As life goes on, we are becoming dependent on technology. The far i can say, we can’t think a day without technology. In every spaces of our life technology is used for many purposes. So, of course with the help of technology many construction companies have already created many stunning and beautiful buildings in our planet.
Day by day making tallest buildings competition is increasing. Countries , known as developed country, want to have the most tallest buildings of their own. That is why this world already got many tallest and largest buildings. Today i am going to discuss about some of these tallest buildings.Let’s check it out-
Shanghai World Financial Center is number ten in the list of top ten tallest buildings. It is situated in China. Making of this building started on 7 August 1997. Height of this tower is 1614 feet. It took 11 years to complete the task. In 28 August 2008, this tower opened for all kind of people. Let’s see the details at a glance-
started construction – 7 august 1997
completed construction – 2008
opened for people – 28 august 2008
location – Pudong, Shanghai, China
total cost – 1.20 billion dollar
height – 1614 feet
total number of flor – 101 ( below more 3 )
total number of elevators – 91
owner – shanghai world financial center co.
architect – Kohn Pedersen Fox
Taipei. This tower is number in the list of top ten tallest buildings. From 2004 to 2010 Taipei considered as the most tallest building. However after that time more tallest buildings were made and Taipei got behind of these new coming tallest buildings. Construction of this tower started in 1999 and completed the task in 2004. That means just in 5 years its construction was completed. Too soon(!). However, this tower opened for all kind of people in 31 December 2004. 1.93 billion dollar was paid to make this 1671 feet tallest building. Taipei has 101 floor in total and also has 61 elevator in total. Total number of area of Taipei is 4440100 square feet. C.Y. Lee & Partners got the task to make a Taipei’s design and construction. Okay , by the way, you can visit Taipei’s official website from here –
China Zun is in number eight. This building is also in China. Haha China is in fire to make tallest buildings. By the way, construction of this building is not completed yet. But it is expected that by the end of 2019 construction of this building will be completed. Specifically in Asia China Zun is considered as the ninth number of tallest buildings. Making of this building actually started in 19 September 2011. 1.93 Billion dollar is invested to make this 1732 feet tall building. It has a total number of 108 floors of its own. Nice. Area of China Zun is 4600000 square feet.
Guangzhou CTF Finance Center is in number seven. This is also situated in China (OMG 😀 ). It also took few years than other tallest buildings to complete its construction. Basically in 2009 its construction started and completed in 2016. That means it took 7 years, right ? Yeah. Even in Asia, it also takes the seventh place । This building opened for all kind of people in 2016. However, This building’s height is 1739 feet and has a number of 116 floors including 95 elevators. Total number of area of this Finance Center is 5464633 square feet. OMG, yes, Kohn Pedersen Fox got the task of designing and construction of this building and New World Development was in developing section of Guangzhou . isn’t it amazing ?
Now number six. One World Trade Center is in the sixth position of the top ten tallest buildings. This trade center is located in New York, America. It also took 7 years like Guangzhou to complete the construction. In 27 April its construction started and completed in 2014. Yeah just in 7 years it completed. This trade center opened for everyone n 3 November 2014. Total number of cost is 3.9 billion dollar to make this 1776 feet tallest building. It has 99 floors including 73 elevators. Great.. Area of this trade center is 3501274 square feet.
David Childsb, Daniel Libeskind , Hill International, The Louis Berger Group got the task of designing and construction of this trade center.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was in developing section.
Lotte World Tower, situated in 300 Olympic-ro, Jamsil 6(yuk)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea, a nice supertall skyscraper, is in fifth position. Here you can get the facility of office, hotel and many more. But you know it took just 5 years to complete the construction. Construction for this tower started in 1 February 2011 and completed in 22 December 2016. (OMG 😛 ) . Opened for everyone in 3 April 2017.Total height of this tower is 1823 feet and has a total number of 129 floors. Area of this tower is actually 3273100 square feet. Kohn Pedersen Fox ( again ) got the task of design and construction. Lotte Engineering & Construction was in developing section.
You can visit their official website from here- www.lwt.co.kr
China comes again dude. :B . Fourth tallest building is, actually situated in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, a 115-storey, 599 m super tall skyscraper. Almost 7 years have passed to complete its construction. In 2010 construction for this building started and in 2017 its journey completed and also opened for every people after it became completed. Total cost to make 1965 feet tall Lotte Finance Center is 1.5 billion . Ping An Life Insurance Company of China is the owner of Lotte. Lotte has 116 floors and 80 elevators. Area of this finance center is 4153990 square feet. Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates ( again ) got its design and construction task. Ping An Life Insurance Company of China was in developing section.
Makkah Royal Clock Tower , the third tallest building, is situated in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.. It is actually a Mixed use of Hotel and Residential. Cost for Makkah crossed all other cost of making tallest buildings. Do you know how much money paid for Makkah Royal Tower ???? In total 15 billion dollar paid to make this construction. Making of this tower started in 2004 and got completed in 2011. After completed it opened soon for all kind of people to visit. Height of Makkah Royal Tower is 1972 feet. It has 124 floors in total and has 96 elevators of its own. Area of Makkah Royal Tower is 3353680 square feet. SL Rasch GmbH and Dar Al-Handasah Architects got the task of design and construction. <3
Shanghai Tower, second tallest building, situated in 501 Yincheng Middle Rd, Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai. It is also in China. So guys, we can see that maximum of tallest buildings is in China. Shanghai Tower has the world’s highest observation deck within a building, and the world’s second-fastest elevators at a top speed of 20.5 metres per second. (OMG :O ) Construction of Shanghai started in 2008 and completed in 6 September 2014. So it took 6 years to complete. Yeah.
And after completed it opened soon for people. Total cost for Shanghai is 15.7 billion dollar. Shanghai Tower Construction and Development is the owner of Shanghai. 2073 feet tall Shanghai has 133 floors in total including 106 elevators. Area of this tower is 4092100 feet. Jun Xia (Gensler) TJAD got the task of design and construction.
Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper, is in the first position of the top ten tallest buildings in the world ,situated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Just in 5 years construction for this skyscraper is completed. After completing its construction in 2009, till now it is considered as the tallest building than others. In 4 January 2010 it opened for everyone for visit. Total cost for Burj Khalifa is 1.5 billion dollar. Height is 2722 feet and has 163 floors in total including 57 elevators. Emaar Properties Height is the owner of Burj Khalifa. Area of this beautiful
skyscraper is 3331100 square feet. Adrian Smith, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill got the task of design and construction. You can also have visit in their official website from here – www.burjkhalifa.ae
N.B — Data was collected from internet. If you find any wrong notify me. 🙂 Happy reading.