A multi-storey building constructed on a steel skeleton, provided with high-speed electric elevators and combining extraordinary height with ordinary room-spaces such as would be used in low buildings.
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.
Images, information, and 3D models of a selection of skyscrapers around the world from Great Buildings Online.
Background, history, raw materials, design, and the construction process of skyscrapers, from Thomson Gale's How Products Are Made.
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.
Egbert Gramsbergen presents worldwide highrise statistics, using graphs and various ranking methods.
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.
Articles, images and wallpapers of the tallest buildings in the world.
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.
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.
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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