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Crazy winds throw window cleaners for a scary swing ride on 91st floor

Dear Lord. Cleaning the windows of skyscrapers is already a scary enough job but cleaning windows of the 91st floor of the 1600-foot tall Shanghai World Financial Center while the wind violently throws around the scaffolding like some unhinged, unbuckled roller coaster swing? That is absolutely pants laundering… » 4/04/15 2:04pm 4/04/15 2:04pm

Here's China's impossible plan to build the world's tallest building in a mere 90 days

By next March, a 220-floor skyscraper will stand in Changsha that will measure 838 meters (2,749 feet) in height, what will be the world's tallest building. And amazingly, construction hasn't even begun. While it took Dubai more than five years to build the Burj Khalifa building — what is currently the world's… » 11/22/12 6:30am 11/22/12 6:30am

Rotating, Wind-Controlled Skyscrapers Dominate the Skyline of Eco-Cities

You might have heard about the rotating skyscrapers already — one is set to be built in Moscow, and the other in Dubai. Floors slowly rotate around the building in a variety of patterns, powered by giant wind turbines fitted between floors, so the entire structure appears to shift and move with the wind. They look… » 6/25/08 10:18am 6/25/08 10:18am