What are the Top 5 Tallest Building in the World 2016
In the world, many strongest and tallest buildings exist. But we are describing top five tallest buildings in the world.
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5. Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan
Taipei 101 standing at 1669 feet. It has 101 floors with five undergrounds floors. It designed by C.Y. Lee And partners. It constructs by KTPT. The New year is the perfect occasion for visiting this building. It has been awarded by LEED as tallest and largest green building. This building has segments, and each segment contains eight floors.
4. One World Trade Center, New York City, USA
One World trade center is the 4tH largest building in the world. World trade center is also called the Freedom Tower. It is a height of 1776 feet. It has 104 stories. It is the tallest building in the USA. Trade Center has 104 stories designed by M. Childs of Skidmore, Owings, and Merril. Designers claim that they have life safety system. Recently includes National September 11 Memorial and Museum and redesigned world trade center. The attacks on trade center killed 2763 people in September 2001.
3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Makkah Royal Tower known as Abraj Al Bait. It is a government- owned building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Binladin Group the largest construction company construct this complex. It designed by German Architect Mahmoud Bodo Rasch and his firm SL Rasch Gmbh. It is 1971 feet long. It has 120 floors. This building completed in 8 years. This building has an incredible number of works that describe the culture and society of Saudi Arabia. Royal Tower has Residential apartments for permanent residents, hotel rooms, and conference center. In this building include a large prayer room where 10,000 people can offer prayer at one time.
Makkah Royal Tower has a five-story shopping mall. It has an Islamic Museum and a Lunar Observation Center to see the moon in the Holy Months. 21000 white and green lights fix at the top of the tower for the signal the time of prayers. 16 bands of vertical light shoot up into the sky on special occasion.
2. Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China
Shanghai Tower completed in March 2014 after eight years of Construction. It stands 2073 feet tall. It has 121 floors and five floors more that is underground. Architect name of Shanghai Tower is Gensler. It is one of three supertall skyscrapers in Shanghai Lujiazui. Other two are Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center. This building consists of 320 hotel rooms and 1100 parking space.
1. Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is also known as the Burj Dubai. Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It long as 2717 feet and has 163 floors. This building completed in 6 years. It was officially opened in 2010. Burj Khalifa designed by Skidmore, Owings, and Merril, they also designed Willis Tower and one world trade center New York. This building consists of 30,000 residences, nine hotels, seven-acre parkland, 19 residential towers, a shopping mall and 30-acre man-made lake.