Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Tall Building Related Links

Click here to view a CTBUH audit of Tall Building related websites (July 2007)

Click here to view archived tall building related websites
Click here to view regional tall building related websites

Current Tall Building Websites

Archiweb Skyscrapers Page
The Archiweb skyscraper page provides images and data on a variety of built and proposed tall buildings.

A large, commercial, building database website. Here you can find information and images on many structures, from a hut to a skyscraper, in more than 60,000 cities worldwide.

Evolo Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Architecture was founded by a group of international architects in 2003 in New York City. The group runs an annual skyscraper competition, which has become an important architectural prize, with high media attension.

Find The Best
“Find the Best” allows viewers to directly compare and contrast detailed information for a large number of tall buildings. The site includes building height, architect, cost, construction time and other facts. 

HIGHRISE is a multi-year, multi-media, collaborative documentary project about the human experience in global vertical suburbs.

Skyscraper City 
The largest tall building forum on the net. Includes news, photos and discussions on skyscrapers, skylines, cities, architecture and urbanity.

Skyscraper Life 
Global discussion board and multimedia & information resource about Skyscrapers, Towers, Urbanity and Urban Photography.

The Skyscraper Museum 
Located in New York City, the world's first and foremost vertical metropolis, the museum celebrates the city's rich architectural heritage and examines the historical forces and individuals that have shaped its successive skylines. Through exhibitions, programs and publications, the museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence.

Skyscraper Page 
Featuring unique skyscraper diagram illustrations, a world-wide buildings database, one of the world's busiest skyscraper-themed discussion forums and one-of-a-kind skyscraper posters, is a one-stop resource for the skyscraper enthusiast in everyone.


Skyscraper Picture Collection 
An image database of cities and their most distinctive high-rise buildings.

. is a skyscraper website that provides high-resolution skyscraper illustrations of the 10 tallest buildings in the World.  Also provides structural facts and detailed analysis of the 10 tallest buildings.

Tallest Building in the World 
A website that provides statistics and articles relating to the tallest buildings in the world.


World Federation of Great Towers 
The World Federation of Great Towers is an association of international monuments which join together to foster global awareness and develop international opportunities for promotion.


Wikipedia - List of Tallest Buildings and Structures in the World 
A significant wiki page tracking the tallest buildings and structures in the world in hundreds of categories.


Archived Tall Building Websites

  A Digital Archive of American Architecture
An image database of American skyscrapers, searchable by year, location, architect, building type and style. Also includes photos of 17th - 20th century houses, churches, public and commercial buildings.

Architecture Skyscraper
A website that lists the tallest buildings in the World and Europe, with a particular emphasis on those in France. Provides biographies and information about various architects, engineers, and city planners, some related to tall buildings.

Battle McCarthy - Sustainable Towers 
The project, ran by Battle McCarthy, aims to reopen the debate on high-rise living in today’s context and to develop the Design Brief that will lead to a new generation of sustainable high-rise towers in UK.

Building Big 
This website presents a five-part PBS television series and Web site from WGBH Boston, 
exploring large structures and what it takes to build and maintain them.


The High-Rise Pages 
The High-Rise Pages is an online high-rise archive with information, pictures and debates concerning the tallest buildings, skyscrapers, tv-towers, bridges, churches, monuments and other tall structures from all over the world.


MoMA Tall Buildings Exhibition 
The Tall Buildings exhibiton presents a focused study of twenty-five tall buildings.  Collectively, these projects address the most current concerns confronting building tall; from issues of safety, structural soundness, and sustainability to programmatic and formal inventions that rethink the notion of the street and the top-down structure of traditional hierarchies.

National Sustainable Tower Blocks Initiative 
The Sustainable Tower Blocks Initiative is an informal grouping of voluntary organisations. The Initiative is seeking to discover and implement ways to make Tower Blocks more sustainable places to live.

Regional Tall Building Websites

  Calgary Skyscrapers 
Pictures and information of proposed and existing skyscrapers in the city of Calgary, Canada.

New York Skyscrapers 
These pages are a study of New York City's most striking architectural entities, its high-rise buildings -- or "skyscrapers" -- which have given the city much of its nature and prestige, and have in fact largely formed the impression of the city in people's minds.