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Skyscraper Developments

Tall Towers across the Globe : Images + Links for Tallest Buildings in the World

Developments of Skyscrapers

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Skyscraper Developments. We include only the major tall buildings globally.

e-architect feature completed tower buildings and new Skyscraper building designs across the world. The focus is on contemporary Skyscraper buildings.

We have 6 pages of Skyscraper Development selections.

World Skyscrapers : news + major towers

Skyscraper Images : A-B

Skyscraper Developments : C-H (this page)

Skyscraper Designs : I-N

Tower Designs : O-R

Tower Images : S-Z

Skyscraper Building Developments – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Dumankaya IKON, Istanbul, Turkey – 30 Sep 2013
Design: TAGO Architects
Dumankaya IKON Building
photo : Andrei Nedelcu

This skyscraper building is formed of three elliptical towersup to 41 storeys high. The towers are linked on 3 levels.

DUO Towers Singapore – building news
Design: Buro Ole Scheeren
DUO towers Singapore
image © Buro-OS

DUO Towers Singapore – 14 Nov 2012
The design for this Malaysian-Singaporean joint venture actively engages the space of the surrounding city to form a new civic nucleus in Singapore’s modern metropolis. The two towers are not conceived as autonomous objects, but defined by the spaces they create around them.

Dancing Dragons, Yongsan International Business District in Seoul
Design: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG)
Dancing Dragons Seoul
image © AS+GG

Dancing Dragons Towers – 10 May 2012
This is a design for a pair of landmark supertall mixed-use towers for the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea. The buildings, which include residential, “officetel” and retail elements, consist of slender, sharply angled mini-towers cantilevered around a central core. The design aesthetic is highly contemporary yet informed by aspects of traditional Korean culture.

Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Architects: DBI Design
Etihad Towers Skyscrapers
image from architects

Etihad Towers – 9 Feb 2012
These new Abu Dhabi buildings – five towers – include a tower of 76 storeys and over 300m (984 feet) in height, which places these skyscrapers in the building category of ‘Super-talls’.

Cherry Orchard Road, London, UK
Design: make architects
Cherry Orchard Road
image : Miller Hare

Cherry Orchard Road – 55 storeys This skyscraper development includes two residential buildings, one of which is a 55-storey tower, providing 496 homes, a 165-bed hotel with 22 serviced apartments, 6,600 sqm of new office accommodation, a new 530 sqm community centre, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and public realm improvements.

World Skyscraper Developments

Major Skyscraper Architecture Developments, alphabetical:

Chelsea Tower, UAE
Design: Atkins
Chelsea Tower
image from architects
China World Trade Tower, Beijing, China
China World Trade Tower
photo : SOM, architects
City Palace Tower, Russia
RMJM Architects
City Palace Tower
image from architects
COR tower Miami, USA
Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Miami tower
image from architects
Crystal Island Moscow, Russia
Foster + Partners
Crystal Island Moscow
image : Foster + Partners
Dawangjing District Masterplan, China
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Dawangjing Beijing
image : SOM and Crystal
DIFC Lighthouse skyscraper, Dubai
DIFC Lighthouse
photo from architects
Dorobanti Tower, Bucharest
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
Dorobanti Tower
picture from architects
DSEC Tower
picture from architect
Dubai hotel tower, UAE
Dubai hotel tower
picture from architect
Gazprom tower, Russia
RMJM Architects
Gazprom tower
picture courtesy of RMJM ©
Guangzhou Park Hyatt skyscraper, China
Goettsch Partners
Guangzhou Park Hyatt
picture from architect
Headquarter of China Insurance Group
Coop Himmelb(l)au
Headquarter of China Insurance Group
image © SILKROAD Digital Technology
Hearst Tower, New York
Foster + Partners
Hearst Tower
photograph © Andrew McRae
Hermitage Plaza Skyscrapers, France
Foster + Partners
Hermitage Plaza
image from architects
Hudson Yards New York skyscrapers
Steven Holl Architects
Hudson Yards skyscrapers
image courtesy Steven Holl Architects

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Sears Tower Chicago

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Burj al Arab tower : World’s tallest hotel building
Burj al Arab
image from architect

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Eiffel Tower
photo © Adrian Welch

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