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"Tall" Tales

Reshaping City Skylines

Helping design skyscrapers for tomorrow with safe, sustainable and energy-efficient technologies

Developers and architects of urban skyscrapers are constantly challenged as they push the envelope to create taller, more aesthetically pleasing buildings while ensuring their projects are cost-effective, safe, flexible, energy-efficient and sustainable. That’s quite a tall order, but one that Dow can help become a reality. With a broad portfolio of building solutions and more than seven decades of experience, Dow’s innovative technology has helped architects bring creative designs to life – and transform city skylines across the world. Working together, we can help you:

  • Improve energy efficiency 
  • Increase building durability
  • Improve construction productivity
  • Enhance safety
  • Enable greater architectural design freedom
  • Drive sustainability

Discover the key role that Dow technologies played in the construction of 70 percent of the world’s 20 tallest buildings, including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Shanghai Tower in Shanghai and One World Trade Center in New York. “Tall” Tales speaks to the stories behind these influential tall buildings – including the innovative Dow technologies that made them possible and how these innovations are enabling more beautiful and sustainable cites.

“Tall” Tales: 7 Decades of Transforming City Skylines

Watch a video about Dow technologies that make it possible to reshape city skylines

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Trusted Industry Partner

We have been working with industry partners for decades to develop industry standards and quality control guidelines that improve safety and sustainability in high-rise designs. As a supporting member of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Dow is sharing our expertise on materials, products and systems with fellow members to help the organization explore new design concepts and disseminate best design practices to positively impact future cities.

 

Key Dow Technologies

Since the 1960s, Dow’s innovative technology has helped architects bring their creative imaginations to life, with skyscrapers and other tall buildings that are not only strong and sustainable, but also beautiful.

Need help with your future high-rise project? Let us know how we can help!
 

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