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Skyscraper Architecture : Tallest Buildings in the World

Tall Structures across the Globe : Images + Links

Images of Skyscrapers

e-architect choose the key examples of Skyscraper Images from around the globe. We cover 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 with links to hundreds of individual project pages.

World Skyscrapers : news + major towers

Skyscraper Images : A-B (this page)

Skyscraper Developments : C-H

Skyscraper Designs : I-N

Tower Designs : O-R

Tower Images : S-Z

Skyscraper Images

Tallest Building Images – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

1 World Trade Center, NYC, USA
One World Trade Center
image from CTBUH
Height Confirmation for One World Trade Center at 1,776 Feet – 13 Nov 2013
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Height Committee has ruled on the official height of this important skyscraper building (541.3 m) on the site of the former twin towers, aka Ground Zero. This WTC tower was originally designed by architect Daniel Libeskind but has been taken to completion by SOM who have a strong track record going back many years with designing skyscrapers.

Absolute Tower, Mississauga, Canada : Emporis Skyscraper Award – 17 Sep 2013
Design: MAD Studio with Burka Architects
Absolute World Towers
photo © Edvard Mahnic

The world’s most renowned architecture prize for skyscrapers, the Emporis Skyscraper Award, was awarded in 2013 to the ‘Marilyn Monroe Towers’ near to Toronto. The two 170m high towers were selected by a jury from over 300 skyscrapers at least 100 meters tall completed last year. These skyscraper buildings have created so much interest across the world due to their beautifully twisting forms.

425 Park Avenue, New York, NY, USA
Foster + Partners wins competition for new tower
425 Park Avenue New York
image : dbox / Foster + Partners
425 Park Avenue – 3 Oct + 11 Jul 2012
Shortlisted Architects
Four of the world’s most acclaimed architecture firms are participating this week in the conceptual design phase of its architectural competition for a new office tower to be constructed at 425 Park Avenue in Manhattan:
Foster + Partners (Lord Norman Foster)
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (Lord Richard Rogers)
OMA (Rem Koolhaas)
Zaha Hadid Architects

Key Skyscraper Projects

Skyscraper Designs, alphabetical:

0-14 tower, Dubai
Reiser + Umemoto
0-14 tower
image from architect
2CDE Dubai skyscraper, UAE
2CDE Dubai
picture from architect
2IFC Hong Kong Skyscraper, Hong Kong
Cesar Pelli
2IFC Hong Kong
photo © Andrew McRae
9 West 57th Street Building, New York
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
9 West 57th Street
photograph © Andrew McRae
21st Century Tower, Dubai
21st Century Tower
picture from architect
23 East 22nd Street, USA
Design: Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Manhattan skyscraper
image from Office for Metropolitan Architecture
99 Church Street Tower, New York
Robert A. M. Stern Architects
99 Church Street Tower
image dbox, courtesy of Silverstein Properties
200 Greenwich Street, New York
Foster + Partners
200 Greenwich Street
picture : Foster + Partners
Abu Dhabi Tower, UAE
RMJM Architects
Abu Dhabi Tower
image from architect
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, UAE
Abu Dhabi skyscraper
photo : H.G. Esch
ACC Tower, USA
Kohn Pedersen Fox
ACC Tower
picture : Awad Architectural Models Inc.
The Address, Dubai
The Address
image from architect
Agbar Tower, Barcelona
Jean Nouvel Architects
Agbar Tower
photo © Adrian Welch
Al Mas Tower, UAE
Al Mas Tower
photo from architect
Al Salam Tecom Tower, Dubai
Al Salam Tecom Tower
picture from architect
Anara Tower, UAE
Anara Tower
image from architect
Aurora Belfast, Northern Ireland
HKR Architects
Northern Ireland skyscraper
picture from architect
Bahrain World Trade Centre, Bahrain
Design: Atkins
Bahrain World Trade Centre
photograph from architects
Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong
Design: IM Pei
Bank of China Tower
photo © Andrew McRae
Beach Front Hotel Skyscraper, Dubai
Beach Front Hotel
picture from architects
Beach Road sksycraper, Singapore
Foster + Partners
Singapore Beach Road
image from architects
Burj Al Alam tower, UAE
Nikken Sekkei
Burj Al Alam tower
picture from architects
Busan World Business Centre, Korea
Design: UNStudio, Architects
Busan skyscraper
image : UNStudio 2007
Business Bay Towers, UAE
Design: Atkins
Business Bay Towers
picture from architect

More Skyscraper Images online soon

World’s Tallest Building : Burj Khalifa

Torre de Collserola, Barcelona : Spanish skyscraper design by Foster + Partners
Torre de Collserola
photo © Thomas Boczko

Astana tower : Kazakhstan skyscraper design by Foster + Partners
Astana tower
picture : Foster + Partners

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