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World’s tallest buildings

World’s tallest buildings

Buildings completed or being built

 

BuildingStoriesMetresFeetCity, CountryYearArchitects

1

Burj Dubai

160

800

2,640

Dubai, UAE

2008

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

2

Russia Tower

134

648

2,126

Moscow, Russia

2010

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

3

International Business Centre

130

580

1,903

Seoul, South Korea

2008

UN Studio

4

Lotte World II

107

512

1,680

Busan, South Korea

2012

Stephan Huh, Parker Design

5

Taipei 101 Tower

101

509

1,670

Taipei, Taiwan

2004

C.Y. Lee & Partner

6

Shanghai World Financial Center

101

492

1,614

Shanghai, China

2008

Kohn Pedersen Fox

7

Union Square Phase 7

102

474

1,555

Hong Kong, China

2010

Kohn Pedersen Fox

8

Suyong Bay Tower

102

462

1,516

Busan, South Korea

2010

Kohn Pedersen Fox

9

Xujiahui Tower

92

460

1,509

Shanghai, China

2010

John Portman & Associates

10

Petronas Towers 1 & 2

88

452

1,483

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1998

Cesar Pelli

Tallest buildings 2007

 

BuildingStoriesHeight (m)Height (ft)City, CountryYearArchitects

1

Taipei 101 Tower

101

509

1,670

Taipei, Taiwan

2004

C.Y. Lee & Partner

2

Petronas Towers 1

88

452

1,483

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1998

Cesar Pelli

3

Petronas Towers 2

88

452

1,483

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1998

Cesar Pelli

4

Sears Tower

108

442

1,451

Chicago, Il, USA

1974

Bruce Graham

5

Jin Mao Building

88

421

1,381

Shanghai, China

1999

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

6

Two International Finance

88

415

1,362

Hong Kong, China

2003

Cesar Pelli

7

CITIC Plaza

80

391

1,283

Guangzhou, China

1996

DLN Architects

8

Shun Hing Square

69

384

1,260

Shenzhen, China

1996

K.Y. Cheung

9

Empire State Building

102

381

1,250

New York, NY, USA

1931

Shreve, Lamb and Harmon

10

Central Plaza

78

374

1,227

Hong Kong, China

1992

Ng Chun Man

Source : Emporis