Skyscrapers are injecting some serious height into skylines around the globe as architects and developers race to break the 1,000-metre mark.

As the economy recovers from the Global Financial Crisis, some of the most ambitious new skyscrapers are reaching incredible heights that would not have been deemed possible only a few years ago. According to Emporis, the international provider of building data, the average height of the 10 tallest skyscrapers currently…