Building tall is hot in Europe. Just glance at the headlines of any European news outlet, and you’ll see. Europe is ready to grow…and it’s looking up.

After successful developments in the ‘80s (La Défense, Canary Wharf) and the Mayor’s office in London loosening building-height restrictions in early 2000, slowly but steadily other major European cities are embracing tall buildings. What can we learn from international examples?