“New Aging” Plans for a Multi-Generational Future

A book that serves as a guide to rethinking age and community

The stigma surrounding aging is not a new phenomenon, but it is one that evolves and changes with the times. For many, it’s a fear and with this fear comes judgment. After seven years of research with the University of Pennsylvania, architect Matthias Hollwich, of the acclaimed firm Hollwich Kushner (HWKN), has a few ideas for the betterment of society and its aging members as …

Seven “Megatall” Skyscrapers Coming Soon

The era of “supertall” structures (buildings over 300 meters) seems to be coming to a close as “megatall” structures begin to take over. These behemoth buildings, which currently include just three skyscrapers—Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the Shanghai Tower and Mecca’s Makkah Royal Clock Tower—are categorized as reaching upwards of 600 meters and are expected to more than double by 2020. When it’s completed in 2018, The …