Sunday, August 7, 2011

12 tallest building in the World

The Kingdom Tower coming up in Saudi Arabia will displace the Burj Khalifa to take top spot in the list of tallest buildings in the world. But now let's take a quick look at the top 12 tallest building in the World.


1. Burj Khalifa: Dubai's Burj Dubai is currently the tallest building in the world. Height: 2,716 ft. (Reuters)


2. Taipei 101: The Taipei 101 in Taiwan is the second tallest. Height: 1,671 ft. (Reuters)


3. Shanghai World Financial Center: The Shanghai World Financial Center is third. Height: 1,614 ft. (Reuters)


4. Hong Kong's International Commerce Center: Hong Kong's International Commerce Center is fourth. Height: 1,588 ft. (Reuters)


5/6. Petronas Twin Towers: The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur are tied for fifth and sixth tallest. Height: 1,483 ft. (Reuters)


7. Nanjing Greenland Center: The Nanjing Greenland Center in China is the seventh tallest. Height: 1,476 ft. (Reuters)


8. Chicago Willis Towers: Chicago's Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, is the eighth tallest. Height: 1,451 ft. (Reuters)


9. Guangzhou West Tower: The Ghuangzhou West Tower is the ninth tallest. Height: 1,435 feet. (Reuters)



10. Shanghai's Jinmao Tower: Shanghai's Jinmao Tower is the tenth tallest. Height: 1,380 ft. (Reuters)


11. Hong Kong's Two International Financial Center : Hong Kong's Two International Financial Center is the eleventh tallest. Height: 1,362 feet. (Reuters)


12. Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower: Chicago's Trump International Hotel & Tower is the twelfth tallest. Height: 1,326 ft. (Reuters)