9 towers that dominate city skylines

From Britain's Shard tower to Sweden's Turning Torso, these majestic structures make skylines stand out.

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Smaratorg Towerv Smaratorg Towerv (Photo: Arkis Architecture)

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Smaratorg Tower: Reykjavik, Iceland

It's no surprise that Iceland's tallest building isn't very tall. Still, when it comes to building height per capita, this island nation of 200,000 may be victorious with the 256-foot tall Smaratorg Tower, located in capital Reykjavik.

Only the fifth-largest architectural structure in the country, coming in behind several radio towers, today it's home to residential and commercial units and even houses Deloitte offices.

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