Tallest Building In The World
List of tallest building in the world are
Location: Dubai, UAE
Height: 829.8 m (2,722 ft.)
Architect: Adrian smith
This is the tallest man-made skyscraper and structure in the world in Dubai. The construction takes 5 years to complete and the building was officially opened on January 4, 2010. It was designed primarily to transform an oil-based economy and for tourism purposes. It serves as the centerpiece of a large-scale mixed-use development that contains 30,000 homes, nine hotels, 7.4 acres of parkland, 19 residential towers, the Dubai Mall and the 30 acres of the 490-acre artificial lake altogether.
Location: Shanghai, china
Height: 632 m (2,073 ft.)
Architect: Jun Xia (Gensler)
The tallest super tall buildings in China. Construction work on the tower for almost 5 years. The tower had an estimated construction cost of $ 2.4 billion.
The tower is shaped like nine twisted cylindrical buildings with a broken top that provides public space for visitors. Each of the nine areas has its own atrium, with gardens, cafes, restaurants and retail space, with 360-degree views of the city. The tower has the capacity to accommodate 16,000 people daily.
The Shanghai Tower joins the Jin Mao Tower and the SWFC to form the world’s first adjacent grouping of three super tall buildings. Its 258-room hotel, located between the 84th and 110th floors, will be operated by Jin Jiang International Hotels as the Shanghai Tower J-Hotel and, at the time of its completion, will be the second tallest hotel in the world, after Kong. The tower will also incorporate a museum. The tower’s sublevels offer parking spaces for 1,800 vehicles.
Makkah Royal Clock Tower
Location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Height: 601m (1,972ft.)
Architect: David Nunn
This tower is also known as Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel. The hotel’s central building has the largest clock in the world and is the third tallest building and the fourth tallest independent structure in the world.
The tallest tower in the complex is considered the tallest building in Saudi Arabia.
Abraj Al-Bait Towers has a large prayer room with a capacity for more than 10,000 people, it also contains a five-star hotel to provide accommodation for the millions of pilgrims who travel to Mecca annually to participate in Hajj.
In addition, it has a 5-story shopping mall and a garage with a capacity for more than 1,000 vehicles. The tower also includes an Islamic Museum and a Lunar Observation Center, which will also be used to spot the moon during the holy months. An observation deck is at the base of the clock. The elevators take visitors to an observation balcony just below the clock faces.
World trade centre
Location: Lower Manhattan, New York City
Height: 541.3m (1,775 ft.)
Architect: David Childs, Daniel Libeskind
The original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Construction of underground utility relocations, shoes and foundations for the new building for almost 3 years. The towers were designed as framed tubular structures, giving tenants open floor plans, unobstructed by columns or walls.
On weekdays, a combined total of 50,000 people worked in the North and South Towers, with another 200,000 passing as visitors. The Windows on the World restaurant, located at the top of the North Tower, makes it the highest grossing restaurant in the United States. The Twin Towers have become known worldwide, appearing in films, television shows, postcards and other products. The towers came to be seen as an icon of New York City, as well as the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and the Statue of Liberty.
CTF Finance Centre
Location: Guangzhou, China
Height: 530m (1,740 ft.)
Architects: Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers
The CTF Finance Center is a super tall skyscraper under construction. Completion is scheduled for 2016. The building will be used as a conference center, hotel, observatory, shopping mall and office building. It is a hotel with 273 rooms and suites that occupy the 80th to the 111th floor.
Taipei 101 Tower
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Height: 508m (1,667 ft.)
Architects: C.Y.Lee & Partners
In 2011, the building received LEED platinum certification, the highest award in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) classification system, and became the largest and tallest green building.
Construction began in 1999 and ended in 2004. The building was architecturally created as a symbol of the evolution of technology and Asia. A multi-storey shopping mall next to the tower houses hundreds of shops, restaurants and clubs. Taipei 101 was designed to withstand the typhoon winds and earthquake tremors common in its Asia Pacific area. Skyscrapers must be flexible in strong winds, but remain rigid enough to avoid large lateral movements.
Shanghai World Financial Center
Location: Shanghai, China
Height: 492.0 m (1,614.2 ft.)
Architects: kohn Pedersen Fox
Shanghai World Financial Center is a mixed-use skyscraper, comprising offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation platforms and shops on the ground floor.
The most distinctive feature of the SWFC design is the trapezoidal opening at the peak. The original design specified a circular opening.
The trapezoidal opening of the tower is made of structural steel and reinforced concrete.
Hong Kong International Commerce centre
Location: Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Height: 484 m (1,588 ft.)
Architects: kohn Pedersen Fox, Belt Collins
The Hong Kong International Trade Center was completed in phases from 2007 to 2010. The tower opened in 2011, with the Ritz-Carlton opening in late March and the observatory in early April. The height was reduced from previous plans due to regulations that did not allow buildings to be higher than the surrounding mountains. Construction was temporarily halted on September 13, 2009 due to an accident in the elevator shaft that killed six workers.
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height: 451.9m (1,483 ft.)
Architects: Cesar pelli
PETRONAS towers are the type of commercial offices and tourist attractions. They chose a distinct postmodern style to create a 21st century icon for Kuala Lumpur. Seven years of construction. The construction of the towers took place almost 8 years ago.
Location: Jiangsu, china
Height: 450 m (1,480 ft.)
Architects: Adrian smith
The Zifeng Tower completed in 2010 comprises shops and offices in the lower section. The floors near the top feature a hotel, several restaurants and a public observatory. The climbing of the tower is functional, helping to separate these sections.