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Emporis Skyscraper 2012 Award: No.1) New York tower by Gehry

New York tower , in Manhattan, picked up the Emporis Skyscraper Award where judges chose the best buildings which were completed in 2011. The 76-storey tower, designed by Frank Gehry, is the 12th largest tallest residential block stretching 265-meters into the sky. Its stunning design consists of cladding made up of 10,500 stainless steel panels, almost all of them different shapes. This means that as you move around, its…

Emporis Skyscraper 2012 Award: No.2) Al Hamra Tower

Al Hamra Tower Al Hamra tower, in Kuwait, is the second winner of the Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2011.This 77-storey tower, is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Co., and is the tallest tower in Kuwait with the 412.6 meters (1354 feet) height. The construction started at 2004 and completed in 2011. Al Hamra skyscraper is a landmark tower with the exceptional view of the Persian Gulf.

Emporis Skyscraper 2012 Award: No.3) Etihad Towers, Dubai

Etihad Towers, Dubai

The third winners of the Emporis 2012 sky scraper award were the Etihad towers.Etihad Towers is a complex of buildings with five towers located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.These five towers that feature offices, apartments and a hotel, are completed and designed by DBI design Co.in 2011. Etihad towers are also known as the UAE state airline.The tallest tower among these five is…

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