A proposal to wrap the world's tallest building in a reflective fabric

As if the Burj Khalifa wasn't spectacular enough, a Dubai-based think tank has proposed a radical installation that would encase the entire building in a super-lightweight, reflective and semi-transparent material suspended off its central spire. » 2/12/14 7:20am 2/12/14 7:20am

Here's China's impossible plan to build the world's tallest building in a …

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 tallest … » 11/22/12 6:30am 11/22/12 6:30am

Rotating, Wind-Controlled Skyscrapers Dominate the Skyline of…

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