03 April 2023

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2022: World Surpasses 2,000 Buildings of 200 Meters or Greater Height


This report shows that 147 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2022, a 25 percent increase from 2021, when 118 such...

17 October 2016

The Haikou Tower - Signifier and Signified

Martin Henn, HENN

When designing the “Haikou Towers,” our aim was to go beyond an architecture of mere function or form, but to construct an architecture of meaning....

26 October 2015

Novel High-rise Typologies – Towards Vertical Urbanism

Martin Henn & Moritz Fleischmann, HENN Architekten

How can we translate the urban qualities of the horizontal city into the vertical tower? Here, we present four projects that embody design strategies to...

31 December 2014

Interactive Study on Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH

An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in...

19 September 2012

Haihang International Plaza, Tower A, Main Building’s Supertall Structural Design

Fujiang Xu & Ping Sheng, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

The Main Building of Tower A of the Haihang International Plaza is a 54-story out-of-code supertall structure which uses a CFST (Concrete-Filled Steel Tube) structure...