The Emporis Skyscraper Award, the world's most renowned prize for high-rise architecture has this year been awarded to the Absolute World Towers in Mississauga, Canada.

Absolute World Towers are a pair of curvaceous residential buildings that were selected for their “unmistakable design” by an international jury of experts, ranking ahead of the more than 300 other skyscrapers that stood at least 100 metres tall and were completed in 2012. “The way the two structures twist…