BUILDINGS / EDIFICIOS








Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Hafencity, Hamburg, Germany
Herzog & de Meuron




China Comic & Animation Museum
Hangzhou, China
MVRDV




Museo Soumaya
Mexico D.F.
LAR Fernando Romero





UK Pavilion
Shanghai Expo 2010, China
Heatherwick Studio






Media-TIC Building
Barcelona, Spain
Enric Ruiz-Geli, Cloud 9




Suites Avenue Building
Barcelona, Spain
Toyo Ito & Associates




City of Justice
Barcelona, Spain
David Chipperfield




Maggie's Centre
London, United Kingdom
Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners




Distrito C de Telefónica
Madrid, Spain
Rafael de La-Hoz




The IAC Building
New York City, USA
Gehry Partners LLP







Hotel Marqués de Riscal
El Ciego, Álava, Spain
Gehry Partners LLP








Valencia Opera House
City of Arts and Sciences
Valencia, Spain
Santiago Calatrava





Hotel Silken Puerta América
Madrid, Spain
Jean Nouvel & other





MAGMA Arte & Congresos
Adeje, Tenerife, Spain
AMP Arquitectos






Moor House
London, United Kingdom
Foster + Partners






Forum Barcelona Building
Barcelona, Spain
Herzog & de Meuron



Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Millenium Park
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Gehry Partners LLP




Laban Centre
London, United Kingdom
Herzog & de Meuron




Selfridges Departament Store
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Future Systems







Tenerife Concert Hall
Santa Cruz de Tenerife,
Canary Island, Spain
Santiago Calatrava




City Hall
London, United Kingdom
Foster + Partners





Sendai Mediatheque
Sendai, Japan
Toyo Ito & Associates





Milwaukee Art Museum
Wisconsin, USA
Santiago Calatrava



Winery Ysios
Laguardia, Álava, Spain
Santiago Calatrava



Airport Sondica
Bilbao, Spain
Santiago Calatrava




Canary Wharf Underground Station
London, United Kingdom
Foster + Partners






Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Bilbao, Spain
Gehry Partners LLP




The Dancing House
Prague, Czech Republic
Gehry Partners LLP





MAC-Museum of Contemporary Art
Niterói, Brasil
Oscar Niemeyer




Weisman Art Museum
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Frank O. Gehry





The Atlantis Condominiums
Miami, Florida, USA
Arquitectonica




Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia
Jorn Utzon






Delano Hotel
Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Robert Swartburg;
Philippe Starck (Interior)




Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Pennington, South Dakota, USA
Gutzon Borglum








Fallingwater
Pennsylvania, USA
Frank LLoyd Wright








Casa Milá (La Pedrera)
Barcelona, Spain
Antoni Gaudí




Fontana di Trevi
Poli Palace, Rome, Italy
Several Authors






Pisa Tower
Piazza del Duomo, Tuscany, Italy
Various authors









Chichén Itzá Pyramid
Yucatán, Mexico
Maya Dinasty






Coliseum
Rome, Italy
Flavian Dinasty





Parthenon of Athens
Athens, Greece
Phidias, Ictino & Callicrates







Gizeh Pyramids
El Cairo, Egypt
Hemiunu & others







HIGH-RISE







Doha Tower-Burj Qatar
Doha, Qatar
Ateliers Jean Nouvel






Torre Diagonal ZeroZero
Barcelona, Spain
EMBA Arquitectos





Porta Fira Towers
Barcelona, Spain
Toyo Ito & Associates






O-14
Dubai, UAE United Arab Emirates
Reiser+Umemoto






The Red Apple
Rotterdam, Holland
KCAP Architects & Planners






Cocoon Tower
Tokio, Japan
Tange Associates










Diagonal 197@
Barcelona, Spain
David Chipperfield Architects




Hearst Tower
Manhattan, New York, USA
Foster + Partners






Hesperia Tower Hotel
L'Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
Richard Rogers Partnership










Gas Natural Office Building
Barcelona, Spain
EMBT



Woermann Tower
Las Palmas, Canary Island, Spain
Ábalos & Herreros










Agbar Tower
Barcelona, Spain
Jean Nouvel




HSB Turning Torso
Malmo, Sweden
Santiago Calatrava






30 St. Mary Axe
London, United Kingdom
Foster + Partners





Espirito Santo Plaza
Miami, Florida, USA
KPF Kohn Perdersen Fox







Miami Tower
Downtown Miami, Florida, USA
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners





Lake Point Tower
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Schipporeit & Heinrich






Marina City
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Bertrand Goldberg






Seagram Building
Manhattan, New York City, USA
Mies van der Rohe







570 Lexington Avenue
Manhattan, New York
Cross & Cross






Pennzoil Place
Houston, Texas, USA
Philip Johnson/John Burgee






Flatiron Building
Manhattan, New York, USA
Daniel Burnham






Home Insurance Building
Chicago, Illinois, USA
William Le Baron Jenney








TALL BUILDING ( Between 200 and 300 meters )






Citicorp Center
Manhattan, New York City, USA
Stubbins Associates;
Emery Roth & Sons








The Mirvish/Gehry Project
Toronto, Ontario, Canadá
Frank Gehry






Eight Spruce Street
Manhattan, New York City, USA
Gehry Partners LLP






Aqua Tower
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Studio Gang Architects









Transamerica Pyramid
San Francisco, California, USA
William L. Pereira & Associates







Woolworth Building
Manhattan, New York City, USA
Cass Gilbert






Bahrain World Trade Center
Bahrain
WS Atkins & Partners






Fountain Place
Dallas, Texas, USA
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners







Riviera TwinStar Square
Pudong, Shanghai, China
Arquitectonica








SUPERTALL +300 meters






One World Trade Center
Manhattan, New York City, USA
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP









Taipei 101
Taipei, Taiwan
C. Y. Lee & Partners




Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai, China
Kohn Pedersen Fox & Associates




Petronas Towers
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Cesar Pelli & Associates







KK100 Development
Shenzhen, China
TFP Farrells






Guangzhou International Finance Centre
Guangzhou, China
Wilkinson Eyre Architects






Willis Tower (Sears Tower)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, SOM






Trump Chicago Tower
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, SOM




The World Trade Center
Manhattan, New York, USA
Minoru Yamasaki & Associates






Empire State Building
Manhattan, New York City
Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates







Bank of China Tower
Hong Kong, China
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners




One Bryan Park -
Bank of America Tower

Manhattan, New York, USA
Cook+Fox Architecs LLP




Tuntex Sky Tower
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
C. Y Lee & Partners




John Hancock Center
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, SOM






Rose Rayhaan by Rotana
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Khatib & Alami




Burj Al Arab
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tom Willis Wright (Atkins)






Chrysler Building
Manhattan, New York, USA
William van Alen






The New York Times Building
Manhattan, New York City, USA
Renzo Piano Building Workshop






The Shard - London Bridge Quarter
London, United Kingdom
Renzo Piano Building Workshop




Kingdom Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ellerbe Becket & Omrania







MEGATALL +600 meters







The Kingdom Tower
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill





Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, SOM





The Chicago Spire
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Santiago Calatrava







References / Referencias


The Urban Towers Handbook
John Wiley&Sons, London, 2011
by Eric Firley and Julie Gimbal
English

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TURNING TORSO - Santiago Calatrava
Bellisco Ediciones, Madrid, 2008
by José Miguel Hernández Hernández
Español - English

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