Large Hardback, 2008, 192pages, new
Discover the amazing stories behind the world's greatest skyscrapers, the buildings that reach up to explore the frontier in the sky.
More than 120 iconic skyscrapers buildings are described in detail, each is lavishly illustrated with a rich mix of stunning colour photography, artist's renderings and schematic drawings.
A comparative height chart profiles every building so that the world's tallest skyscrapers can be compared at a glance.
From the lost pioneering skyscrapers of the 19th century to the tallest man-made structure in the world... Skyscrapers is a breathtaking journey towards the peaks of architectural aspiration.