Renderings courtesy ZHA
The Casa Atlantica is planned for Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Renderings courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshop
The 25-story tower is a residential building with 115 apartments and plenty of amenities.
Shanghai Tower in China, which took six years to complete, includes 121 above-ground floors, and 50,000 ft or ground-level and underground retail space. Photo Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.
Shanghai Tower makes up a trio of supertall buildings in that city’s commercial district.
Rendering courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects (via ArchDaily)
The structure is supported by sets of curved columns that taper to four different base heights....read more
Bosco Verticale was named CTBUH 2015 Best Tall Building Worldwide. Photo: Luca Nebuloni via Wikimedia Commons
A crowdfunded skyscraper in Colombia and Jerusalem’s wild, pyramid-shaped tower are among the lan...read more
At 314 meters, the pixilated MahaNakhon tower, designed by Buro Ole Scheeren, will be the tallest building in Bangkok and Thailand. Rendering courtesy Buro Ole Scheeren
Jetpack-based firefighting, pixelated towers, and high-rise rentals are among the innovations and...read more
Photo: Roger/Creative Commons.
City has few skyscrapers adorned with lit company names, logos.
New York City's 41 West 57th Street. Renderings: Mark Foster Gage Architects
The 102-story tower, 41 West 57th Street, will have glass walls, balconies, and a carved stone fa...read more
Renderings couresty DBOX, Eric Parry Architects
At more than 1,000 feet, 1 Undershaft will rival The Shard in height.
All renderings courtesy Jeddah Economic Company and Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
The tower will overtake the Burj Khalifa in terms of height, but how long will it remain king?...read more
The ODA Architecture-designed tower at 303-305 E. 44th Street in New York City will be only 47 feet wide. Renderings courtesy ODA
One project slated to begin construction next spring is designed to be only 47 feet wide.
A rendering of 22 Bishopsgate standing near Richard Rogers' Leadenhall Building (The Cheesegrater) and Norman Foster's 30 St. Mary Axe (The Gherkin). Renderings courtesy PLP Architecture
Scheduled to start construction next year and open in 2019, the structure will be London’s second...read more
One of the residential towers as seen from Via Gaetano de Castillia on Google Maps
Designed by Italian architect Stefano Boeri, the building design was applauded for its “extraordi...read more
Renderings courtesy City Realty (via Inhabitat)
When completed, the 90-story tower will be the tallest building in the outer boroughs of New York...read more
Photo: Anthony Quintano/Creative Commons.
CTBUH reports that luxury residential construction, slenderness aspect ratios, and construction i...read more
The 31 London Street tower will be 734 feet tall and cylindrical in shape. Renderings courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshop
The 65-story tower at 31 London Street will have 200 homes and more than 40,000 sf of public spac...read more
The Azerbaijan Tower is scheduled to be completed by 2019. Rendering courtesy Avesta
Along with the central Asian nation, China, Malaysia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, and the United A...read more
Visitors step out onto the Skydeck at Chicago's Willis Tower. The building's observation deck is on the 103rd floor, which is 1,387 feet from ground level. Photo: David Fulmer/Creative Commons
Chicago's Willis Tower cracks the top 20 as the Middle East and China dominate the rest of the li...read more
The 46-story, 1.86 million-sf Leeza Soho will have more than 100,000 sf of retail space. Rendring courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
The 200-meter-high open space will cut the building in two.
The ground floor is designed to be publicly accessible, composed mostly of retail and public lobby space. Renderings courtesy of Wiel Arets Architects
The development, Bahrain Bay Tower, will consist of two residential towers connected “by a plinth...read more
Diamond Lotus in Ho Chi Minh City. Renderings courtesy Vo Trong Nghia Architects (via Designboom)
The 22-story housing complex in Ho Chi Minh City will have façades covered with plants and a roof...read more
Developer Crescent Heights and architect Rafael Viñoly could possibly build twin skyscrapers for the south end of Grant Park in Chicago. Rendering courtesy Crescent Heights (via Curbed Chicago).
The latest proposals pit designs by Rafael Viñoly, Jeanne Gang, and Helmut Jahn.
The tower’s plaza is entirely dedicated for public use. Renderings by Vize, courtesy Richard Meier & Partners
The sleek and minimalist luxury tower will offer guests and residents views of the iconic Taipei...read more
The shapely tower is planned for a site in downtown Vancouver's West End. A moss garden at it's base will be a public amenity. Renderings courtesy Kengo Kuma/Westbank Projects Corporation
The 40-story residential tower, to be built in downtown Vancouver’s West End neighborhood, will h...read more
LG Construction + Development proposed a 15-story apartment building in Chicago's Printers' Row. Renderings courtesy LG Construction + Development (via Curbed Chicago).
The building will hold 90 micro apartments, 40 pre-furnished extended-stay hotel rooms, and a sma...read more
Construction on BD Bacatá, Columbia's tallest structure, began in 2013. Photo: Pedro Felipe/Wikimedia Commons
The world’s first crowdfunded skyscraper is near completion in Colombia.
Renderings via New York Yimby
This building, the tallest under development at the moment, is the latest manifestation of the ci...read more
London's 'Walkie-Talkie.' Photo: Garry Knight/Creative Commons
The curved, glass tower at 20 Fenchurch Street in London has been known to reflect intense heat o...read more
The 38-story tower proposed for downtown Nashville. Image courtesy Buckingham Cos.
One developer proposes building a 38-story tower on a half-acre of land.
Whole Foods at Oahu's Ward Village, image courtesy Ward Village by Howard Hughes Corporation
Several high-rise projects include street-level Whole Foods Markets.