Wary of a public that has never really forgiven them for blighting their view with a skyscraper 40 years ago, Paris authorities narrowly rejected plans for a 43-storey triangular-shaped building on Monday.
The city of Ibadan in southwestern Nigeria is the site of Cocoa House, the first skyscraper in tropical Africa. The building is a modest 24 storey high-rise structure, property of Odu'a Investment Company Ltd. Cocoa House is a major landmark in Ibadan.
An amazing rescue effort, on the sixteenth floor, witnessed by over 50 office workers on the ground, was captured on film as the drama unfolded in the heart of Singapore's business district.
Like your skyscrapers crinkly, with “endless different shapes”? Drop in to Dubai and check out the new dancing building. 420 metres tall, apartments that move through 360 degrees, vertigo and seasickness, or flying and eternal motion, take your pick.