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English: The word skyscraper was originally a nautical term for a tall mast or sail on a sailing ship. Today the word is used exclusively to refer to a tall habitable building, usually higher than 152 metres (500 feet). Skyscrapers are also sometimes referred to as a highrise, generally the word highrise is used when referring to a skyscraper which is primarily used as residential building.

Skyscrapers in AustraliaEdit

Skyscrapers in BrazilEdit

São PauloEdit

Rio de JaneiroEdit

Skycrapers in China (PRC)Edit

Hong KongEdit




Skyscrapers in GermanyEdit

Skyscrapers in JapanEdit

Shinjuku, TokyoEdit

Umeda, OsakaEdit

  • buildings over 200m

Malaysia's Twin TowersEdit

Skyscrapers in PolandEdit

Skyscrapers in RussiaEdit

Skyscrapers in SingaporeEdit

Skyscrapers in SpainEdit

Skyscrapers in Taiwan (ROC)Edit

Skyscrapers in the United Arab EmiratesEdit

Skyscrapers in the United StatesEdit



Los AngelesEdit

New York CityEdit