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Skyscrapers (2013, 2008)
Skyscrapers (1996)

Worldwide bestseller. Illustrated nonfiction essays on seventy landmark skyscrapers. Introduction by Adrian Smith. Black Dog & Leventhal (176 pp, 9.2 x 18.2”. 250+ color illustrations. Japanese edition: X-Knowledge, 2013. Arabic edition: Kalima Project/Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, 2015. Gold Medal, 2014 IPPY (Independent Publishers Association) Award, best book on architecture. 

Worldwide bestseller. Fifty illustrated essays on landmark skyscrapers. Introductory interview with Philip Johnson. Black Dog & Leventhal (128pp, 18 x 8”.  242 B&W photographs and drawings). Könemann Verlagestellschaft: French, German, Dutch, British, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, and Italian editions. Best Book/1996 Hong Kong Book Fair; Top ten/best book of 1996 by Graphis Magazine, NY One, and the Today Show, among others. A Book-of-the-Month Club selection.

Cover Skyscrapers 2013
Sky in 3 editions
Patrick Ciebilski and book
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Skyscrapers spread Philip Johnson
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"This sweeping guide is a document of learned and often contagious fervor, ideal for any person who just wants to spend some time geeking out over incredibly tall buildings."


Publishers Weekly 

"On my scale of one to 10, this outstanding book rates
an off-the-chart 12."


Robert J. Bruss, Tribune Media Services

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