Dramatic towers in Canada, Qatar, Australia and Italy have been named the best tall buildings in the world for 2012 by the international not-for-profit association CTBUH.
The four regional winners include the Absolute Towers in Mississauga, Canada (Americas); 1 Bligh Street, Sydney (Asia and Australia); Palazzo Lombardia, Milan (Europe); and Doha Tower in Doha, Qatar (Middle East and Africa). Additionally, Al Bahar Towers in Abu Dhabi won the CTBUH’s first Innovation Award for the project’s computer sun-screen. They were selected for their design and technical innovations, sustainable attributes, and the enhancement of both cities and the lives of their inhabitants.
Doha Tower by Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Al Bahar Towers by Aedas Architects Ltd