Sky City: Construction Of the World’s Tallest Tower Delayed Until 2014 as Costs Balloon to $855 Million

July 22, 2013 by  
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Changsha, China’s Sky City tower is set to be the world’s tallest building at a staggering 2,739 feet – however the project just hit a bump in the road as its developer announced plans to postpone construction until April 2014. Developer Broad Sustainable Building claims that the tower can be built in just six months thanks to its unique prefabricated design , however the building was initially scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013 and costs are quickly rising. Read the rest of Sky City: Construction Of the World’s Tallest Tower Delayed Until 2014 as Costs Balloon to $855 Million Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “prefabricated housing” , burj khalifa , Changsha tower , china , China building record , China towers , construction delays , Dubai towers , energy efficient tower , Prefab , prefab sky city , prefab tower , Sky City tower , sustainable tower , sustainable towers , vertical city , World’s tallest tower        

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Sky City: Construction Of the World’s Tallest Tower Delayed Until 2014 as Costs Balloon to $855 Million

See the Four Finalists Selected to Design Storm-Resistant Housing in the Rockaways

July 22, 2013 by  
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Ennead Architects ,  Lateral Office ,  Seeding Office  and  White Arkitekter  were recently selected from over 100 others competing in the “ For a Resilient Rockaway ” (FAR ROC) challenge to design a resilient mixed-use community in the Rockaways. The four finalists will use lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy to continue to refine their proposals for an 80+ acre site in Queens called Arverne East. Read on to see the four top plans here . READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , eco design , FAR ROC , flood-prone areas , for a resilient rockaway , green design , NYC architecture competition , resilient rockaways , Rockaway design competition , storm-resilient architecture NYC , sustainable design , waterfront development        

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