Best Tall Building Awards

The Best Tall Building Awards recognize projects that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, including sustainability. The projects must also exhibit processes or innovations that have enhanced the design profession and enriched the cities and lives of their inhabitants. The program is sponsored by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats.

2014 Winners


Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building
Portland, OR
Cutler Anderson Architects with SERA Architects

Asia & Australasia

One Central Park
Sydney, Australia
Ateliers Jean Nouvel (France) with PTW Architects (Australia)


De Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (Netherlands) 

Middle East & Africa

Cayan Tower
Dubai, UAE
Skidmore Owings & Merrell with Khatib & Alami (UAE)

Source: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats