Slideshow: The 4 best new skyscrapers in the world for 2013

The Bow in Calgary, Canada, and the CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are two of the four buildings chosen as some of the best tall buildings in the world. A jury of skyscraper design and construction professionals that selected them also included the Al Khatem Tower in Abu Dhabi and The Shard in London. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat will name one of these the "Best Tall Building Worldwide." These buildings "represent resolutions to a huge range of contemporary issues, from energy consumption to integration with the urban realm on the ground," said Jeanne Gang, awards jury head and principal of Studio Gang Architects.

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