High Rise

1 Bligh, Sydney - Australia, Ingenhoven Architects

1 Bligh Sydney

The 139-metre tall 1 Bligh Sydney office building in Australia, was inaugurated in autumn 2011. Due to its compact geometry and a slight rotation of the building in relation to its […]

Absolute Towers

Absolute Towers

Throughout the process of urbanization, skyscrapers have been symbols of technological bravado, prime capitals and the societal projections of wealth and prosperity. This limited framework for skyscrapers often results in […]

Aon Center, Chicago-Illinois - United States, Edward Durell Stone, Perkins + Will

Aon Center

The Aon Center is a modern supertall skyscraper in the Chicago Loop, Chicago, Illinois, the United States, designed by architect firms Edward Durell Stone and The Perkins and Will partnership, […]

Aqua Tower, Chicago, Illinois, Studio Gang Architects

Aqua Tower

In an increasingly dense city like Chicago, views from a new tower must be negotiated between existing buildings. Aqua tower considers criteria such as views, solar shading and function to […]

Chevron Texaco, Houston-Texas - United States, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Chevron Texaco

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects was selected to design this 40-​story headquarters in downtown Houston after an invited architectural competition. Chevron Texaco located on a full city block, the tower and its […]

CMA CGM Tower, Marseille - France, Zaha Hadid Architects

CMA CGM Tower

The CMA CGM Tower is a 147 m tall skyscraper in Euroméditerranée, the central business district of Marseille, France. Designed by Zaha Hadid, it is the headquarters for CMA CGM, […]

CNA Center

CNA Center is a 600-ft (183 m), 44-story high-rise building located at 333 South Wabash Avenue in Chicago. It is a simple, rectangular International Style building, but it is unique […]

Dentsu Tower

Dentsu Tower

‘Architect Jean Nouvel writes: “Architecture begins in the interior, with the pleasure of living.” In a sense his skyscraper, built for the Japanese advertising giant, Dentsu, is an effort to […]

Frost Bank Tower, Austin-Texas - United States, Duda Paine Architects, HKS Architects

Frost Bank Tower

The Frost Bank Office Tower balances the visual impact of the cityscape with the physical experience of the streetscape. It responds to the immediately surrounding low-rise buildings as well as […]

Fukuoka Tower, Fukuoka - Japan, Nikken Sekkei

Fukuoka Tower

Fukuoka Tower is a 234-metre tall tower located in the Momochihama area of Fukuoka, Japan. It is the tallest seaside tower in Japan. Fukuoka Tower was finished in 1989, taking […]

Jin Mao Tower

With 88 stories reaching a height of 420.5 meters and 290,000 square meter construction area, Jin Mao Tower, which literally means “Gold Luxuriance Building” in Chinese, is a perfect combination […]

John Hancock Center, Chicago-Illinois - United States, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Fazlur Rahman Khan

John Hancock Center

The John Hancock Center is a 100-story, 344 m supertall skyscraper at 875 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States. It was constructed under the supervision of Skidmore, Owings and […]

JPMorgan Chase Building, Houston-Texas - United States, Alfred C. Finn, Kenneth Franzheim, James Edwin Ruthven Carpenter Jr.

JPMorgan Chase Building

The JPMorgan Chase Building, formerly the Gulf Building, is a 37-story 130 m Art Deco skyscraper in downtown Houston, Texas. Completed in 1929, it remained the tallest building in Houston […]

Lake Point Tower, Chicago-Illinois - United States, George Schipporeit, John Heinrich

Lake Point Tower

Lake Point Tower is a high-rise residential building located on a promontory of the Lake Michigan lakefront in downtown Chicago, just north of the Chicago River at 505 North Lake […]

Magma Towers, Monterrey, Mexico, GLR Arquitectos

Magma Towers

Magma Towers is a project for a mixed-use building located in the exclusive area of Valle Oriente, in Monterrey, Mexico. A two storey commercial block facing Frida Kahlo Avenue is […]

Monadnock Building

The Monadnock Building is a skyscraper located at 53 West Jackson Boulevard in the south Loop area of Chicago, Illinois. The north half of the building was designed by the […]

Palazzo Lombardia, Milan - Italy, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Palazzo Lombardia

Palazzo Lombardia is a complex of buildings in Milan, Italy, including a 39-storey, 161.3 m tall skyscraper. It is the main seat of the government of Lombardy. It is located […]

Prism Tower, New York - United States, Christian de Portzamparc

Prism Tower

The project is the result of a policy implemented by Amanda Burden, New York City Planning director, which aims to foster architectural creation by requiring developers to negotiate air rights […]

Reflections at Keppel Bay, Singapore, Studio Daniel Libeskind

Reflections at Keppel Bay

Prominently situated at the entrance to Sin­gapore’s historic Keppel Harbor, Reflections at Keppel Bay is a two-million-square-foot residential development comprised of 6 high-rise towers ranging from 24 and 41 stories […]

Republic Plaza, Singapore, Kisho Kurokawa

Republic Plaza

Republic Plaza is one of the three tallest skyscrapers in Singapore, located at the Southern end of Raffles Place in the Downtown Core, the central business district of Singapore. It […]

Sail @ Marina Bay

The design of the award-winning Sail Marina Bay derives inspiration from Singapore’s port environment—the air, wind and water—and its diverse international population. Viewed from across the bay, the 63- and […]