Debroo.com – Skyscrapers are no longer a good thing. The reason is, there are so many buildings towering all over the world. The predicate of the tallest building currently held by the Burj Khalifah in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In addition, there are several others who also entered the ranks of the world’s tallest buildings.
1. Burj Khalifa, Dubai
As previously explained, Burj Khalifa, Dubai is the highest building in the world today. The height is almost 2,717 feet or 828 meters. This building was officially opened on January 4, 2010, which was made by Skindmore architecture, Owings, and also Merril. The originator was Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktour.
2. Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China
Meanwhile for the second highest building in the world is the Shanghai Tower, China. This Shanghai Tower has a building height of 2,073 feet or 632 meters. This building was built in Lujiazuli, Pudong, Shanghai with 121 levels and an area of 380,000 square.
3. Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower, Mecca
Also called the Makkah Royal Clock Tower, the building designed by architects from Dar Al Handasah Architects can be reached on foot from the Grand Mosque. The Abraj Al-Bait complex has several towers that can accommodate thousands of pilgrims who come to the city. This area reaches 1.5 million square meters. His own height reached 1,971 feet or about 601 meters.
4. Ping An Finance Center, Shenzhen, China
The fourth highest building is Ping An Finance Center or known as the Ping An IFC. The height of this skyscraper is 1,965 feet or 599 meters. The maker of this building is an architecture that originated from the land of Uncle Sam, Kohn Pederson Fox Associates.
5. Goldin Finance 117
Has a height of 1,959 feet, equivalent to 597 meters, Goldin Finance 117 is the fifth highest building in the world. Also known as China 117 Tower, this building in China was originally scheduled to be completed in 2014. But because there are obstacles, in 2010 the construction was only completed in 2017 and will soon be opened in 2018.
6. Lotte World Tower, Seoul
Lotte World Tower in Seoul is currently the sixth tallest building in the world. His height reached 1,823 feet, equivalent to 555 meters. In South Korea itself, this building is now the highest after surpassing Northeast Asia Trade Tower which holds the previous record with a height of 305 meters.
7. One World Trade Center, New York City
Next is the One World Trade Center in New York. Also known as Freedom Tower, this building was created by architect David Childs who is the owner of the Skidmore, Owings, and Merril companies who also built the tallest building in the world today, Burj Khalifa, Dubai. The height of this building is 1,776 feet or equivalent to 541 meters.
8. CTF Finance Center, Guangzhou China
Located in Guangzhou, China this skyscraper has an altitude of 1,740 feet or equivalent to 530 meters. The construction of this building has been started since September 29, 2009, and has been opened in October 2016. This building is used for many things, such as conference centers, hotels, observations, office buildings and also malls.
9. Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan
Designed by C.Y. Lee and his colleagues, Taipei 101 has a development phase that takes quite a long time, starting from 1999 to 2004. Originally known as the Taipei WWorldFinancial Center, which has been put in since 2004 in one of the tallest buildings in this world. The height reaches 1,670 feet or 509 meters.
10. Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China
The last is the Shanghai World Center which is located in Puthe dong district, Shanghai, China. Its height is 1,614 feet, equivalent to 492 meters. This skyscraper building was established on August 27, 1997, and was completed in 2008. The opening itself was carried out on August 28, 2008. There are offices, hotels, museums, malls, and observation rooms.
For those of you who are bored with the tourist destinations that are just, one of the above skyscrapers can be visited.