Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World
Top Lists Mania is back again with a new list of Top 10 Tallest Buildings of the world. Get ready and keep scrolling down because these buildings are extremely tall. Below are the list of Top 10 tallest buildings of the world.
10. Guangzhou International Finance Center
It is located in “Guangzhou” China.The construction of this Building was started in December 2005 and it was completed in 2010. This GBP 280 million project is 438.6 m (1,439 ft) high with 103 floors and 71 elevators. Wilkinson Eyre is the architect of the building.
Height:438.6 m(1,439 ft)
9. Kingkey 100
Evening View of Kingkey 100
Kingkey 100 also known as Kingkey Finance Center Plaza is located in Shenzhen,China. This building is being used as a Hotel as well as an Office. The construction of this skyscrapper started in 2007 and ended in September, 2011. The building is 441.8 metres (1,449 ft) High with 66 elevators. The Proud architect of this building is Terry Farrell and Partners.
Height:441.8 m(1,449 ft)
8. Willis Tower
This building, located in Chigaco, was the Tallest in the world from 1973 to 1998. It was started in 1970 and completed in 1973. The 442.1 m (1,450 ft) High Tower has 108 floors and 104 elevators. The architects of this building are Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.
Height: 442.1 m(1,450 ft)
7. Zifeng Tower
Zifeng Tower located in Nanjing, China was started in 2005 and completed in 2009, but opened on 18 December 2010. The architect is Adrian Smith.With a height of 450 m (1,480 ft) and 66 elevators.
Height:450 m(1,480 ft)
6. Petronas Towers
These Twin Towers are located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The construction started on 1 March 1993 and Completed on 1 April 1994. But this was not an April Fool joke for sure… The $1.6 billion Building is 451.9 m (1,483 ft) High with 78 elevators. C’sar Pelli is the Architect.
Height:451.9 m(1,483 ft)
5. International Commerce Centre
This Marvelous Building is located in West Kowloon, Hong Kong. The construction was started in 2002 and ended in 2010 after 8 long years. But it was worth it. Today, this 484.0 m (1,587.9 ft) building stands with 108 floors.
Height:484.0 m (1,587.9 ft)
4. Shanghai World Financial Center
This building located in Shanghai, China is 492.0 m (1,614.2 ft) High with 101 floors and 91 elevators. It was started in 1997 and completed in 2008. The Buildings Architect is Kohn Pedersen Fox.
Height:492.0 m(1,614.2 ft)
3. Taipei 101
The special thing about this building is its attractive design and shine. This Building was the Tallest in the world from 2004 to 2010 until Burj Khalifa surpassed it. The construction started in 1999 and completed in 2004. The building was opened on December 31, 2004. This $ 1.80 billion building is 509 m (1,669.9 ft) High With 101 floors as the title says
Height:509 m(1,669.9 ft)
2. Abraj Al Bait
This magnificant Building, located in Makkah (Mecca), the Holy city of Muslims, is the second tallest building in the world with a height of 601 m (1,972 ft). The construction of this building was started in 2004 and it was opened in 2012. Apart from the 120 floors, the Building has the world’s largest clock on the front. This building stands as a symbol of glory in front of Masjid Al Haram, The largest Mosque of the world.
Height:601 m(1,972 ft)
1. Burj Khalifa
This Building is Standing proudly in Dubai, U.A.E as the World’s Tallest Building since 2010. The $ 1.5 billion building is 828 m (2,717 ft) High with 164 floors. The Construction was started in January 2004 and completed on 4 January 2010. The proud architect of this building is Adrian Smith. This building, is still the tallest building, waiting for the next building taller than this…
Height:828 m(2,717 ft)