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caisson foundation

a box or cylinder that is sunk to the bedrock and then filled with concrete

construction 
canyon

a proverbial skyscraper canyon

skyline 
castell

a tower built out of humans

fun 
cc-ratio

the amount of cityness divided by the local cost of living

urbanness 
celescraping

a skyscraper that has been illuminated with the appropriate colors to celebrate a holiday, festival, or charity event

light 
chateauscraper

very luxurious apartment building

housing 
cheerscraper

a skyscraper showing support for a local sports team

light 
cherryscraper

a full-fledged structure on top of a skyscraper

top 
chiscraper

the architecture of early skyscrapers that is the result of using a steel frame structure

looks 
cholet

a colorful Bolivian space-stacker

use 
chopsticks

the Hongkongese name for a pencil tower

sizes 
ciel ├ętage

the principle floor of a skyscraper

use 
city height

the typical height for buildings in a city

height 
city maker

a skyscraper that adds to a big-city feeling

urbanness 
city-city

a proper city

urbanness 
citylife

enjoying the choices that the city has to offer

citylife 
cityness

the culture of choice

urbanness 
cityscape

a side view of a city

skyline 
cityscraper

a city-enhancing skyscraper

housing 
cliff dweller

a resident of the apartment buildings that gave the streets in New York and Chicago the appearance of a canyon

people 
clouddweller

an alternative term for a skydweller

citylife 
cloudpopper

a skyscraper that sticks out above the clouds

sky 
cloudscraper

an alternative term for a skyscraper, coined by architect LeRoy Buffington

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cockloft

a fun-looking bachelor apartment that looks like a man cave in the sky

top 
commieblock

serial high-rise public housing, usually a tall concrete building with identical buildings around it built in a cluster

housing 
compact verticality

a picture in which vertical lines dominate

vertical 
condo craze

the rapid and massive development of residential skyscrapers

housing 
condo kid

a young child who grows up in a skyscraper because his parents prefer the city center to the suburbs

people 
condominiumization

splitting an older building into multiple units

housing 
courtscraper

a big building with an open space in the middle

sizes 
cranespotting

keeping track of the number of tower cranes in a city

fun 
cryscraper

a skyscraper that should have never been demolished

fails