Sunday, January 17, 2010

Tallest Buildings in the World

Tallest Towers (below) are from Wikipedia list.
Tall building graphic From Burj Dubai website: (missing Shanghai WFC)
Comparison picture of tall buildings from Info Please:
Rank ↓Building[A][3] ↓City ↓Country ↓Height ↓Floors ↓Built ↓
1Burj KhalifaDubai UAE828 m2,717 ft1602010
2Taipei 101Taipei Taiwan (ROC)509 m1,671 ft1012004
3Shanghai World Financial CenterShanghai China (PRC)492 m1,614 ft1012008
4International Commerce CentreHong Kong Hong Kong483 m1,584 ft1182009[C]
5=Petronas Tower 1Kuala Lumpur Malaysia452 m1,483 ft881998
5=Petronas Tower 2Kuala Lumpur Malaysia452 m1,483 ft881998
7Nanjing Greenland Financial CenterNanjing China (PRC)450 m1,476 ft892009[D]
8Willis TowerChicago United States442 m1,451 ft1081973
9Guangzhou West TowerGuangzhou China (PRC)440 m1,444 ft1032009[C]
10Trump International Hotel and TowerChicago United States423 m1,362 ft962009[C]
11Jin Mao TowerShanghai China (PRC)421 m1,380 ft881998
12Two International Finance CentreHong Kong Hong Kong416 m1,362 ft882003
13CITIC PlazaGuangzhou China (PRC)391 m1,283 ft801997
14Shun Hing SquareShenzhen China (PRC)384 m1,260 ft691996
15Empire State BuildingNew York City United States381 m1,250 ft1021931
16Central PlazaHong Kong Hong Kong374 m1,227 ft781992
17Bank of China TowerHong Kong Hong Kong367 m1,205 ft721990
18Bank of America TowerNew York City United States366 m1,200 ft542008
19Almas TowerDubai UAE363 m1,191 ft682009
20Emirates Office TowerDubai UAE355 m1,163 ft542000