According to latest lists published by The Tower Info and The Skyscraper Center Database, we look at the top 10 tallest buildings in the world and highest structures on Earth.
Since 2010, the world’s highest tallest buildings in the world the Burj Khalifa retained its name. Other entities on the list of the highest structures in the world include the Shanghai Tower, Abraj Al-Bait and the Ping An International Finance Centre.
In latest years, the development of towns and cities has risen at a very vertical pace, whether due to innovation or land scarcity. Indeed, there seems to be a lot of competition between cities to see who can build the most impressive tallest buildings in the world. Having the world’s highest construction can bring tourism income and glory to its host town, even though it’s not a title that many towns hold on to for a long time. As far as skyscrapers are concerned, world trends are evolving. Twenty years ago, North America used to have 75% of the highest structures, but today this has moved to Asia and the Middle East. Buildings continue to grow greater, higher and higher thanks to the wonder of contemporary engineering that is constantly changing with the times.
This is a list of the tallest buildings in the world and highest structured. This implies that the list does not include towers such as radio towers or observation towers, but only man-made structures intended for living in or office work.
1. Burj Khalifa
Complete in 2010, the Burj Khalifa (also known as the Burj Dubai) is 2,723 ft high and has maintain its eight-year status as the world’s tallest construction. This name is probable to be retain until completion of the 3,000-plus ft high Jeddah tower, which started building in 2013. There are 163 floors above ground at the Burj Khalifa, with only one below. With 900 flats and 304 hotel rooms, these floors are split between office, retail and residential room. The tower was also built by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. For the lowest amount of lifts in the top 10, the Burj Khalifa is unexpectedly link to the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, with a mere 58 vehicles traveling 10 meters.