High Rise

Taipei 101, Taipei - Taiwan, C.Y. Lee & partners

Taipei 101

Taipei 101 was the first building in the world to break the half-kilometer mark in height and the first record-setting skyscraper constructed in the new millennium. The record it claimed […]

Commerzbank Headquarters, Frankfurt - Germany, Foster and Partners

Commerzbank Headquarters

At fifty-three storeys, the Commerzbank is the worlds first ecological office tower and the tallest building in Europe. The outcome of a limited international competition, the project explores the nature […]

Burj Al Arab, Dubai, Atkins Design Studio, Wright Tom

Burj Al Arab

Dubai’s iconic building is a construction of superlatives. The world’s tallest hotel (321 meters) is also popularly described as the world’s only 7-Star hotel  – although its formal rating is […]

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 […]

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 […]

CN Tower, Toronto, Canada, Andrews John

CN Tower

The idea of the CN Tower originated from the 1968 Canadian National Railway desire to build a large TV and radio communication platform to serve the Toronto area, as well […]

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 […]

Burj Khalifa, Dubai - United Arab Emirates, Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM)

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa. A living wonder. Stunning work of art. Incomparable feat of engineering. Burj Khalifa is all that. In concept and execution, Burj Khalifa has no peer. More than just […]

CYTS Plaza, Beijing - China, Von Gerkan, Marg und Partner (GMP)

CYTS Plaza

The “philosophy” of CYTS is based on the following keywords: Simplicity, Transparency, Innovation, Uniqueness, Efficiency. All these items should be considered and implemented in the architectural design in order to […]

Bay Adelaide Centre

Bay Adelaide Centre

The Bay Adelaide Centre is a signature tower in downtown Toronto featuring two dramatic glass “sails” that extend above the structure´s façade. A pristine prism clad in clear glass, the […]

Deutsche Post Tower, Bonn - Germany, Murphy/Jahn

Deutsche Post Tower

The Post Tower in Bonn, built and owned by the Deutsche Post AG and completed in the winter of 2003, is a striking feature of the Bonn skyline. Designed by architectural firm […]

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 […]