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Emporis Skyscraper Award 2011

The sculptured form of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s Al Hamra Tower earned it second place in the ranking. Despite its great height, the skyscraper fits harmoniously into Kuwait City’s urban landscape. DBI Design’s Etihad Towers were voted into third place, the jury praising the complex as a particularly harmonious ensemble of buildings.

#1 8 Spruce Street (U.S.A.)

Points: 35
Height: 265.18 m
Floors: 76
Location:New York City
Architect:Gehry Partners, LLP

#2 Al Hamra Tower (Kuwait)

Points: 23
Height: 412.00 m
Floors: 80
Location:Kuwait City
Architect:Skidmore, Owings And Merrill LLP

#3 Etihad Towers (United Arab Emirates)

Points: 21
Location:Abu Dhabi
Architect:DBI Design (Pty Ltd).

#4 KK100 (China)

Points: 16
Height: 441.80 m
Floors: 100
Architect:Terry Farrell and Partners

#4 Victoria Tower (Sweden)

Points: 16
Height: 117.60 m
Floors: 34
Architect:Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB

#4 Great American Tower (U.S.A.)

Points: 16
Height: 202.69 m
Floors: 41
Architect:Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum

#7 F&F Tower (Panama)

Points: 14
Height: 242.90 m
Floors: 52
Location:Panama City
Architect:Pinzón Lozano & Asociados Arquitectos

#8 Northeast Asia Trade Tower (South Korea)

Points: 13
Height: 308.00 m
Floors: 68
Architect:Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

#8 Reflections at Keppel Bay (Singapore)

Points: 13
Architect:Studio Daniel Libeskind

#10 Tianjin Global Financial Center (China)

Points: 11
Height: 336.90 m
Floors: 72
Architect:Skidmore, Owings And Merrill LLP

Winning Design

8 Spruce Street, the winner of the Emporis Skyscraper Award 2011, won over the jury with its facade. The building’s cladding is composed of 10,500 stainless steel panels, some flat, some undulating. The five stories at the foot of the tower have a brick facade since the architect wanted the base to be in the spirit of the neighboring buildings.
The building, designed by architect Frank Gehry, is 265 meters tall, has 76 floors and was completed in 2011 after a construction period of five years. The skyscraper is used as a residential building, but it also includes a school as well as doctors’ offices and shops.

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