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About Emporis

Emporis is a global provider of building information. Emporis collects data on buildings of high public and economic value, connects them with involved companies and sets standards for this information. Our products include Emporis Research, Image Licensing, Premium Company Listing and Online Advertising, and are used by customers from the building industry and other fields.

In 2000 the Emporis website was founded as Skyscrapers.com, with a focus on collecting information on skyscrapers and high-rise buildings only. Since 2003 Emporis has branched out, widening its database by collecting building information on all construction types. In addition, our Image Shop has approximately 600,000 royalty-free photographs of buildings all over the world. Contributors are located worldwide: data is collected by our editorial Community, data researchers and public. Our audiences are building industry professionals and people with an interest in buildings and urban habitat.

Our Database covers

428,001 buildings

in 196 countries

601,820 images

in 18,722 cities

1,165,151,601 m² GFA (Gross Floor Area)

12,541,691,840 ft² GFA

167,893 companies

in 191 company types

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December 17, 2013

Simply Divine – The World's Most Spectacular Churches

Hamburg – Angular, asymmetrical, colorful and just plain extraordinary, there are modern churches that will have one looking in vain for a traditional steeple. All around the world, architects are designing ever more eye-catching houses of worship – chapels and synagogues whose shapes and colors will be impressing visitors long after the upcoming holiday season has passed. Emporis has now compiled a selection of the world's most spectacular churches. more

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April 3, 2014


Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will move its San Francisco offices to the city’s largest tower as it relocates to the heart of the financial district from the technology-heavy South of Market area. [...] At 779 feet, the building is surpassed in San Francisco only by the 853-foot Transamerica Pyramid, according to property website Emporis.com. Download PDF

February 25, 2014


Lecture halls at dizzying heights, libraries with glass-domed roofs or crooked seminar rooms with slanting walls – it is not just in the field of learning that universities have plenty to offer, but on an architectural level, too. [...]Emporis, the international provider of building data, has compiled a selection of the most spectacular university buildings from around the world. Download PDF

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