The skyscraper finds featured here demonstrate just how much these giant structures shape the cities in which they are found. These buildings occupy literally entire blocks; they are hundreds, sometimes thousands of feet tall. Many of these gargantuan structures have more people scurrying about their hallways and offices than the population of quite a few small towns. Given these points, it seems obvious to say that skyscrapers are an essential part of most modern cities. Yet, it is their ubiquitous nature that leaves many to overlook the giant buildings.

There has been a welcome development in recent, high-profile architecture towards ecological sustainability and inspired design. Minimal modernist concepts had their virtues, but giant concrete and steel boxes to little to excite the eyes or imagination. The skyscraper finds featured here demonstrate just out how much these giant structures shape the cities in which they are found.

They occupy literally entire blocks; they are hundreds, sometimes thousands of feet tall. Many of these gargantuan structures have more people scurrying about their hallways and offices than the population of many small towns. Given these points, it seems obvious to say that skyscrapers are an essential part of most modern cities. Yet, their ubiquitous leaves many to overlook them.

There has been a welcome development in recent, high-profile architecture towards ecological sustainability as well as inspired design. Minimal modernist concepts had their virtues but giant concrete and steel boxes to little to excite the eyes or imagination. The adventurous, bold and elegant designs featured here are a welcome edition to the world's cities.