In this constantly changing world that is headed towards all forms of progress, skyscrapers were meant to happen. The craziness in competing to build the tallest has been around for a long time, and has given rise to these beauties.
With 40 stories, the Swiss Re Building is also lovingly called the ‘Gherkin’ by commonfolk.
The distinctive aperture at the topmost tip of the Shanghai World Financial Center makes it all the more beautiful to watch.
Standing 238 meters tall, the mesmerizing Burj Qatar is perhaps the tallest building in Doha and is made entirely of glass.
At 86 stories, this magnificent tower in Chicago was designed by Jeanne Gang.
A residential complex designed by Sergei Skuratov, this one measures 213 m in height and is located in Moscow, Russia.
With 20-60 floors, this building is a part of the surrounding residential complexes, and is 244 meters in height.
105 meters in height, this stunning architectural wonder is situated very close to the Barcelona Football Club home ground.
The exquisite Eureka Tower in Melbourne is made of 14 carat gold plated glass windows on its top 10 floors, and towers are at a height of 975 feet.
At 88 feet, the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur are a spectacular couple.
The tallest skyscraper in the world, the majestic Burj Khalifa in Dubai measures a staggering 2,717 feet in height.