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Sunday, January 13, 2013

10 Tallest Skyscrapers In The World

10: International Finance Center

Height:                438.6 Meters

Floors:                103

Country:             China

City:                   Guangzhou

Construction:     2005-2010

Guangzhou International Finance Center is a skyscraper in Guangzhou, China.
Wilkinson Eyre designed and constructs this marvelous building. It is also known as Guangzhou West Tower.

9: Kingkey 100

Height:                 441.8 Meters

Floors:                 100

Country:              China

City:                     Shenzhen

Construction:      2007-2011

The Kingkey 100, known as Kingkey Finance Center Plaza, is a skyscraper in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.It is currently the tallest building in Shenzhen, as well as being the 9th tallest building in the world.

8: Willis Tower

Height:                 412.7 Meters

Floors:                 108

Country:              United State

City:                    Chicago

Construction:      1970-1973

Willis Tower commonly referred to as named "Sears Tower" It is a 108 story, 442 meters skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. At the time of its completion in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world.

7: Zifeng Tower

Height:                450 Meters

Floors:                 89

Country:             China

City:                    Nanjing

Construction:      2005-2009

Zifeng Tower also known as "Nanjing Greenland Financial Center" This is 450-metres skyscraper completed in 2009 in Nanjing, China. It contain 89 stories and this biggest structured designed by Adrian Smith.

6: Petronas Towers

Height:                451.9 Meters

Floors:                 88

Country:             Malaysia

City:                    Kuala Lumpur

Construction:     1992-1998

The Petronas Towers, also known as the "Petronas Twin Towers" are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.It's construction start from 1992 and completed in 1998. The estimated cost of this building is 1.6 billion US Dollar. 

5: International Commerce Center

Height:                480 Meters

Floors:                 118

Country:              China

City:                    Hong Kong

Construction:      2002-2010

The International Commerce Center also known as "ICC Tower". Structural height 484 meters & 118 storeys skyscraper completed in 2010 in West Kowloon, Hong Kong and the tallest buildings in Hong Kong.

4: World Financial Center

Height:                490 Meters

Floors:                 101

Country:             China

City:                    Shanghai

Construction:     1997-2008

The Shanghai World Financial Center "SWFC" is a skyscraper located in Pudong, Shanghai, China. SWFC is a mixed-use skyscraper, consisting of offices, observation decks, hotels, conference rooms and ground-floor shopping malls. It is also the second highest hotel in the world and the tallest structure in China.

3: Taipei 101

Height:                509 Meters

Floors:                101

Country:             Taiwan

City:                    Taipei

Construction:     1999-2004

Taipei 101 known as the "Taipei World Financial Center",is a landmark skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei,Taiwan. The structural height of this skyscraper is 509 m, Tallest in the world from 2004 to 2010.

2: Abraj Al Bait

Height:                601 Meters

Floors:                120

Country:             Saudi Arabia 

City:                    Mecca

Construction:      2004-2012

Abraj Al-Bait Towers, Also known as the "Mecca Royal Clock Hotel Tower" a building located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This is the tallest clock tower and also the largest clock diameter in the world.

1: Burj Khalifa

Height:                828 Meters

Floors:                163

Country:             United Arab Emirates 

City:                    Dubai

Construction:     2004-2010

Burj Khalifa "Khalifa tower", known as Burj Dubai is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Till now this is the tallest man made structure in the world ever. The total cost for the project is about $1.5 billion US Dollar.


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