The Highrise Report
Vertical living's past, present and future across the globe
Each of these individuals shared their stories with the years-long HIGHRISE project, produced by the National Film Board of Canada.
How super-luxury apartments became a major global investment tool.
Most residents of the city-state live in tidy, subsidized highrises. Unless, of course, you happen to be one of the foreign workers who helped build them.
The Tower Renewal project combines green retrofits with an ambitious rezoning plan. Will it be enough?
In the scramble to grow, builders have cut corners—harming residents and the future of the city.
There’s long been a polarized debate surrounding this type of housing, but that’s finally starting to change.
How the wide-ranging HIGHRISE documentary film project influenced the lives of a group of Toronto tower residents.
The new interactive documentary, part of the HIGHRISE series produced by the National Film Board of Canada, makes its U.S. premiere on CityLab.