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Highlights Collection: Skyscraper Design

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This is a Smithsonian Learning Lab topical collection, which contains images, text, and other multimedia resources that may complement the Tween Tribune feature, Move over, steel: The high rises of tomorrow are "plyscrapers." Use these resources to introduce or augment your study of this topic. If you want to personalize this collection by changing or adding content, click the Sign Up link above to create a free account.  If you are already logged in, click the copy button to initiate your own version. Learn more here


The Final Mass Carried Out in Steel

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The New Architecture

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Design for a Skyscraper

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Celebrating the Commercial Building

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Flatiron Building under construction

Archives of American Art

Photograph of Grandmaster Flash at the Chrysler Building, NYC

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Rockefeller Center, from 444 Madison Avenue

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Montpellier Apartment (L'Arbre Blanc)

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Sheung Wan Hotel (unbuilt)

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Jeanne Gang on Design

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Design Talks | Architect Jeanne Gang

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

“Mega” Architecture: An Evening with Moshe Safdie

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum