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Featured Buildings Involving Halfen United States

432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue, New York City

432 Park Avenue represents a new generation of superslim skyscrapers and is defined by its simplicity and large glass windows set in a regular grid of exposed concrete members.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Undoubtedly one of the wonders of the modern world, Burj Khalifa is graceful and elegant as it reaches upward with seeming ease.

Devon Energy Center

Devon Energy Center, Oklahoma City

This building is remarkable, not only for its inherent design excellence, but for the seeming unlikelihood of its location.

Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

The 929,000-square meter Marina Bay Sands is conceived as not just a mere building project, but as a city microcosm rooted in Singapore’s culture, climate, and contemporary life.

Nextower

Nextower, Frankfurt am Main

The striking interrelationship of the tilted façades forms the central theme of the design of this office tower and its smaller neighboring hotel.

Post Tower

Post Tower, Bonn

Post Tower is a forward-looking high-rise for the 21st century: formally, technically, and ecologically advanced, and offering a high-quality work environment.

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai

The Shanghai World Financial Center has become an icon of Shanghai and China, with its clear and elegant form and revolutionary structural design.

VDARA

VDARA, Las Vegas

The crescent-shape of this 169 meter structure is formed by three parallel, offset arcs of varying heights.

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Halfen United States Connected Global News

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Adds New Light and Water Show

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Adds New Light and Water Show

1 Jun 2017, Singapore – In June, Marina Bay Sands will launch “Spectra,” a new entertainment experience…

LED Lighting Scheme Installed on 432 Park Avenue in New York

LED Lighting Scheme Installed on 432 Park Avenue in New York

15 Nov 2016, New York City – The western hemisphere’s tallest residential building, 432 Park Avenue, is a hard…

Contractor Named for Residential Scheme in Mumbai

Contractor Named for Residential Scheme in Mumbai

13 Oct 2016, Mumbai – Leighton Asia has entered into an agreement to deliver a major residential scheme in…

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Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Adds New Light and Water Show
1 Jun 2017 – Singapore, Singapore
In June, Marina Bay Sands will launch “Spectra,” a new entertainment experience featuring a state-of-the-art light and water show. The free-to-public outdoor show is to…
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LED Lighting Scheme Installed on 432 Park Avenue in New York
15 Nov 2016 – New York City, United States
The western hemisphere’s tallest residential building, 432 Park Avenue, is a hard one to miss in the New York City skyline, but now, a new architectural feature is being…
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Contractor Named for Residential Scheme in Mumbai
13 Oct 2016 – Mumbai, India
Leighton Asia has entered into an agreement to deliver a major residential scheme in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex. The so-called Ten BKC scheme, owned by Radius…
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New York City’s Tallest Penthouse Sold for $88 Million
16 Sep 2016 – New York City, United States
A wealthy buyer has closed on his penthouse at 432 Park Avenue for $87.7 million. The deal marks the sale of the city’s highest residence and the biggest closed sale in…
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Jin Mao Tower’s New Skywalk Prepares to Open in Shanghai
27 Jul 2016 – Shanghai, China
A skywalk will soon be opening along the outside of the 88th floor of the Jin Mao Tower in Lujiazui. It is thought to be the highest fenceless, all transparent walkway…
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Dubai’s Burj Al Arab to Expand its Footprint with Massive Floating Deck Shipped from Finland
26 Jan 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai’s iconic sail-shaped hotel, the Burj Al Arab, is about to undergo a dramatic expansion of its footprint with the addition of a huge 5,000-ton deck extending out…
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World Reaches 100 Supertall Skyscrapers with Completion of 432 Park Avenue
13 Jan 2016 – New York City, United States
There are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of 432 Park Avenue in New York City. The total number of…
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New York Superslim 432 Park Avenue Core Reaches 426 Meters
15 Oct 2014 – New York City, United States
The core of the luxury New York apartment building 432 Park Avenue reached 1,396 feet (426 meters). The condominium's height now surpasses that of the Empire State…
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Dubai’s Burj Khalifa Opens Highest Observation Deck in the World
14 Oct 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Burj Khalifa now has the world’s highest observation deck, following the unveiling of a new viewing level on the 148th floor. With its floor at 555.7 meters, it…
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New York City’s Empire State Building Surpassed by 432 Park Avenue
29 Aug 2014 – New York City, United States
With its core now standing approximately 390 meters above the street, 432 Park Avenue has surpassed the architectural height of the Empire State Building, and is now the…
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Las Vegas’ Harmon Hotel Begins Demolition
23 Jun 2014 – Las Vegas, United States
MGM Resorts International has begun the year-long process of demolishing the Harmon Hotel, the only portion of the $8.5 billion, 67-acre CityCenter development that was…
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Video: Daring Duo Leap from World’s Tallest Building
23 Apr 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
In an event that claimed the new Guinness World Record title of Highest Base Jump from the Tallest Building, two men took the jump of a lifetime off the 828-meter Burj…
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Abu Dhabi Offers Least Expensive Office Space Despite Available Wealth
14 Mar 2014 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A recent report that found Hong Kong and Tokyo to be most expensive cities to rent skyscraper floor-space, also finds the United Arab Emirate cities of Dubai and Abu…
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Inside Look at Upcoming Park Avenue Tower
26 Feb 2014 – New York, United States
Architect Rafael Viñoly presented illuminating insights of his supertall design for the currently under-construction 432 Park Avenue to an audience of more than 300 at…
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Fog Phenomenon Returns to Transform Dubai Skyline
14 Feb 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Twice a year, weather conditions generate a cloud-like fog that settles between the ground and sky, which creates a heavenly vision of the world’s tallest skyscraper tips…
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Shanghai Tower Plans to Hire Leasing Agent
8 Jan 2014 – Shanghai, China
The state-owned developer of Shanghai Tower, China’s next tallest building, is hiring a leasing agent to sell space in the building, a highly unusual move in China,…
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Dubai’s Record-Breaking Fireworks Show Includes Burj Khalifa
2 Jan 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Always a place where “size matters,” Dubai kicked off 2014 with an appropriately gigantic fireworks display, launching more than 500,000 incendiaries in six minutes. The…
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First KONE UltraRope Installation at Marina Bay
2 Oct 2013 – Singapore, Singapore
KONE has announced the first customer installation of its new, lightweight and durable UltraRope elevator hoisting technology at the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore…
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Jon Pickard Details Milwaukee Tower’s Gestation
1 Oct 2013 – Milwaukee, United States
Following the announcement of the latest Pickard Chilton-designed tower, to be built in Milwaukee, The Wall Street Journal released an interview with co-founding…
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Video: Chronicling the Creation of 432 Park
25 Sep 2013 – New York City, United States
Architectural photographer Richard Berenholtz was commissioned to document the construction of the Rafael Viñoly-designed 432 Park Avenue. Since December 2011, the former…
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Branding Tall Buildings as Luxurious
6 Sep 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Arabian Business profiles the process of marketing tall buildings in a recent article, including the man responsible for branding the Burj Khalifa. John Brash of Brash…
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A Second Penthouse Appears in 432 Park
10 Jul 2013 – New York City, United States
Developers at 432 Park, Macklowe and CIM, have reconfigured the building's top floors in order to sell a 96th-floor unit for $95 million and a second, 95th-floor unit for…
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Google Takes to the Skies, Courtesy of the Burj
26 Jun 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Google has taken its Street View imagery to the top of the Burj Khalifa, under the direction of Pascal Malite, Street View Program Manager. Google spent three days at the…
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432 Park Hits $1 Billion in Sales
18 Jun 2013 – New York City, United States
The tower at 432 Park Avenue has almost reached $1 billion in sales, of the projected $2.7 billion in takings, CIM Group and Macklow Properties announced. The Raphael…
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Video: Watch the Climb to the Top
10 Jun 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Photographer Joe McNally recently captured a series of dizzying images from the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. He has also released an interesting…
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Video: Watching a Sand Storm from the Burj Khalifa
7 May 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai-based photographer Gerald Donovan climbed to the top of the 828-meter (2,722-foot) Burj Khalifa last week with plans to photograph the city. When he arrived at the…
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Hear the Burj Khalifa Creaking in a Storm
17 Apr 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A recent video posted on YouTube of Dubai's Burj Khalifa records what it's like to be in the tower while experiencing the strong winds of a storm. The building, which is…
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The Man Behind the Burj Khalifa Seeks to Do It Again
1 Apr 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The chairman and founder of real estate giant Emaar Properties, Mohammed Alabbar, is developing plans to build a 1 kilometer-plus tower in Asia. In an extensive interview…
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Units in 432 Park Ave Officially Available
27 Mar 2013 – New York City, United States
The Rafael Viñoly-designed skyscraper at 432 Park Avenue, which claims to be the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere upon completion, officially…
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Photographer Offers Panoramic Views from Burj Khalifa
29 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai-based photographer Gerald Donovan has produced a 360-degree panorama from the top of the Burj Khalifa, providing stunning views of the Dubai landscape. The image…
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Video: World’s Tallest Building Celebrates New Year
2 Jan 2013 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, welcomed in the new year with an appropriately Dubai-scale fireworks display. The light show was accompanied by a performance…
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Burj Khalifa Struck by Lightning
11 Dec 2012 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Photos have emerged of a lightning bolt striking the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The tallest building in the world was hit during a rare electric storm that passed through the…
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Devon Tower Celebrates Grand Opening
24 Oct 2012 – Oklahoma City, United States
The 50-story Devon Energy Building, the tallest building completed in the U.S. this year, celebrated is official opening on Tuesday. The 844-foot (257-meter) Devon Tower…
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Photos Released of Burj Khalifa in a Fog
19 Oct 2012 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Daily Mail offers exclusive photos of Burj Khalifa at sunrise rising above an engulfing fog. German photographer Bjoern Lauen captured the images of the 828-meter (…

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Flexible and Safe Heavy-Duty Fixings in Tall Buildings
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Lars Grote, HALFEN GmbH
More than any other structure tall buildings need a significant number of heavy-duty fixings, e.g. for the fixing of elevator guide rails or curtain-wall façades. For such applications cast-in channel fixing systems offer the possibility of a fast, 2…

Halfen United States Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 11 Completed
300m+ Buildings 5 Completed
Average Building Age 10 Years
Most Common Function hotel, 4 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 6 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Halfen United States

1   Burj Khalifa 2010 828 m Dubai
2   Shanghai World Financial Center 2008 492 m Shanghai
3   432 Park Avenue 2015 426 m New York City
4   Jin Mao Tower 1999 421 m Shanghai
5   Burj Al Arab 1999 321 m Dubai
6   Devon Energy Center 2012 257 m Oklahoma City
7   Marina Bay Sands Hotel 1 2010 207 m Singapore
8   Marina Bay Sands Hotel 2 2010 203 m Singapore
9   Aria Resort & Casino 2009 183 m Las Vegas
10   VDARA 2009 169 m Las Vegas
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.