Skyscrapers designed by some of the world's biggest firms go head to head to get to the top in the yearly Emporis Skyscraper Award, the international prestigious prize for skyscrapers.
Winning the top prize this year is Renzo Piano and Adamson Associates' "The Shard", which is also currently Western Europe's tallest building at 306 meters tall. The London-based tower was chosen out of 300 skyscrapers at least 100 m. in height and that were completed in the previous calendar year. — bustler.net
Do you agree with the jury's winner selection? Have a look at this year's top 10 below.(Pictured above) 1. The Shard (London, UK)Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Adamson Associates International2. DC Tower 1 (Vienna, Austria)Architects: Dominique Perrault, Hoffmann-Janz3. Sheraton Huzhou...
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The ten winners of the 2011 Emporis Skyscraper Award have been announced with New York City's 8 Spruce Street tower taking home the top place. The winners were chosen from over 220 skyscrapers completed in 2011. Now in its 12th year, the award program rewards ten skyscrapers completed in the previous calendar year. — bustler.net
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