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The CTBUH Global News Archive is the primary place to get all the latest news on tall buildings, urban development and sustainable construction from around the world. The CTBUH also disseminates this information via our Monthly e-Newsletter, CTBUH Journal, and through books and reports. To view news for a certain category or time period, please use the links on the left side menu.

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Small Sinkholes Near Lotte World Tower in Seoul Draw Concern


29 Jul 2014, Seoul, South Korea

For the developers of the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, a mysteriously shrinking lake and the appearance of small sinkholes in residential neighborhoods couldn't have come at a more inopportune time. Read more.

Brisbane’s Vision Tower Set to Begin Development


25 Jul 2014, Brisbane, Australia

The 90-story Vision Tower, a project that was delayed following the global financial crisis in 2008, will be set to break ground if a development application lodged with Brisbane City Council is approved. Read more.

Foundation Work Begins For 220 Central Park South in New York City


21 Jul 2014, New York City, United States

Excavation has been ongoing for several months at Vornado’s 220 Central Park South, but it appears that the process is now coming to a close; the first concrete is now pouring into the tower’s enormous pit. Read more.

Dream Dubai Marina Set For 2015 Completion


21 Jul 2014, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Construction on the soon-to-be second-tallest tower in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Dream Dubai Marina, is more than 80 percent complete. The Project will stand 427 meters and will be the tallest tower in the Dubai Marina district. Read more.

Opening of Dubai’s DuBioTech Headquarters Set for 2015

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17 Jul 2014, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A developer has announced the opening of DuBiotech headquarters in 2015, which will comprise two iconic high-rise towers that provide over half a million square feet (46,500 square meters) of office space. Read more.

Construction Progressing on 56 Leonard in New York City


16 Jul 2014, New York City, United States

The latest construction photos of 56 Leonard show progress at all levels of the tower; the superstructure continues to rise, balconies are spiraling upwards, and glass installation is underway along the first few floors. Read more.