Emporis Skyscraper Award

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

Year First place Second place Third place
Building City Building City Building City
2000 Sofitel New York Hotel New York City
2001 One Wall Centre Vancouver Millennium Point New York City Plaza 66 Shanghai
2002 Kingdom Centre Riyadh Post Tower Bonn 111 Huntington Avenue Boston
2003 30 St Mary Axe London Highcliff Hong Kong Skybridge Chicago
2004 Taipei 101 Taipei Torre Agbar Barcelona World Tower Sydney
2005 Turning Torso Malmö Q1 Gold Coast Montevideo Tower Rotterdam
2006 Hearst Tower New York City The Wave Gold Coast Eureka Tower Melbourne
2007 Het Strijkijzer The Hague Newton Suites Singapore Ontario Tower London
2008 Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower Tokyo Boutique Monaco Seoul Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai
2009 Aqua Chicago O-14 Dubai The Met Bangkok
2010 Hotel Porta Fira Barcelona Burj Khalifa Dubai Tour CMA CGM Marseille
2011 8 Spruce Street New York City Al Hamra Tower Kuwait City Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi
2012 Absolute World Towers Mississauga Al Bahr Towers Abu Dhabi Burj Qatar Doha
2013 The Shard London DC Tower 1 Vienna Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort Huzhou
2014 Wangjing SOHO Beijing Bosco Verticale Milan Tour D2 Courbevoie
2015 Shanghai Tower Shanghai Evolution Tower Moscow Il Dritto Milan
2016 VIA 57 West New York City Torre Reforma Mexico City Oasia Hotel Downtown Singapore
2017 Lotte World Tower Seoul Generali Tower Milan 150 North Riverside Chicago
2018 MGM Cotai Macau La Marseillaise Marseille 52 Lime Street (The Scalpel) London

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