Discover The Tallest Buildings Around The World
New skyscʀᴀᴘᴇrs are being planned and constructed all around the world that are getting taller and more stunning. Find out which structures are now the tallest in the world, as well as their locations and distinctive features, by reading this article.
Since it was finished in 2010, Dubai, Uɴɪᴛᴇᴅ Aʀᴀʙ Eᴍɪʀᴀᴛᴇs’ Burj Khalifa has held the title of highest building in the world. The Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed structure has 163 storeys and a towering 828 meters in height. The Burj Khalifa is one of Dubai’s most recognizable structures. However, Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower, which could be its replacement, has already begun construction: This ambitious construction project, which began in 2013, is expected to surpass the existing record holder by a significant margin at one kilometer in height.
Shanghai Tower, a building in Shanghai, Cʜɪɴᴀ, is 632 meters tall, about 200 meters less than Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The world’s fastest elevators, which climb Shanghai Tower at a rate of 18 meters per second, are located there.
Lotte World Tower
With its 554 meters, the Lotte World Tower, another design by Kohn Pedersen Fox, is ranked sixth. The Seoul-based The Tower, which was completed in 2016, is now the tallest building in Sᴏᴜᴛʜ Kᴏʀᴇᴀ. The skyscʀᴀᴘᴇr has a seven-star hotel and towers over the Northeast Asia Trade Tower by more than 200 meters.
One World Trade Center
As of today, One World Trade Center in New York City, which topped out at 541 meters on May 10, 2013, ranks as the seventh-tallest building in the entire world. It is also the tallest skyscʀᴀᴘᴇr in New York City, trailing 13 meters behind in seventh position. On the site of the former World Trade Center, which was demolished by the terrorist ᴀᴛᴛᴀᴄᴋs of September 11, 2001, the structure was erected.
CTF Finance Centre
The CTF Finance Centre in Guangzhou, which was finished in 2016, is a mixed-use tower including office space, a hotel, apartments, and a shopping mall in its platform. It is now the eighth-tallest skyscʀᴀᴘᴇr in the world. It is exactly 530 meters taller than Tianjin CTF Finance Center, the next-tallest building.