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Type of site
Created by Jan Klerks
Website www.skyscraperc*
Alexa rank Increase 2718 (Global 12/2016)
Registration Optional
Users 950,000+
Launched 11 September 2002; 15 years ago (2002-09-11)

SkyscraperCity, also known as, is the world's largest online forum on skyscrapers and urban related topics.[1][2][3] The website, running on vBulletin, was founded in 2002 by Dutch economist Jan Klerks.[1][4][5][6]

As of December 2016, the forum has over 350,000 members, over 1 million threads and over 97 million posts.[7] By some measures, it was considered the largest online forum in the world in 2010.[5] In 2009, the forum attracted more than 500,000 unique visitors daily.[2]


  1. ^ a b Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat: Jan Klerks Completes Recent CTBUH Staff Expansion
  2. ^ a b Dahlman, Steven (9 May 2009). "World's largest architectural web site run from Marina City". Loop North News. Retrieved 31 December 2016. 
  3. ^ Wojtczuk, Michał; Tusk, Michał (3 Jun 2008). "Rozmowy z założycielem forum". Agora SA. Retrieved 31 December 2016. 
  4. ^ TU Delf: Lezing door Jan Klerks over hoogbouw
  5. ^ a b Gravois, John (22 April 2010). "The urban dreamscape: Abu Dhabi's imaginary image". The National. Abu Dhabi Media. Retrieved 31 December 2016. 
  6. ^ Justin (13 April 2013). "SkyscraperCity; een internationaal succes met een Nederlands tintje". Propaganda (in Dutch). Retrieved 31 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "SkyscraperCity". SkyscraperCity. Retrieved 31 December 2016. 

External links

  • Official website

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