Best Highrises 2018/19
The International Highrise Award 2018
Internationaler Hochhaus Preis 2018
Explore 36 outstanding new skyscrapers from all over the world that are pioneering, innovative, and beautiful.
The International Highrise Award celebrates architectural excellence in buildings that integrate sustainability, design, and community interaction. Bestowed biennially by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), DekaBank, and the City of Frankfurt, the award spans the globe to honor nearly forty outstanding skyscrapers completed within the last two years. Previous winners include the apartment buildings VIA 57 West in New York City by BIG, Bosco Verticale in Milan by Boeri Studio, and The Met in Bangkok by WOHA Architects, as well as the office building 1 Bligh Street in Sydney by ingenhoven architects. This book profiles the winner, finalists, and nominees of the competition through photographs, illustrations, architectural drawings, and essays. In its close examination of the most innovative highrises being built today, this volume shows readers how contemporary architecture is improving its environment.
Peter Körner is an interior architect and works as a freelance curator for the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM).
Maximilian Liesner is an urbanist and has worked as a scientific trainee at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM).
Peter Cachola Schmal is Director of the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt, Germany.