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33 Incredible High-Rises

From Curvaceous Condos to Biometric Architecture

— September 8, 2010 — Eco
Solar jigsaw buildings and spiral eco-skyscrapers make for jaw-dropping constructions. These high-rise buildings are worth a triple take with their delightfully designed and environmentally conscious ideas and their complex constructions.

The high-rise buildings featured will surely make exciting visits, so all you need to do is find a connection that lives in one.

Implications - Skyscrapers frequently form a city's aerial landscape, economic center and its tourist landmarks. Architects have been increasingly envisioning super-sized high-rise buildings that challenge traditional notions of industrial design. These artistic architectural feats demonstrate a city's technological prowess and eye toward the future. Eco-friendly design features, eye-catching aesthetics and larger-than-life dimensions make these futuristic skyscrapers stand out.
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Weather-Reporting Buildings
Weather-Reporting Buildings
The Dexia Tower in Brussels Tells the Weather Through Light Shows
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Luxury High Rises in Russia
Luxury High Rises in Russia
Moscow's City Of Capitals
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Lightning Cyborg Structures
Lightning Cyborg Structures
The UPI-2M Biooctanic Building Betters Urban Cities
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Geometric Glacier Buildings
Geometric Glacier Buildings
Melbourne's Monaco House by McBride Charles Ryan
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Undulating Udon Buildings
Undulating Udon Buildings
A Wavy Tokyo Noodle Shop by ISSHO Architects
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Limited-Space High Rises
Limited-Space High Rises
The Carlyle in Los Angeles
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Rentable Record-Setting Buildings
Rentable Record-Setting Buildings
You Can Rent a Burj Khalifa Apartment Starting at $38,000
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Yellow Brick Buildings
Yellow Brick Buildings
The Broadcasting Place Would Even Impress The Wizard of Oz
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Bubbling Buildings
Bubbling Buildings
The Cloud to be the Centrepiece for the London Summer Olympics
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Mesh-Wrapped Buildings
Mesh-Wrapped Buildings
Perkins+Will Wins With Al-Birr Foundation Headquarters
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516 Meter Highrises
516 Meter Highrises
The Pentominium Dubai to be the Apex in Luxury Living
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Blacked-Out Buildings
Blacked-Out Buildings
Arquitectos Anonimos Create a Stark Architectural Design
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Water-Saving Condos
Water-Saving Condos
The Rain Collector Skyscraper Ensures We'll Never Go Thirsty
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65-Story Condo Buildings
65-Story Condo Buildings
The Hariri Pontarini One Bloor East Project Takes the TDot to New Heights
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Skyscraper Escape Pods
Skyscraper Escape Pods
The Escape Rescue System is a Lifeboat for High-Rises
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World's Highest Residence Has Prices to Match
World's Highest Residence Has Prices to Match
Chicago Spire
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Sustainable Skyscraper Retrofits
Sustainable Skyscraper Retrofits
Empire State Building to Receive King Kong Size Upgrade
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Building Block Skyscrapers
Building Block Skyscrapers
Hans Hollein's SBF Tower is Precariously Original
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Transparent Buildings
Transparent Buildings
The Milanofiori Nord Office by Park Associati in Italy
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Solar Jigsaw Buildings
Solar Jigsaw Buildings
Aesthetics of the Vertical Village Could Potentially Cause Car Accidents
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Book Stack Offices
Book Stack Offices
The Uniquely-Shaped 'Ironbank Building' by RTA Studio
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Jenga Block Buildings
Jenga Block Buildings
'Bumps in Beijing' Gives the City Skyline a Playful Aesthetic
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Mobile High-Rises
Mobile High-Rises
These Economy-Sized Portable Condos Can be Transported
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Curvaceous Condos
Curvaceous Condos
The 'Absolute Towers' Project Impersonates Marilyn Monroe
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Glass Oceanfront Condos
Glass Oceanfront Condos
Will Genesis Puntarenas Revitalize Costa Rica's Real Estate Market?
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21-Room Condos
21-Room Condos
Gary Chang Makes a Big Statement in a Small Space
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Circular Super Structures
Circular Super Structures
Cuting Edge Designs That Run Circles Around Conventional Arcitecture
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Cube Architecture
Cube Architecture
Dubai Sports City
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Green Container Condos
Green Container Condos
Salt Lake City Center Lofts
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Biomimetic Architecture
Biomimetic Architecture
The Gherkin and The Swiss Re Tower in London
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Eco Intelligent Skyscrapers
Eco Intelligent Skyscrapers
Moving Buildings Will be the Future of Mangal City by Chimera
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Floating Retirement Condos
Floating Retirement Condos
Residential Cruise Line
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Teetering Architecture
Teetering Architecture
The Beirut Terraces Are Full of Glass and Gardens
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