is a real estate data mining
company with headquarters in Frankfurt
. The company collects and publishes data and photographs of buildings worldwide.
Emporis offers a variety of information on its public database, Emporis.com
, located at www.emporis.com.
Emporis used to focus on high-rise
buildings and skyscrapers
in the past, which it defines as buildings "between 35 and 100 metres" tall and "at least 100 metres tall", respectively.
Michael Wutzke started a website about skyscrapers in Frankfurt in 1996. In 2000 he started skyscrapers.com which was folded into Emporis.
In 2000 a group of Emporis senior editors began presenting the Emporis Skyscraper Award
. Eligible buildings are selected from a list of all buildings in the world at least 100 meters tall which were completed that year.
In 2004 Stephan R. Boehm, who according to the company's website is a "serial entrepreneur", assumed the role of Chairman. Wutzke remains Chief Technology Officer and is managing... Read More