This towering survey of recent great skyscrapers -- the architectural triumph of our time -- sets the pace for 21st-century design. Imposing skyscrapers designed by eminent specialists of this building genre are profiled in detailed photographs, plan reports, and technical implementation notes. The international roster of design talent includes I. M. Pei, Kenzo Tage, Kisho Kurokawa, Murphy and Jahn, Nikken Sekkei, Cesar Pelli, SOM, and other Asian, European, and Australian designers.

The Architecture of Skyscrapers 2005, Watson-Guptill Publications, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780823002559

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