Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World: Know Which is the Tallest Skyscraper
There is a rising trend of international competition to create the world's tallest buildings by the year 2022. That has been increasing over the past few years. Recent advancements in technology and materials have made incredible heights feasible. in this article, we will provide brief information about these amazing skyscrapers that are the trending Tallest Buildings in the World.
As everyone knows, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest structure in the world as of 2019 with a height of 828 meters above ground, which is nearly double the height of Petronas Towers. Which used to be the highest building in the world less than twenty years ago, the change is fairly noticeable. In 2020, the Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia will surpass Burj Khalifa as the world's tallest structure.
828 meters (2717 feet)
The Burj Khalifa is an exceedingly tall skyscraper in Dubai that was named after the leader of the United Arab Emirates, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. At 828 meters, it is the tallest skyscraper in the world in 2022. (2,717 feet). Before its opening, the structure was known as Burj Dubai. The building is 162 stories tall, and its construction began in 2004.
The structure was inaugurated on January 4, 2010. It is the tallest man-made building in the world. The structure is around 300 meters taller than Taipei 101. Taipei 101 was the tallest building until 2010 when the Burj Khalifa surpassed it. The estimated cost of construction is $1.5 billion.
|Floor Count||128 Above Ground 3 Below Ground|
|Height||632 meters (2073 feet)|
The Shanghai Tower is a 128-story skyscraper located in Pudong, Lujiazui, Shanghai. It is 632 meters tall (2073 feet). In 2017, it had the second-highest lift in the world, with a top speed of 74 kilometers per second (46 miles per second).
Since 1993, planning models for the Lujiazui Financial District have envisioned a cluster of three supertall towers. The Jin Mao Tower was built in 1999, and the Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) was inaugurated in 2008. In 2022, Shanghai Tower is the second-tallest structure in the world. The tower's building cost was estimated at $2.4 billion.
Abraj Al Bait
|Location||Mecca, Saudi Arabia|
|Floor Count||120 (Clock Tower)|
|Height||601 meters (1972 feet)|
The Abraj Al-Bait is a complex of seven towers owned by the state of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. These towers are a component of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project, which seeks to enhance the city's pilgrims' dining facilities. The Central Hotel Tower, Mecca Royal Clock Tower is the world's largest clock face, one of the world's ten tallest structures in 2022, and the world's tallest freestanding structure.
The Clock Tower contains the Clock Tower Museum, which occupies the tower's upper four levels. Abraj Al-Bait is one of the world's highest structures in 2022. The estimated cost of construction is $15 billion.
Ping An Finance Center
|Floor Count||115 + 5 Underground Floors|
|Height||599 meters (1965 feet)|
The 115-story, 599-meter (1,965-foot) Ping An International Finance Center is located in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. The skyscraper was commissioned by Ping An Insurance and designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, an American architectural firm.
It was completed in 2017, making it the highest structure in Shenzhen, the second-tallest structure in China, and the fourth-tallest structure in the world by 2022. It also broke the record for the tallest observation deck in a structure measuring 562 meters (1,844 feet) in height. The estimated cost of construction is $1.5 billion.
Lotte World Tower
|Location||Seoul, South Korea|
|Floor Count||123 + 6 Underground Floors|
|Height||554.5 meters (1819 feet)|
The Lotte World Tower is a 123-story, 555.7 m (1,823 ft) skyscraper in Seoul, South Korea. It opened to the public on April 3, 2017, and is now the tallest structure in South Korea and one among the top ten tallest structures in the world by 2022.
Before the last phase of outside construction was completed on March 17, 2016, the Diagrid Lantern-shaped roof structure was completed. The roof structure was created with 12-foot-tall and 20-ton-heavy steel equivalents. The models are created from 6 cm thick bent metal panels.
One World Trade Center
|Location||New York City, United States|
|Floor Count||94 + 5 Underground Floors|
|Height||541.3 meters (1776 feet)|
The One World Trade Center, sometimes referred to as the One WTC or Freedom Tower is the centerpiece of the new World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Its height of 1,776 feet (541 m) makes it the highest structure in the United States and one of the top 10 tallest structures in the world in 2022.
It is mostly utilized in offices. People can view the city from an observatory's vantage point above it. On November 8, 2013, Chicago and New York City architects began debating the height of the One World Trade Center and the Willis Tower. They speculated that Willis Tower might be taller than One World Trade Center.
A committee agreed on November 12 that the building's antenna is an integral element of the structure, making One World Trade Center taller than Willis Tower. WTC is one of the world's highest skyscrapers.
Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre
|Floor Count||11 + 5 Underground Floors|
|Height||530 meters (1739 feet)|
The Guangzhou Chow Tai Fook Finance Center is a 530-meter (1,739-foot) tall mixed-use skyscraper that was completed in October 2016 in Guangzhou, Guangdong. It is the tallest skyscraper in Guangzhou and the third-tallest in China. In 2022, it is the eighth highest in the world.
The Guangzhou CTF Finance Center consists of 111 above-ground and five below-ground floors in addition to a shopping mall, offices, residences, and a hotel. The skyscraper has a gross floor space of 507,681.0 m2 (5,464,633 sq ft), of which slightly more than 20% is not part of the tower but is joined to it through a platform.
Tianjin CTF Finance Centre
|Floor Count||97 Floors|
|Height||530 meters (1739 feet)|
The Tianjin CTF Finance Center is a skyscraper of extraordinary height in Tianjin, China. 2013 saw the beginning of construction, which was concluded in 2019. The tower is the second-highest structure in Tianjin, after Goldin Finance 117, the eighth-tallest structure in the world in 2022, and the tallest structure with fewer than 100 stories.
It is located in the Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Zone's outer district. The Tianjin CTF Finance Center is a collaboration between Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, and Ronald Lu & Partners.
|Floor Count||109 + 8 ground|
|Height||527 meters (1731 feet)|
The CITIC Tower is a supertall building in Beijing's Central Business District. It is widely known as China Zun. The 109-story, 528-meter (1,732-foot) edifice is the tallest in the city, towering 190 meters above China World Trade Center Tower III. The CITIC Tower overtook China World Trade Center Tower III on August 18, 2016, becoming the tallest structure in Beijing.
The tower was structurally topped on July 9, 2017, and fully topped on August 18, 2017. It was finished at the end of 2018, making the CITIC Tower the highest structure to be built in 2018. China Zun is one of the world's ten tallest buildings in 2022.
|Floor Count||101 Floors|
|Height||509 meters (1671 feet)|
Taipei 101 is a 101-story skyscraper in Taipei, People's Republic of China (Taiwan). It replaced Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) as the tallest skyscraper in the world in 2004. In 2010, however, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai surpassed it.
Taipei 101 is not the highest skyscraper from the ground to the top of its peak. At the top of the Sears Tower are two television antennas, which are up to 527 meters in height. Taipei 101 is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world. Taipei 101 is the world's ninth tallest building in 2022. The tower's construction was anticipated to cost $1.895 billion.
Due to the rapid development of skyscrapers, things are subject to change; the content below will be periodically updated. Updates occur irregularly, typically in response to changes in the state of buildings, such as when a new building is completed or topped off.