books

Skyscrapers: The Wonder Years

Skyscrapers: The Wonder Years

Architect Louis Sullivan is often referred to as 'the father of the skyscraper'. This is not because he invented skyscrapers, or designed many of them, but because in 1896 he…Read more
Happy (Skyscraper) City

Happy (Skyscraper) City

The book Happy City by Charles Montgomery is about how people can lead healthier, more sustainable and in all, a happier life in cities. As portrayed by the cover, the…Read more
Starscrapers: HOK Tall Buildings

Starscrapers: HOK Tall Buildings

If you were asked to name five skyscraper starchitects of the top of your head, you would probably come up with personal names, such as Cesar Pelli, Zaha Hadid or Norman…Read more
A Map of the World

A Map of the World

In the Rotterdam section of the SkyscraperCity forums we have a little discussion about whether the local tourist desk should give away city maps for free, or if asking a…Read more