Skyscrapers

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How to make London greener: stick up a tower block with a roof garden
The idea may not win the Garden Museum’s competition but, as a parody, it deserves a prize

Rowan Moore

14, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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New York deserves better than Andrew Cuomo’s towering folly Rowan Moore
The state governor seems determined to give the city’s famous skyline a lumpy revamp

Rowan Moore

18, Apr, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Shard freeclimber faces court case over breach of injunction
George King to appear at Royal Courts of Justice after scaling the 72-storey skyscraper in July

Amy Walker

20, Oct, 2019 @3:02 PM

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Weatherwatch: glass skyscrapers are worst energy offenders
Big windows and high air-conditioning needs mean radical new approaches are needed

Jeremy Plester

30, Sep, 2019 @8:30 PM

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The New York high life has given me a new fear – of elevators | Emma Brockes
When I lived on the 36th floor, every single day I had to suppress a surge of dread, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

05, Sep, 2019 @3:00 PM

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City of London tightens rules on skyscrapers over wind tunnel fears
Developers will have to modify designs deemed likely to affect cyclists and pedestrians

Gwyn Topham and Adelina Adjei

19, Aug, 2019 @11:01 PM

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César Pelli obituary
Distinguished architect who designed the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and One Canada Square in London

Steve Rose

21, Jul, 2019 @3:54 PM

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Sadiq Khan has rejected the Tulip. But that won’t save London’s skyline | Simon Jenkins
The mayor has been as bad as Boris Johnson in bowing down to speculators, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

18, Jul, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Which is the world's most vertical city?
You might think of Hong Kong, given its famous skyscraper skyline, but by different measures of verticality other cities come out on top

Matthew Keegan

16, Jul, 2019 @11:00 AM

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The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board?
It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a London rooftop pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick

Will Jennings

07, Jun, 2019 @4:18 PM

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'Like the Eye of Sauron': western Europe’s tallest building planned for tiny Danish town
Fast-fashion giant Bestseller set to build skyscraper headquarters in Brande, a 7,000-person rural town

Richard Orange in Malmo

01, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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High times: 76 tall buildings to join London's skyline in 2019
Number of towers of 20 or more storeys that are planned or under construction hits new record of 541

Julia Kollewe

05, Mar, 2019 @3:54 PM

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