The graphic: London's skyline

With yet another skyscraper — the 1,000ft-high ‘trellis’ — earmarked for the capital, it’s time to get to know London’s ever-changing skyline

Prague: Party for one

What's it like to be the only guest in a one-room five-star hotel? We check in to Prague's Žižkov Television Tower.

Citywide makeovers

While a single high-profile, statement building can revitalise a city, some places crave an entire new look.

City life: Kuala Lumpur

In this jungle-fringed metropolis, where soaring skyscrapers overshadow historic enclaves, it’s the city’s capricious nature that really enthrals

Family fun in Dubai: Outdoors and adventure

From the beach to hot air ballooning, there's plenty to do with the family

Top 5: Elevator rides

You’ll need a head for heights to appreciate the drop-dead gorgeous views in our roundup of the world’s most exhilarating elevator rides

Chicago: Sky high

Less is more’ was Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's mantra. He was clearly referring to the decor, not the scale. Because, as one of the most famous architects of the modern age got older, he built bigger.

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