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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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Giarratana Lands More Money For Nashville Skyscraper – With A New Look

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03 Apr 2015, Nashville, United States

Giarratana Development has secured much of the capital needed to build a skyscraper in downtown Nashville. The tower at 505 Church St. has undergone a number of design revisions, the most recent of which calls for a 45-story tower. Read more.


Strong Winds Send Elevated Platform Flying at Shanghai WFC

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02 Apr 2015, Shanghai, China

A strong gust of wind sent an elevated platform flying back and forth through the air until it rammed into a window on the 91st floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center. The two workers aboard the platform walked away with minor injuries. Read more.


Designer Labels Draw High-Rise Home Buyers in Miami

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02 Apr 2015, Miami, United States

The designer-home trend has spread to Miami from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, where developers discovered a few years ago that luxury-branded hotels and homes could command huge premiums. Read more.


Fortune to Complement Fort York Development in Toronto

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02 Apr 2015, Toronto, Canada

The Fort York community is set to grow again, with plans taking shape for a fourth condominium tower called Fortune at Fort York. The 32-story tower will be the taller than its predecessors and will offer a long list of amenities. Read more.


Minton Housing Provides Amenities Laden With Natural Appeal In Singapore

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01 Apr 2015, Singapore, Singapore

A new high-rise housing project in Singapore offers a diverse assortment of open space and vegetation. It also features an interconnected system of bridges and sky terraces that allow residents to enjoyably navigate the complex. Read more.


Metro Vancouver Malls Reach For The Sky

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01 Apr 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Many shopping malls in the Metro Vancouver area with convenient transit access are hard at work on plans to build residential and office towers on land that currently accommodates surface parking lots. Read more.


NYC’s MTA Vote Clears Path For Planned Tallest Tower In Queens

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01 Apr 2015, New York City, United States

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has decided to sell development rights in Queens in a move that clears the way for a new residential building that would be the borough’s tallest tower. Read more.