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Thursday, 23 January 2014

10 Tallest Skyscrapers in the World

LIST OF THE WORLD 10 tallest skyscraper


# building, city, height in meters, the height in feet, floors, Year

  1. Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai) , Dubai, 828 m, 2,717 ft, 163, 2010
  2. Makkah Clock Royal Tower Hotel , Mecca, 601 m, 1,972 ft, 120, 2012
  3. One World Trade Center , New York City, 541.3 m, 1,776 ft, 110, 2014
  4. Taipei 101 , Taipei, 508 m, 1,667 ft, 101, 2004
  5. Shanghai World Financial Center , Shanghai, 492 m, 1,614 ft, 101, 2008
  6. International Commerce Centre , Hong Kong 484 m, 1,588 ft, 108, 2010
  7. Petronas Tower 1 , Lumpur, 452 m, 1,483 ft, 88 1998 Kuala
  8. Petronas Tower 2 , Kuala Lumpur, 452 m, 1,483 ft, 88, 1998
  9. Zifeng Tower , Nanjing, 450 m, 1,476 ft, 66, 2010
  10. Sears Tower (Willis Tower) , Chicago, 442 m, 1,451 ft, 108, 1974


List of tallest skyscraper in the world

Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 2010 (828 m)
Client: Emaar Properties
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, SOM
Structural Engineer: Bill Baker (SOM)
Official name: Burj Khalifa Also Known As: Burj Dubai 
Type : Skyscrapers (Megatall) + 600 meters Height: 828 meters (2717 feet)
Structure: concrete and steel superstructure area: 464,511 m²
Use: Mixed (office, residential, hotel, Lookout Observation) Plants: 163
Type: Architecture Hybrid Architectural
Style: Modern, High-tech



One World Trade Center
in Manhattan, New York City, USA in 2014 (541.3 m)
Client: PANYNJ Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Architect: David Childs | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantor Seinuk
Official Name: One World Trade Center Alternative Names: 1 World Trade Center , Freedom Tower ( Freedom Tower )
Type: (Supertall + 300 m) skyscraper Site Area: 75,000 m² Living Tower: 325.279 m² / 3,501,274 ft ² Plants: 104, and 5 Basement Architectural Height: 1776 feet (541.3 meters)
Structure: composite steel and concrete
Primary Use: Office Plants: 110 Lifts: 73, level 10.16 m / s
Type: Hybrid Architecture
The style of Architecture: Sustainable Architecture, postmodern, Deconstructivism, High-tech | Eco-Tech (tech)




Taipei 101
Taipei, Taiwan in 2004 (508 m)
Client: Taipei Financial Center Corporation Architect: CY Lee & Partners
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Engineering Evergreen Category: Skyscrapers (Super-Tall) + 300 meters
Architectural Height: 508 meters Plants : 101 Area: 357.719 m²
Lifts: 61, Speed ​​16.8 m / s
Usage: Mixed
Type: Hybrid Architecture Architectural
style: Oriental Revivalism









Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai, China 2008 (492 m)
Client: Shanghai World Financial Center Corporation
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates KPF
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Associates-LERA Category: Skyscrapers (Super-Tall) + 300 meters
Height: 492 meters
Area: 381,600 m²
Use: Mixed
Plants: 101
Type: Hybrid Architecture Architectural
style: Postmodern







Petronas Towers
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1,998 (452 m)
Client: KLCC Property Holdings Berhad
Architect: Cesar Pelli & Associates
Structural Engineer: Thornton-Tomasetti Engineers United States, and Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Category: Skyscrapers (Super- Tall) + 300 meters
Tower height: 452 meters
Area: 341,760 m²
Floors: 88
Use: mixed, offices, convention center, Auditorium, Library, the viewport Type: Hybrid Architecture Architectural
style: Islamic Renewal





Willis Tower (Sears Tower)
Chicago, Illinois, USA in 1974 (442 m)
Client: Sears Roebuck & Co Architect: Bruce Graham (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, SOM)
Structural Engineer: Fazlur Khan (SOM Engineering)
Category: Skyscrapers Rainbow (Supertall) 300 meters
Architectural Height: 442 meters
Plants: 110
Usage: mixed, offices, gazebo observation called "Skydeck" and restaurant area: 416,000 m²
Former Name: Sears Tower
Architectural Style: International Style







Below are the skyscrapers became the highest in the world at a given moment in history or has made a remarkable part of the list of the top 10:






KK100
Shenzhen, China TFP Farrells 2011 (442 m)


















Guangzhou International Finance Centre
Guangzhou, China Wilkinson Eyre Architects 2010 (439 m)
















Chicago Trump Tower
Chicago, Illinois, USA Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, SOM 2009 (423m)




















Empire State Building
Manhattan, New York Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates one thousand nine hundred and thirty-one (381 m)


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