Gulf Times - skyscraper
China 'waterfall' skyscraper hit by torrent of ridicule

China 'waterfall' skyscraper hit by torrent of ridicule

Although the Liebian International Building is not yet finished, the water feature was completed two years ago.

Soul-searching as symbol of 1970s Singapore faces demolition

Soul-searching as symbol of 1970s Singapore faces demolition

The looming demolition of a horseshoe-shaped tower block that symbolised Singapore's growth from a port town to an affluent city-state has sparked soul-searching about whether enough is being done to protect the country's recent history.

Hong Kong skyscraper sold for record $5.15bn

Hong Kong skyscraper sold for record $5.15bn

Li's CK Asset sold its 75% stake in The Centre, which is located in the city's bustling Central district, to a consortium led by a Chinese energy firm, the Hong Kong Economic Journal said.

Fire hits 28-floor Abu Dhabi tower under construction

Fire hits 28-floor Abu Dhabi tower under construction

Fire swept through a 28-storey skyscraper under construction in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday and injured 13 people, the latest in a series of blazes to hit tall buildings in the United Arab Emirates over the last 18 months.

Fire at Dubai skyscraper put out, no injuries reported

Fire at Dubai skyscraper put out, no injuries reported

Firefighters put out a fire that broke out at a 75-storey residential tower in Dubai on Wednesday, the fifth blaze in a skyscraper in the United Arab Emirates in recent years.

Dubai blaze raises questions over Gulf skyscraper design

Dubai blaze raises questions over Gulf skyscraper design

A blaze that engulfed a Dubai skyscraper on New Year's Eve has raised fresh questions about the safety of materials used on the exteriors of tall buildings across the region.