Top 5 Largest Buildings in the World:-
Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower), known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a superstructure in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m (2,722 ft).
Architectural style: Neo-futurism
Location: 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Floor count: 163 floors plus 46 maintenance levels in the spire and 2 parking
levels in the basement (Total: 211 floors)
The Shanghai Tower (Shanghai Central Tower) is a megatall skyscraper under construction in Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai. Designed by Gensler and owned by a consortium of Chinese publicly-owned companies, it is the tallest of a group of three head-to-head supertall buildings in Pudong, the other two being the Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. The building stands approximately 632 metres (2,073 ft) high and has 128 stories, with a total floor area of 380,000 m2 (4,090,000 sq ft). Its tiered construction, designed for high energy efficiency and sustainability, provides multiple separate zones for office, retail and leisure use. The Shanghai Tower is projected to open to the public in mid-2015.
Location: Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai
Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower:-
The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, is a government-owned megatall building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. These towers are a part of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project that strives to modernize the city in catering to its pilgrims. The central hotel building has the world’s largest clock face and is the third tallest building and fourth tallest freestanding structure in the world. The building complex is metres away from the world’s largest mosque and Islam’s most sacred site, the Masjid al-Haram. The developer and contractor of the complex is the Saudi Binladin Group, the Kingdom’s largest construction company. The complex was built after the demolition of the Ajyad Fortress, the 18th-century Ottoman citadel which stood atop a hill overlooking the Grand Mosque. The destruction of the fort in 2002 by the Saudi government sparked Turkish and international outcry.
One World Trade Center:-
One World Trade Center (also known as 1 World Trade Center, One WTC and 1 WTC; the current building was dubbed the “Freedom Tower” during initial basework) refers to the main building of the new World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. It is the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere, and the fourth-tallest in the world. The 104-story supertall structure shares a numeric name with the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The new skyscraper stands on the northwest corner of the 16-acre (6.5 ha) World Trade Center site, on the site of the original 6 World Trade Center. The building is bordered by West Street to the west, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Washington Street to the east.
CTF Finance Centre:-
CTF Finance Centre formerly The CTF Guangzhou, Chow Tai Fook Centre or Guangzhou East Tower is a supertall skyscraper under construction in Guangzhou, China. It will be the second of the two Guangzhou Twin Towers skyscrapers overlooking the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Its final height will be 530 metres (1,740 feet) with 111 floors. It is expected to be completed in 2016. The building will be used as a conference centre, hotel, observatory, mall and office building. JW Marriott Marquis is the tower’s hotel component, comprising 273 rooms and suites occupying the 80th to the 111th floors.
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