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Skyscraper Architecture : Tallest Buildings in the World

Tall Structures across the Globe : Images + Links

post updated 25 Feb 2020

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 Skyscraper Images
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 Skyscraper Images
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 Skyscraper Images
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, UAE
Reiser + Umemoto
0-14 tower
image from architect

2CDE Dubai skyscraper, UAE
2CDE Dubai Skyscraper Images
picture from architect

2IFC Hong Kong Skyscraper, Hong Kong
Cesar Pelli
2IFC Hong Kong Skyscraper Images
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 Images
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 Skyscraper Images
picture : Foster + Partners

Abu Dhabi Tower, UAE
RMJM Architects
Abu Dhabi Tower
image from architect

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, UAE
Abu Dhabi Skyscraper Images
photo : H.G. Esch

ACC Tower, USA
Kohn Pedersen Fox
ACC Tower
picture : Awad Architectural Models Inc.

The Address, Dubai
The Address Skyscraper Images
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 Skyscraper Images
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 Images
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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