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Graham, the pioneering architect who designed the iconic Chicago skyscraper formerly named the Sears Tower, has died. He was 84. More News Chicago-based public relations firm SCC Grossman says Graham died Saturday at his home in Hobe Sound, Fla.
More than a dozen of us filed into the dark elevator, ready to be whisked up 1,483 feet to the observation deck of the newly minted tallest building in the world. The smooth 60-second ride delivered us to the Burj Khalifa�s 124th floor. People of all
If you are looking for office space in downtown Chicago, these are wonderful days. Vacancies are rising and probably will grow more this year, and several buildings with high-floor premium space need occupants. Last year, more empty space hit the
Witnesses and a Dubai rescue official say a faulty elevator was to blame for the shutdown of the observation deck on the world's tallest tower. The closure has blocked public access to the only part of the Burj Khalifa that has so far opened.
French climber Alain Robert, known as "Spiderman" for his death-defying antics, has set his sights on scaling the world's tallest skyscraper, Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower, a report said. The Gulf emirate of Dubai opened the glistening 828-meter (2,717-
Dubai Debt What the Burj Kahlifa—the tallest building in the world—owes to Frank Lloyd Wright. The Burj Khalifa First there was the Petronas Towers in Singapore, then the Taipei Financial Center in Taiwan, and now the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, of all
Guessing The Names of Chicago's Tallest Buildings! It's the New Year 2010, and with all of the news about the Burj Khalifa, The tower formally known as the Burj Dubai, Currently The tallest man made structure and building in the world, I though
Started at the height of the economic boom and built by some 12,000 laborers, the world's tallest building will open on Monday in Dubai as the glitzy emirate seeks to rekindle optimism after its financial crisis. Burj Dubai, whose opening has been
The exact height of the Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building, remains a secret, but it is more than 800 metres tall. Photo: Reuters In the annals of tall skyscrapers, there is no doubt that the soon-to-open Burj Dubai will be the world's tallest.
In the annals of tall skyscrapers, there is no doubt that the soon-to-open Burj Dubai will be the world's tallest...It's part of the mystique of the project," he said. Baker said the architects wondered if someone would try to figure out the slender