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Bishan Public Library / LOOK Architects

Bishan Public Library--Singapore

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Gallery of CTBUH Names Best Tall Buildings for 2012 - 2

2012 Best Tall Building Americas: Absolute Towers / MAD architects Dubbed the “Marilyn Monroe” building, due to its sexy curves, Absolute Towers has added a new landmark to the skyline of Mississauga, the fast-growing suburb of Toronto.

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AD Classics: Chrysler Building / William Van Alen

Chrysler Building

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Norman Foster's Ultra-Thin Condominum Tower to Rise Above Seagram Building

Construction is officially underway on 610 Lexington Avenue, a 700-foot ultra-thin condominium tower designed by Foster & Partners in New York City. Designed as a contrast to its neighboring landmark, Mies van der Rohe’s midcentury Seagram Building, the slim 61-story tower will feature 91 luxury units encased within a pure white glass facade.

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Gallery of CTBUH Names Best Tall Buildings for 2012 - 3

2012 Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa: Doha Tower / Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Tallest building in the world, The Burj Khalifa in Dubai

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Yamaha Ginza / Nikken Sekkei

"Yamaha" Building ... Location: Ginza, Tokyo, Japan ... Architects: Nikken Sekkei LTD / HOZUMA CHINO+HIROYUKI SHIRAI+TAKEYOSHI SUZUKI ... Client: Yamaha Corporation