Recent Examples of skyscraper from the Web
The modernist skyscraper’s name has remained unchanged in the nearly five decades since John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co. developed it.
The Scoop is hit by the anti-gravity ray and rises above the skyscrapers.
The regime hopes to move forward with projects that were deeply unpopular before the war, raising skyscrapers, hotels and restaurants from the rubble.
As the urban theorist Mike Davis has pointed out, the IPCC’s mitigation targets assume that profits from fossil capitalism will be recycled into green technology rather than penthouse suites in soaring skyscrapers.
Now, the discovery of rare, nearly-complete fossil of a giraffe ancestor may provide new insight into how the skyscraper of the savannah came to be, reports Karen Weintraub at The New York Times.
Pedestrians flowed out of uptown Charlotte restaurants and cafes at lunchtime Tuesday to watch race cars weave around the skyscrapers.
The skyscraper will have built-in wind turbines and solar panels, along with an elevator for cars that will allow residents to park their vehicles next to their units, CNN reported.
High above Los Angeles, flying cars cruise through skies darkened by pollution, transporting passengers between landing zones located atop maximum-security skyscrapers.
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