Tops of Shanghai's landmark skyscrapers, including the Oriental Pearl Tower, are seen over a sea of cloud. Opponents of tall buildings say Shanghai is like a 'monster city' because of the myriad of skyscrapers. Photo: Xinhua

Do skyscrapers beautify a city or destroy its historic value?

The number of skyscrapers is on the rise around the world, and some believe they are good for cities, while others are arch critics of these structures

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Tops of Shanghai's landmark skyscrapers, including the Oriental Pearl Tower, are seen over a sea of cloud. Opponents of tall buildings say Shanghai is like a 'monster city' because of the myriad of skyscrapers. Photo: Xinhua
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