coaster is going to feel like but I'm already scared. Skyscraper at Skyplex in Orlando will be the tallest roller coaster in the world at over 500 feet tall and you ride the thing all. the. way. down. » 11/18/14 11:59pm 11/18/14 11:59pm

The tallest apartment building in America sways 4 to 5 feet

Living in the tallest apartment building in America—and the northern hemisphere—will feel like living inside the Lincoln Memorial but with bathtubs, awesome views, and a permanent sensation of wanting to vomit: The ultra-thin skyscraper sways four to five feet, as this video filmed from the top shows. » 10/27/14 5:20pm 10/27/14 5:20pm

First skyscraper created to generate its own power will be done in 2020

Pertamina—Indonesia's state-owned oil and gas corporation—will have a new headquarters in Jakarta in 2020. One that looks like a smooth spaceship about to take off and generates electricity thanks to its design, created by American architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. » 12/11/13 10:01am 12/11/13 10:01am

Squeezed skyscraper's base is so thin that it seems like it may fall

I love the newly city-approved Beach & Howe Tower in Vancouver, Canada, a gorgeous 54-story apartment building designed by Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group. It gets extremely thin on its base to avoid a passing highway. From some angles, it looks like it may fall on its side. Enjoy the beautiful pictures. » 11/07/13 11:12am 11/07/13 11:12am

How An Auto Body Innovation Revolutionized the Way We Build Skyscrapers

Certainly you've assembled a piece of Ikea furniture and experienced that special kind of frustration that comes with realizing the screw holes don't line up and you have to take everything apart and put it together it again. Now imagine this problem at 750 feet in the air with massive steel girders instead of… » 2/09/12 12:00pm 2/09/12 12:00pm

Vauxhall Sky Garden Building Gets Three-Storey Gardens Inside

This 130m skyscraper has been approved for building in London, but unlike "dead" conventional buildings, the Sky Garden includes plans for two three-story gardens to be built inside it. The idea is to "create a space for social interaction" and "foster micro communities," which sounds like a neat way of combining… » 11/13/08 8:45am 11/13/08 8:45am

The Plans for the 1.55-Mile-High Skyscraper in, You Guessed It, Dubai

Forget the 3,280 feet-high 200-floor Nakheel Tower » 10/18/08 2:00am 10/18/08 2:00am because it's no longer going to be the highest skyscraper in the world. The new upcoming beast is this amazing 1.55-mile-high skyscraper planned for the Jumeirah City project in Dubai. The building is so tall that its main elevator is in fact a vertical . This…