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Press Releases 2011

Dec 19, 2011

The most spectacular churches of the world

Hamburg - The top 10 most spectacular modern churches worldwide were chosen by a committee of building experts from Emporis. The jury valued novel design, original materials and groundbreaking building techniques. Only churches built after 2000 were judged by the jury. [...]

Jul 26, 2011

World's best skyscraper is in Barcelona

Hamburg - The winner of the renowned Emporis Skyscraper Award 2010 is Hotel Porta Fira in Barcelona. An expert committee annually presents this award to an exceptional building at least 100 meters tall completed within the award year. The critically acclaimed prize for global architecture is now in its 11<sup>th</sup> year. [...]

Jan 05, 2011

ICS acquired Emporis, Provider of Global Building Information

Hamburg - ICS, an internet holding company based in Hamburg/Germany, announced that it has acquired the privately-held Emporis GmbH. Emporis is a leading provider of building information on a global basis. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Frankfurt/Germany, the company runs the world´s largest website about buildings. Emporis was formerly known as Skyscrapers.com. [...]