Happy Skylines

Happy Skylines

When walking around in London's Hyde Park in 2012, Israel-born and London-based designer Yoni Alter noticed the circular London Eye intersecting with the triangular point of the Shard, two perfect…Read more

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Bangkok megatall

As supertalls are something we can get used to these days, the megatall, i.e. a skyscraper over 600 meters, or 2000 feet tall, is still something that has the ability…Read more
#1 hochhaus: One Central Park

#1 hochhaus: One Central Park

This year for the 6th time, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (German Architecture Museum) and DekaBank will hand out the biennial Internationale Hochhaus Preis (International Highrise Award). In their own words, the honor is…Read more
Kansas City, 2042

Kansas City, 2042

In the opening scene of the movie Looper, the protagonist, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, heads into town after having killed a man that was send to him from the future.…Read more

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Boston Layer Lapse

This time lapse video features Boston's skyline. It mixes images of different times of the day within the same shot, a technique that is being called Layer-lapsing. For this video,…Read more
New Yorkers, go See Your City

New Yorkers, go See Your City

NYC & Company, the city’s private and nonprofit marketing-tourism partner, has come up with a campaign that is to attract locals to area's where perhaps ten years ago they never…Read more
#1 train station: Antwerpen Centraal

#1 train station: Antwerpen Centraal

In what turned out a fairly close finish, Antwerpen Centraal beat London's St Pancras for the title of world's most popular train station. This was a member nominated tournament, and both…Read more
75,000 skyscraperists on Flipboard

75,000 skyscraperists on Flipboard

The SkyscraperCity Flipboard magazine just hit over 75,000 readers. Hurray!  Flipboard is an application that allows you to pool articles from blogs, newspapers and other online sources and present these…Read more
Ads you can take to the bank

Ads you can take to the bank

In 2006 the Financial Times newspaper had launched an advertising campaign which showed many famous skyscrapers and iconic buildings brought together on an island. The accompanying message wasWorld business. In…Read more
#1 farmscraper: Asian Cairns

#1 farmscraper: Asian Cairns

One of the great things about reading Bill Bryson's The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid is realizing how much of a forward looking and idea rich time the…Read more