The Absolute Towers in Mississauga, Canada, were named the best tall buildings in the Americas. Image used under Flickr CCLi. Photo by Flickr user Paul Bica.
Business Insider has a one-page view article (my, how refreshing!) of best tall buildings of 2012. The list was created by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, a group of architects, engineers and builders that monitors tall building projects around the world.
See the entire list. with great photos, here.