Over the years, building companies and investors have invested in tall buildings in different parts of the world. With various design structures, giant buildings that run several feet high have come up signifying major landmarks. If you are in UK, you can Burn the Floor at Shaftesbury Theatre building. Here is a list of the top 10 world tallest buildings.
Burj Khalifa towers
Burj Khalifa is the tallest building located in Sheikh Zayed Street in Dubai UAE. The building was completed in the year 2010 and measures 2717 ft. The tower has 160 floors. With its big development making headlines, many international businesses rented the office spaces and other apartments for their use. It forms a tourist attraction in Dubai.
Also known as the Taipei Finance Center, the building is 101 floors high measuring 509 meters. By 2003 it was considered the world tallest. The building took 6 years to complete in 2004. It uses strong steels and glass. At the top of the skyscraper is a ball shaped damper used to protect the building against typhoons and earthquakes.
Shanghai World Financial Center
This forms one of the world skyscrapers built in the Shanghais Pudong District in China. It houses offices, conference rooms, decks for observation, offices and shopping malls at the basements. Inside is one of the best hotels in the world, Park Hyatt with 174 rooms. The building is 1,614ft high. It is one of the best-designed structures in the world.
International Commerce Center
The ICC Tower is located din Hong Kong’s Kowloon district and measures 1,588ft with 118 floors. This skyscraper was completed in 2010 and. It is ranked as the fifth tallest building in the world. It was constructed in phases since 2007 to the year 2010 with its grand opening in 2011.
The Petronas Tower is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The building was completed in 1998 and measures 1,483ft. It has 89 floors. It is a twin tower building forming the Kuala Lumpur landmark. It houses world recognized business offices like the Bloomberg and IBM.
Nanjing Greenland Financial Center
The building is located in Chinas Nanjing district. It measures 1,476ft with 89 floors. It was completed in the year 2009. It is considered a good place for office building as well as other important activities for both local and international business.
The Willis Tower is built in USA, Chicago area. It is among the oldest building completed in 1973 and measures 1,451ft with 108 floors. The skyscraper forms one of the top tourist attractions in Chicago with mullions visiting each year. It houses some of the world best companies in the world like the United Airlines.
Guangzhou West Tower
Located in Guangzhou China, the building has 103 floors and measures 1,444ft with good conference facilities, classic hotel and business offices. It was completed in 2009.
Jin Mao Towers
The Tower has 88 floors and measures 1,380ft. The tower building was completed in 1998 famous for its office space and the famous Hyatt hotel.
Trump International Hotel Tower
Located in USA soil, the building stands at 1,389 ft with 92 floors. It is composed of office space, retails shopping space and parking. The building was completed in 2009 and is built within Chicago Ri