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 11:12am11/07/13 11:12am

Capital Gate Tower is Four Times as Crooked as the Leaning Tower of Pisa

If you thought the Leaning Tower of Pisa was messed up, get a load of the Capital Gate tower currently being constructed in Abu Dhabi. Actually, saying it is "messed up" is incorrect given that the 18 degree westward incline was completely intentional. In fact, the project's architects have submitted a joint… »10/30/08 1:15pm10/30/08 1:15pm

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 2:00am10/18/08 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…