In the 21st century, the emerging metropolises of the world are competing and even surpassing the great cities of the West when it comes to vertical architecture. The skyline of metropolises like Istanbul, Beijing, Dubai and Shanghai are all growing at astronomical rates, with economic development in those cities financing ever higher and more modern   Read More …

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Here is a list of the ten tallest skyscrapers in the world (see image above). It is interesting to note that eight of these skyscrapers are located in Asia, and thus this makes the continent with the most number of the tallest skyscrapers in the world. The skyscraper boom in Asia reflects the wealth and   Read More …

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This article was written in 2011, but it still rings true today. A short excerpt: For Americans fretting over U.S. decline, here’s another thump to the ego: the nation’s mightiest skyscrapers will soon be bested by towers in cities you’ve probably never heard of. Consider all the hype surrounding One World Trade Center. When it’s   Read More …

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Like the name says, this blog will be talking about skyscrapers and tall buildings, specific to the Asia-Pacific region. There are a lot of skyscrapers in the area. Some are well-known landmarks and others prefer to maintain a low-profile. Our purpose is to collate information about these skyscrapers and tall buildings and publish them here   Read More …

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