Skyscrapers

Betcha can't identify all 10 of these city skylines

Betcha can't identify all 10 of these city skylines

In honor of National Skyscraper Day on September 3, we're highlighting distinctive skylines around the world. Take a look at the silhouettes and guess which cityscape you're seeing
Why I climb insanely tall buildings with my bare hands

Why I climb insanely tall buildings with my bare hands

Daniel Lau has an unusual hobby -- climbing the world's tallest skyscrapers without using any ropes
Eyes to the sky: The 10 tallest skyscrapers of 2015

Eyes to the sky: The 10 tallest skyscrapers of 2015

It's been a major year for new skyscrapers in 2014, but what's in the pipeline for the year ahead?
World's next tallest tower: Super green, very pink

World's next tallest tower: Super green, very pink

Architects hope their design for a one-kilometer-tall building in the Chinese city of Wuhan will be completed by 2017
City of Tomorrow: Dubai's super-saver skyscraper

City of Tomorrow: Dubai's super-saver skyscraper

CNN's Erin Burnett tours the world's tallest building and its smart, energy-saving technology
Willis Tower's skydeck cracks on 103rd floor

Willis Tower's skydeck cracks on 103rd floor

Five tourists fled the 103-story-high glass box after seeing cracks, but officials say no one was in danger
World's best new skyscraper is...

World's best new skyscraper is...

The best buildings completed in the last year and more than 100 meters high -- is your favorite on the list?
25 of mankind's greatest engineering achievements

25 of mankind's greatest engineering achievements

Big, bold and beautiful -- the bridges, skyscrapers and other impressive projects that showcase human achievement over the years
Frankfurt Skyscraper Festival: Weekend of highs and highers

Frankfurt Skyscraper Festival: Weekend of highs and highers

Europe's skyscraper city will throw open its doors to visitors for free in May
Meet the world's best new skyscraper

Meet the world's best new skyscraper

The most aesthetically and functionally "excellent" skyscrapers completed in 2012 have been revealed
25 great skyscrapers: Icons of construction

25 great skyscrapers: Icons of construction

Which buildings represent their designers, and their cities, the best?
China starts work on world's tallest building

China starts work on world's tallest building

China’s going taller, faster. But the race for skyscraper supremacy isn't convincing everyone
Going up Down Under: Southern Hemisphere's tallest building

Going up Down Under: Southern Hemisphere's tallest building

The 388-meter futuristic Australia 108 in Melbourne will become a record holder, for a short while at least
Best view in London: The Shard, EU's tallest building, opens to the public

Best view in London: The Shard, EU's tallest building, opens to the public

It's a first day sell out at London's 244-meter-high viewing platform
9 modern architectural wonders of the Mideast

9 modern architectural wonders of the Mideast

You want expensive? Futuristic? Downright awesome? You've come to the right place
Best skyscrapers in Shanghai

Best skyscrapers in Shanghai

Architect Rachel Burgess talks about what constitutes a great Shanghai skyscraper, and which ones make the grade
20 of the world's most iconic skyscrapers

20 of the world's most iconic skyscrapers

Buildings that are great, not because they're tall, but because of what they represent