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- This site explains the construction process of tall buildings and covers facts of a collection of skyscrapers across the world.
- An international team maintains this database of tall buildings, navigated by map and list. Also lists construction companies and architects, and supplies news.
Great Buildings: Skyscrapers
- Images, information, and 3D models of a selection of skyscrapers around the world from Great Buildings Online.
High Rise Picture Gallery
- A photo gallery by Matthew Armling of highrises, skyscrapers and towers in New York, Hongkong and Frankfurt.
How Skyscrapers Work
- This illustrated narrative by Tom Harris from HowStuffWorks explains that the main technological advancement that made skyscrapers possible was the development of mass iron and steel production.
How a Skyscraper is Made
- Background, history, raw materials, design, and the construction process of skyscrapers, from Thomson Gale's How Products Are Made.
MoMA: Tall Buildings
- New York's Museum of Modern Art's permanent tall buildings exhibition presents a focused study of twenty-five tall buildings around the world. [Requires Flash 6 or higher and Acrobat Reader].
- See which cities and countries have the highest number of skyscrapers and download placemarks of skyscrapers. On this site spires and elevator boxes are not included in the listed heights.
Skylines and Scrapers
- Egbert Gramsbergen presents worldwide highrise statistics, using graphs and various ranking methods.
Skyscraper Architecture: Tallest Buildings in the World
- Information and pictures of the tallest buildings in the world.
- Dylan presents an illustrated database of the world's tallest buildings. The illustrations drawn to one scale make it easy to compare heights internationally or within a city. Includes dates and architects.
- Royalty free stock photography community - images in the skyscrapers category.
The High-Rise Pages
- Articles, images and wallpapers of the tallest buildings in the world.
The Skyscraper Museum
- Private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of highrise buildings. Exhibits and information on the architecture, materials, and physics of highrise construction.
The Tallest Buildings in the World
- A list of the tallest buildings in the world, with a graphic showing the tallest.
- A comprehensive database of Greater Toronto Area construction and skyscraper development activities.
Wicked Tall Buildings
- Drawings of skyscrapers from across the world. With a personal touch.
- A comprehensive article from the collaborative online encyclopedia on the skyscraper's historical development.
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