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Top 10  Skyscraper Rankings in the World.

Top 10  Skyscraper Rankings in the World.

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Top 10  Skyscraper Rankings in the World.

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Top 10  Skyscraper Rankings in the World.

Introducing the "Top 10  Skyscraper Rankings in the World"


Buildings exist in various parts of the world. While having the functions of an office, commercial facility, and condominium, it also serves as a tourist attraction and symbol. It is no exaggeration to say that skyscrapers are a symbol of economic development. In recent years, many countries have been focusing on construction, such as Dubai and China, where economic development is remarkable.

Introducing the "Top 10  Skyscraper Rankings in the World". A building refers to all buildings that have a living space such as offices, hotels, and condominiums. Here, we will introduce the ranking focused on "skyscrapers", which have the highest height among buildings.

 

Top 10 skyscraper rankings including "buildings" and "towers"

1st place|Burj Khalifa (828m, 206th floor)

Burj Khalifa (Burj Khalifa / Burj Khalifa / Bage Khalifa) is a skyscraper located in Dubai, the central city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The height to the tip of the building is 828m. It is the tallest building in the world at the moment (May 2021). "Burj" is the Arabic word for "tower" and "Khalifa" is the second president of the United Arab Emirates, who made a significant contribution to the construction of Burj Khalifa, and Khalifa bin Zayed of Abu Dhabi Emirates Amir. It is named after Mr. Earl Nahiyan.

Burj Khalifa was built as one of the area development projects in downtown Dubai, close to Dubai's business district. The construction plan was launched as a project in line with the policy of economic revitalization (revenue sources other than oil) through tourism and entertainment facilities, which is aimed at by the government of the United Arab Emirates.

Construction started in 2004, but due to repeated height extensions and design reviews, the originally planned completion time was significantly delayed, and it was completed in 2010. It became the symbol of Dubai with the title of the tallest building in the world.

 

2nd place | Shanghai Tower (632m, 128th floor)

Shanghai Tower (Shanghai Tower) is a skyscraper with a height of 632m built-in Pudong New Area, Shanghai, People's Republic of China.

Construction started in 2008 and was completed in 2016, Shanghai Tower won the title of the tallest building in China and became the Landmark Tower of Shanghai.

The center of Shanghai is characterized by "twist" and "fluctuation" designs that resemble a dragon rising to the heavens. It seems that this spiral design also has the function to reduce the wind pressure of the building. The interior of the building is lined with observatories, commercial facilities, event halls, offices, etc., and is also a center of commerce and entertainment.

 

3rd place | Abrage Al Bait Towers (601m, 120th floor)

Abrage Al Bait Towers is a collective term for seven skyscrapers built in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The tallest hotel among these seven buildings, the Mecca Royal Clock Tower Hotel, is the third tallest building in the world, boasting a total height of 601m.

The Mecca Royal Clock Tower Hotel is also considered to be the "highest hotel in the world". The huge clock installed at the top of the hotel, which is a trend mark, is the largest in the world, and the dial can be seen from 25 km away. It has the largest capacity as a hotel and can accommodate 100,000 people at a time.

 

4th | Ping'an International Financial Center (599m, 115th floor)

Ping'an International Financial Center is a skyscraper with a total height of 599m built-in Futian District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China. It is the head office building and commercial facility of Ping An Insurance, a major life insurance company in China. From the observation deck with a panoramic view of Shenzhen, you can enjoy a panoramic view of China's future city.

 

5th place | Goldin Finance 117 (597m, 128th floor)

Goldin Finance 117 is a skyscraper with a total height of 597m built-in Xiqing District, Tianjin City, People's Republic of China.

Construction started in 2008 and was scheduled to be completed in 2014, but the construction was repeatedly canceled. Although completion was delayed until 2021, it was completed as the third tallest skyscraper in China.

 

6th | Lotte World Tower (555m, 123rd floor)

Lotte World Tower is a skyscraper with a total height of 555m built-in Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The building is the center of commerce and entertainment, which is occupied by offices, condominiums, hotels, commercial facilities, etc. It is also a symbol of Seoul as the tallest building in Korea.

 

7th | 1 World Trade Center (541m, 104th floor)

1 World Trade Center is a skyscraper with a total height of 541m in Manhattan, New York City, United States. It was built on the site of the World Trade Center, "Ground Zero," which collapsed due to the terrorist attacks in the United States. Construction began in 2004, and although construction was difficult, it was completed in 2014 as the tallest building in the United States.

 

8th | CTF Finance Center (530m, 111th floor)

CTF Finance Center (Guangzhou Dongta) is a skyscraper with a total height of 530m in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China. On the other side of the main street, the "Guangzhou International Finance Center (Guangzhou West Tower)" with a total height of 440.2m stands, and the two towers are landmarks in central Guangzhou.

 

9th | Tianjin CTF Financial Center (530m, 111th floor)

Tianjin CTF Financial Center is a skyscraper with a total height of 530m in Tianjin, People's Republic of China. The design with its impressive curved glass is said to have a function to suppress shaking caused by an earthquake. The mesh-like tip also has the effect of reducing wind pressure on the building.

 

10th place | CITIC Tower (528m, 108th floor)

CITIC Tower (China Zun) is a skyscraper with a total height of 528m in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. Known as "China Zun", it is a landmark of the city as the tallest building in Beijing. The design with a characteristic curve seems to be the image of the traditional Chinese musical instrument "Son".

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