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.
The scheme envisions a single container being subdivided into several studio flats, while three-bedroom family residences could be crafted out of three containers. Renderings courtesy CRG Architects
The firm says approximately 2,500 containers would be needed to complete the design, which aims t...read more
The swimming pool will suspend approximately 115 feet above ground. Renderings courtesy Ballymore Group
Residents and visitors will be able to swim 10 stories above ground, and see views of London....
Renderings courtesy Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
The 29-story tower won’t be the tallest in the city, but it will set itself apart from surroundin...read more
The tower is being constructed in an 18-block master plan developed by Harwood International. Renderings courtesy Kengo Kuma Architects
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma designs tower with gradually rotating floor plates for Rolex's new...read more
Photo: Turning Torso, Väsk/Creative Commons
The 623-foot, 57-story tower was the world's first twisting skyscraper. Completed in 2005, the bu...read more
Renderings courtesy Reza Kabul Architects
The 1996 Iconic Tower will be a tribute to the country’s cricket team, which won the World Cup in...read more
The tower's location in Rottweil, Germany, was selected because of its proximity to roughly 10,000 engineering students in area universities. Photos courtesy ThyssenKrupp
The 761-foot concrete tower will enable the manufacturer to test its maglev elevator prototypes....read more
The tower is made out of a cluster of 25 rectangular tubes jutting out of the ground at varying heights. Renderings courtesy Atkins
A 1,509-foot skyscraper broke ground on the banks of the Saigon River in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietna...
A 3,251-sf plaza at the tower’s base will provide a public gathering spot. Renderings courtesy Studio Libeskind
Are pyramids making a comeback? The city of Paris recently approved a triangle-shaped building th...read more
Renderings courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
The 62-story, 157-unit luxury condo tower widens at the 40th floor, resulting in a gently flared...read more
Photo: Greg Knapp, Creative Commons
For decades, the New York City’s zoning rules have made it hard to construct high-rise buildings...read more
The architects designed the tower's tapered base to be a public meeting space, "a symbol of the city’s development and as a social node that nurtures an active streetlife in the district." Renderings courtesy Morphosis Architects
The tower will anchor a new business district being planned, similar to the glass and concrete bu...read more
Renderings courtesy Pelli Clarke Pelli
Updated renderings from César Pelli's firm show a taller, slimmer design, possibly exceeding 1,00...read more
Owners of commercial portions of the tower envision adding tall triangular prisms, glass walls, and video screens to the skyscraper's sunken plaza. Photo: Achim Hepp, Creative Commons
Chicago officials have started to marshal documents to protect the tower against planned architec...read more
Residents of the Porte de Versailles neighborhood, in Paris’ 15th arrondissement where the tower is proposed, claim the tower will overshadow them. Renderings courtesy Herzog & de Meuron
The 590-foot glass pyramid building will include a 120-room hotel, 754,000 sf of office space, an...read more
Winner of the Innovation award, Holedeck, drastically reduces the vertical space needed to house components such as electricity and plumbing. Photo courtesy Holedeck via CTBUH
The Holedeck coffer slab system is among the breakthrough technologies and projects recognized by...read more
The team came up with the design using parametric modeling to optimize passive heating and cooling. Soon after, a director noticed the form's similarity with a certain pop star in a music video. Renderings courtesy Elenberg Fraser
The bootylicious tower is composed of 660 apartments and a 160-room hotel at the west end of Melb...read more