New buildings making their mark in 2017

The skylines of many cities will change this year as their latest ambitious projects are finally completed after years of planning and construction.

From the skyscrapers rising high above cities around the world to new high-end hotels and exhibition buildings, these buildings often combine new approaches to design, technological innovation and increasingly sustainability.

Check out the infographic below for some of the much anticipated buildings looking which are planning to open for business in 2017.