Top 10 Tallest Buildings in The World
A lot of skyscrapers are being established in all parts of the world. These are considered as markers of the economic progress in the country. It is where business and other economical activity sets is. A country with the most building are said to be fast growing economic aspect. I have listed here the 10 tallest building in the world. Check it and who knows one of them could be standing in your country.
Hotel and Tower of Trump International in USA
Taking the 10th spot for tallest building in the world goes to the Tower and Hotel of Trump International. It is located in the State of Chicago, USA. This building has 92 floors with a total height of 1,389 feet or 423 meters. It has a spire and roof topping. It extends from the major part of the Chicago River and getting there will give you a scenic view of the Michigan Lake. It receives honor and respect after garnering the award from the Apprentice TV Show.
West Tower of Guangzhou in China
The 9th spot for the tallest building in the world goes back to China. The West Tower of Guangzhou is very tall. It had maintained its standard for energy efficiency to public infrastructures. This means that the building is an eco-friendly structure. It has skin facade with wall equipped with airflow system that can assess and evaluate the weather data and modify it. It only shows that the building has its own way of protecting our planet from conserving the power supply consumption.
Tower of Willis in USA
The 8th position goes back to USA. The tower of Willis in the State of Illinois was previously known as the tower of Sears. It has 108 floors or an approximately 442 meters. It was opened to the public last 1973 and known to be the tallest building during that time. It took the title from the Trade Center building in New York. It is the tallest infrastructure in America and 5th in the world. It also earned the 5th spot in the world’s tallest building with a roof.
Greenland Financial Center of Nanjing in China
The 7th place for the tallest building in the world goes back to China. The Greenland Financial Center or Nanjing stands as high as 450 meter or 1,500 feet. It has approximately 89 floors. It has 72 observation floors at 940 feet or 287 meters above the ground. If you get there, you will have the advantage of looking at the scenic view of the bustling city of Nanjing. You can also have a precise look at the River if Yangtze and Ridge mountains of Ningzheng.
Twin Towers of Petronas in Malaysia
The 6th tallest building in the world goes to Malaysia. The Twin Towers of Petronas is located in the heart of the country, Kuala Lumpur. It was ranked as the highest building in the world from the year 1998 until 2004. It was completed in 1996 and formally introduced to the public in the following year. This infrastructure has marked the progress of economy in Malaysia. This only shows that Malaysia is truly Asia.
International Commerce Centre in China
The 5th spot goes back to China again. The Commerce Centre Building has an approximately 118 floors at 1,590 feet or 484 meter above the ground. It was a segment of the Union Square that is established in the Station of Kowloon. It was owned and developed by the Corporation Limited of MTR and Properties of Kai Sun Hung. Hong Kong being the shopping capital of the world makes this as one of their iconic building. It only shows that this independent state of China has something to show to the world how progressive their economy is.
World Financial Center of Shanghai in China
Another spot goes to China. The 4th tallest building in the world has a superb and massive structure that marks the economic development of China. This super high building in Shanghai has 93 floors. It has room for offices, hotels for the visitors, conference rooms to hold meetings and gatherings, observation room to see the scenic view of Shanghai, and malls for shoppers which is located at the base of the building. The Shanghai Park Hyatt hotel has 174 suites and rooms.
Taipei 101 in Taiwan
The 3rd spot and runner up for the tallest building in the world is in Taiwan. The Financial Center of Taiwan is located in the heart of the country, Taipei. It was the tallest building since 2007 until the soft-opening of the tallest building in the world at UAE. This building represents the economic progress and activity in Taiwan.
Mecca Clock Tower
One of the Abraj al bait towers is the Mecca Clock Tower located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, The tallest hotel in world now also hold the record of being the runner up for tallest building in the World, Mecca Clock Tower is 601 meters high (1,972 feet) and it also holds the record for having largest floor area.
Burj Khalifa in UAE
The tallest building in the world goes to UAE. The Dubai’s Burj Khalifa is known to be the tallest building in the world it has a total height of 828 meters or 2,717 feet. The construction started in 2004 and officially opened to the public in 2010. It only shows how the Emirates took the fame and respect from other races in the world.