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Burj Khalifa tower (World’s Tallest Buildings)

Burj Khalifa tower


World’s Tallest Buildings

Ever since the beginning of history, man has been aiming to construct the tallest structure or tower or building in the globe. Presently, such subject is an issue for discussion because of the numerous structures that are arising and it’s somehow related to the political intentions of several countries. Despite the economic problems presently moving through worldwide financial system, the world is in the midpoint of an extraordinary surge in high-rise buildings. So the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat arranged to account every factor in the creation of tall structures and will judge which are the tallest worldwide and such is further discussed below.


Based on their research, the tallest building globally is the Sears Towers located in Chicago, Illinois, since 1973 until year 1976. It presents around 4 million square feet of business and workplace space with 110 stories. Another one of the tallest structures, is the Empire state Building. It was the highest building worldwide for over 30 years. This building also belongs as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It peaks to one thousand, two hundred and fifty feet with 102 floors, offering a commercial space of more than two hundred thousand square feet. Also globally known to be the highest superstructures are the Petronas Twin towers, when assessed in terms of elevation they’re 1,483 feet, from the primary entry to the architectural peak. They’re identified as the tallest twin buildings in the world and are situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Next is, the Jin Mao Building, highest tower in China, soaring to up to 88 stories and has 24,000 square meter land area. Taipei 101 is the highest structure in Asia, with a total of 106 stories plus 5 underground stories. However, since it’s launching on January 2010, elevating up to 828m or 2717 feet, the official tallest man-made tower ever constructed in the globe is Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE.


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