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Continuing our top 10 ranges, today, we will introduce you one of the most interesting topics which is called top 10 tallest buildings around the world. This top of tallest buildings includes skyscrapers with continuously floors and a height of at least 508m.
The Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) and a roof height (excluding antenna) of 828 m (2,717 ft). The Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in 2009. Construction of the Burj Khalifa began in 2004, with the exterior completed five years later in 2009. The primary structure is reinforced concrete. The building was opened in 2010 as part of a new development called Downtown Dubai.
2. Shanghai Tower
The Shanghai Tower is a 632-metre (2,073 ft), 128-story megatall skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, and Shanghai. It shares the record of having the world’s highest observation deck within a building or structure at 562 m, and the world’s second-fastest elevators at a top speed of 20.5 meters per second (74 km/h; 46 mph. It is the world’s second-tallest building by height to architectural top.
3.Abraj Al Bait
The next one of the top 10 tallest buildings around the world is Abraj Al Bait which has a height of 601m. The Abraj Al-Bait is a government-owned megatall complex of seven skyscraper hotels in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The central hotel tower, the Makkah Royal Clock Tower, A Fairmont Hotel, has the world’s largest clock face and is the third-tallest building in the world.
4. Ping An Finance Centre
Ping An International Finance Centre is a 115-storey megatall skyscraper in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The building was commissioned by Ping An Insurance and designed by the American architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. It was completed in 2017, becoming the tallest building in Shenzhen, the 2nd tallest building in China and the 4th tallest building in the world. So it is occupied the 4the place in our top 10 tallest buildings.
5. Lotte World Tower
Lotte World Tower is a 123-floor, 555-metre (1,821 ft) supertall skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea. It opened to the public on April 11, 2017 and is currently the tallest building in South Korea, and is the 5th tallest building in the world.
6.One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City (541 m). One WTC is the tallest building in the United States, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the sixth-tallest in the world. The building is bounded by West Street to the west, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Washington Street to the east.
7. Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre
The Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre is a 1,739-foot (530 m) tall mixed-use skyscraper in Guangzhou, Guangdong, which was completed in October 2016. It is the tallest completed building in Guangzhou and the seventh-tallest in the world. The skyscraper has a gross floor area of 5,464,633 square feet (507,681.0 m2), of which a little over 20% is not part of the skyscraper itself, but of the podium connected to it.
8. Tianjin CTF Finance Centre
The Tianjin CTF Finance Centre is located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area, an outer district of Tianjin, China. It has a total height of 530 m.
9. China Zun
CITIC Tower is a supertall skyscraper in the final stages of construction located in the Central Business District of Beijing which is called China Zun. The 108-storey, 528 m (1,732 ft) building is the tallest in the city, surpassing that of the China World Trade Center Tower III by 190 metres.
10. Taipei 101
Taipei 101 formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center. It is a landmark supertall skyscraper in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The height of the building is 508 m. The building was officially classified as the world tallest from its opening in 2004 until the 2010 completion of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
Source: Text, Image credit; Wikipedia
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