Today is Skyscraper Day
The construction of tall buildings has become so commonplace in cities around the globe that the general public gives little thought to the visionaries responsible for creating a city’s unique skyline. Skyscraper day provides the opportunity to learn more about the architects who commit a dream to paper and the construction crews that make it reality.
Whoever it was that first considered placing dwellings on top of each other instead of side-by-side would be astounded at how modern buildings literally seem to touch the sky.
What they may also find interesting is the status that is often attached to living or working at the highest level. Although this analogy is obvious there is another to be drawn from the consequences of a power failure. These are just a few aspects to ponder on a day that is set aside to reflect on man’s apparent conquest of upper space. read more
Skyscraper Cities Word Search puzzle
World-travellers and fans of super-tall buildings are going to love having their brain tested by this Skyscraper Cities Word Search. This puzzle from Word Search Battle has you finding cities from across the world, including Barcelona, Dubai, and Suzhou, all of them with the tallest skyscrapers of all.
- Play online or download and print
- Multiple difficulties to test your skills
- Find up to 23 of the world’s cities with the tallest skyscrapers