SkyscraperPage

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SkyscraperPage.com
SkyscraperPage Logo
Web address SkyscraperPage.com
Type of site
Architecture
Registration 48,000 Members
Available in English
Owner Skyscraper Source Media Inc.
Created by Dylan Leblanc
Launched 1998
Alexa rank
positive decrease 28,555 (January 2015)[1]
Current status Online

SkyscraperPage or SkyscraperPage.com is a web-based database of scale-model illustrations and diagrams of skyscrapers and other major macro-engineering projects, and tall structures around the world.[2][3]

History[edit]

SkyscraperPage.com was created by Dylan Leblanc in 1998. SkyscraperPage.com is owned by Skyscraper Source Media, a supplier of skyscraper diagrams for the publication, marketing, and display industries, and is a publisher of illustrated skyscraper diagram poster products for real-estate professionals, skyscraper, building enthusiasts, and new urbanists.[4]

SkyscraperPage.com drawings have appeared in National Geographic's website, Wired, Condé Nast, The Globe and Mail Report on Business Magazine.[3]

Content[edit]

SkyscraperPage.com has a database of scale-model illustration skyscrapers and other major macro-engineering projects, and tall structures around the world.[5] The scale of the drawings are one pixel per meter.[3] The images are created using pixel art.[2] Using these diagrams, skyscrapers and other tall structures from any cities can be compared. General information is also given about each structure, such as the location, the year built, if available, and for multifloor buildings the number of floors.

Simulator[edit]

The site allows for the creation of designs in the "vision" and "fantasy" category. The site has over 22,000 custom made drawings of skyscrapers and other tower-type objects which are submitted by the site's users. There are 600 artists signed up with the site, about half of whom are active.[3]

Forum[edit]

SkyscraperPage.com has an online forum with over 48,000 members.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SkyscraperPage.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  2. ^ a b Kate Russell (25 November 2005). "Webscape". BBC News. Retrieved 2010-04-05. 
  3. ^ a b c d Ivor Tossell (2 October 2008). "With Skyscrapers, Size Does Matter". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2010-04-05. 
  4. ^ "About Us". Skyscraper Source Media. Retrieved January 23, 2015. 
  5. ^ "World's Tallest Buildings 2020". SkyScraperPage.com. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Forum Stats". SkyScraperPage.com. Retrieved January 23, 2014.