Dubai, United Arab Emirates
You may be tempted to think you’re seeing a mirage as some of the most modern architecture in the world emerges out of the desert, but you’d be wrong Although it has one of the youngest skylines in the world, it is also one of the most unique.
Along with China’s economy, its largest city is expanding rapidly and has the skyline to prove it.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
It doesn’t have the densest skyline in the world, but it holds several other records, including the tallest twin buildings with the Petronas Towers.
Unlike other European cities, Frankfurt manages to combine its old school, low rise European architecture with a modern, high rise downtown district.
As the capital of the Republic of China (commonly referred to as Taiwan), the world’s second tallest building, Taipai 101, rises from the city’s streets.