Emporis Skyscraper Award

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The Emporis Skyscraper Award is an award for architectural excellence regarding the design of buildings and their functionality.

The award is presented annually by Emporis to the building representing the "Best new skyscraper for design and functionality". To qualify, nominated buildings must have been completed during the year of the award, and must be at least 100 meters in height. The award for each year is announced the following January and is usually presented at the following spring or summer. For 2000 and before, the award was known as the Skyscrapers.com Award.

Winners of the Emporis Skyscraper Award[edit]

Year First place Second place Third place
Building City Building City Building City
2000 Sofitel New York Hotel Sofitel New York2.jpg United States New York City
2001 One Wall Centre Onewallcentre.jpg Canada Vancouver Millennium Point Ritz Carlton Hotel Battery Park (3435247781).jpg United States New York City Plaza 66 Plaza 66 2008.jpg China Shanghai
2002 Kingdom Centre Kingdom Tower at night.JPG Saudi Arabia Riyadh Post Tower Posttower Bonn 001.jpg Germany Bonn 111 Huntington Avenue 111HuntingtonBoston.jpg United States Boston
2003 30 St Mary Axe SwissReHQ.jpg United Kingdom London Highcliff Highcliff 13 January 2007.jpg Hong Kong Hong Kong Skybridge Skybridge-Chicago.jpg United States Chicago
2004 Taipei 101 Taipei 101 2009 amk-EditMylius.jpg Taiwan Taipei Torre Agbar Torre Agbar - Barcelona, Spain - Jan 2007.jpg Spain Barcelona World Tower World tower, Sydney.jpg Australia Sydney
2005 Turning Torso Turning Torso 2.jpg Sweden Malmö Q1 Q1 Gold Coast.jpg Australia Gold Coast Montevideo Tower Rotterdam montevideotoren.jpg Netherlands Rotterdam
2006 Hearst Tower Hearstowernyc.JPG United States New York City The Wave The Wave Apartments, Gold Coast, QLD, AU.jpg Australia Gold Coast Eureka Tower Eureka Tower, Melbourne - Nov 2008.jpg Australia Melbourne
2007 Het Strijkijzer Het Strijkijzer The Hague cropped.JPG Netherlands The Hague Newton Suites Newton Suites.jpg Singapore Singapore Ontario Tower London MMB «F4 River Thames and Ontario Tower.jpg United Kingdom London
2008 Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower Cocoontower.jpg Japan Tokyo Boutique Monaco South Korea Seoul Shanghai World Financial Center SWFC Jul08.jpg China Shanghai
2009 Aqua AquaChicago071209.JPG United States Chicago O-14 United Arab Emirates Dubai The Met The Met.jpg Thailand Bangkok
2010 Hotel Porta Fira Barcelona 2010 August 005 Hotel.JPG Spain Barcelona Burj Khalifa Burj Khalifa building.jpg United Arab Emirates Dubai Tour CMA CGM Digue du Fort Saint-Jean, Marseille - panoramio.jpg France Marseille
2011 8 Spruce Street Beekman Tower fr BB jeh.jpg United States New York City Al Hamra Tower Alhamra Tower.jpg Kuwait Kuwait City Etihad Towers EtihadTowers, Abu Dhabi, November 2012.jpg United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
2012 Absolute World Towers AbsoluteWorld070915a.jpg Canada Mississauga Al Bahr Towers United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Burj Qatar Doha Corniche - Qatar.jpg Qatar Doha
2013 The Shard London 01 2013 the Shard London Bridge 5205.JPG United Kingdom London DC Tower 1 DC Tower 1 Vienna from SSW on 2013-09-24 perspective controlled.png Austria Vienna Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort Starwoodhotels in Huzhou.jpg China Huzhou
2014 Wangjing SOHO Wangjing Soho by Zaha Hadid.jpg China Beijing Bosco Verticale Bosco Verticale towers in Milan, Italy 02.jpg Italy Milan Tour D2 La tour D2 Le 1er Février 2014.JPG France Courbevoie
2015 Shanghai Tower Shanghai Tower 2015.jpg China Shanghai Evolution Tower Moscow International Business Center A 02.jpg Russia Moscow Il Dritto Torre Isozaki Milano.jpg Italy Milan
2016 VIA 57 West VIA 57 West - exterior.jpg United States New York City Torre Reforma Torre Reforma1707.jpg Mexico Mexico City Oasia Hotel Downtown Oasia Hotel Downtown, Singapore.jpg Singapore Singapore
2017 Lotte World Tower South Korea Seoul Generali Tower Torre Hadid.png Italy Milan 150 North Riverside 150 N RiversidePlaza 8 26 16.jpg United States Chicago
2018 MGM Cotai Macau Macau La Marseillaise France Marseille 52 Lime Street (The Scalpel) United Kingdom London

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