SkyscraperCity

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SkyscraperCity
Type of site
Forum
Created byJan Klerks
Websitewww.skyscraperc*ty.com
Alexa rankDecrease 4582 (Global 11/2018)
RegistrationOptional
Users950,000+
Launched11 September 2002; 16 years ago (2002-09-11)

SkyscraperCity, also known as SkyscraperCity.com, is the world's largest online forum on skyscrapers and urban related topics.[1][2][3][4][5] The website, running on vBulletin, was founded in 2002 by Dutch economist Jan Klerks.[1][6][7][8]

As of December 2016, the forum has over 350,000 members, over 1 million threads and over 97 million posts.[9] By some measures, it was considered the largest online forum in the world in 2010.[7] In 2009, the forum attracted more than 500,000 unique visitors daily.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jan Klerks Completes Recent CTBUH Staff Expansion". www.ctbuh.org. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  2. ^ a b Dahlman, Steven (9 May 2009). "World's largest architectural web site run from Marina City". loopnorth.com. Loop North News. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  3. ^ Wojtczuk, Michał; Tusk, Michał (3 Jun 2008). "Rozmowy z założycielem forum skyscrapercity.com". bryla.pl. Agora SA. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  4. ^ Prastowski, Wojciech (2011-04-13). "SkyscraperCity: architectural competition forum". World-Architects. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  5. ^ Stark, Ben (2013-01-17). "Ethical Encounters on SkyScraperCity". www.theinklingmag.com. The Inkling. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  6. ^ TU Delf: Lezing door Jan Klerks over hoogbouw
  7. ^ a b Gravois, John (22 April 2010). "The urban dreamscape: Abu Dhabi's imaginary image". The National. Abu Dhabi Media. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  8. ^ Justin (13 April 2013). "SkyscraperCity; een internationaal succes met een Nederlands tintje". Propaganda (in Dutch). Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  9. ^ "SkyscraperCity". SkyscraperCity. Retrieved 31 December 2016.

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