The Skyscraper Museum is devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. The Museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence. This site will look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
Eco-friendly - Little or no impact on the
Ecological Footprint - The area of land and water needed to produce the resources to entirely sustain a human population and absorb its waste products with prevailing technology. The concept of an ecological footprint is used as a resource management and community-planning tool.
Embodied Energy - Total energy used to create a product, including the energy used in mining or harvesting, processing, fabricating, and transporting the product.
Energy Efficiency - Ratio of energy output of a conversion process or of a system to its energy input.