High Rise

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Tokyo Tower, Tokyo - Japan, Tachū Naitō

Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower located in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. At 332.9 metres, it is the second-tallest structure in Japan. The structure is […]

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 […]

Wrigley Building

The Wrigley Building is a skyscraper located directly across Michigan Avenue from the Tribune Tower on the Magnificent Mile. It was built to house the corporate headquarters of the Wrigley […]

Tribune Tower

The Tribune Tower is a neo-Gothic building located at 435 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is the home of the Chicago Tribune, Tribune Media, and Tribune Publishing. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Willis Tower, Chicago-Illinois - United States, Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM)

Willis Tower

The Willis Tower, built and still commonly referred to as Sears Tower, is a 108-story, 442 m skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, United States. At completion in 1973, it surpassed the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Williams Tower, Houston-Texas - United States, Philip Johnson, John Burgee, Morris Architects

Williams Tower

The Williams Tower is a 64-story, 1.4-million-square-foot (130×103 m2) class A office tower located in the Uptown District of Houston, Texas. The building was designed by New York-based John Burgee […]

Torre Mayor, Mexico City-Mexico, Zeidler Partnership Architects, Adamson Associates Architects

Torre Mayor

Torre Mayor is a skyscraper with a height of 225 meters and 55 floors and is the third tallest building in Mexico. The building was designed by the architectural offices […]

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 […]

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 […]

Siloetten, Løgten - Denmark, C.F.Møller Architects

Siloetten

Siloetten. Many towns in Denmark have centrally located industrial silos; most are no longer in use, but continue to visually dominate the local skyline. This is also the case in the […]

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 […]