Over the years,technology has grown by leaps and bounds. This has allowed architects to come up with some truly amazing structures. In developed countries, there are numerous tall buildings and structures which captures the attention of people. We all know about Burj Khalifa and how it has rapidly become a popular tourist spot because of its tallness. There are many other tall buildings in the world. I decided to compile a list of the tallest buildings in the world and add to the knowledge of the readers. These tallest buildings in the world are equipped with the latest architect technology and are well-known throughout the world because of their size and tallness.Here we present your the world’s tallest buildings 2013.
10. Guangzhou International Finance Center
Guangzhou International Finance Center stands at a mighty 440m height, making it one of the tallest buildings in the world. Located in China, this 103-storey skyscraper broke ground in 2005 and completed in 2010. With a height of 1,440 ft, this is one of the tallest buildings in the world.
9. KingKey 100
The KingKey 100 is one of the tallest buildings in the world. It is located in Shenzhen, China. This tall building has a height of 442m or 1,449 ft. It is designed in a way to support offices and hotel space. The KingKey 100 has 100 floors, making it one of the tallest buildings in the world and the tallest building in Shenzhen.
8. Willis Tower
Willis tower, with a height of 442m, is one of the tallest buildings worldwide. Located in Chicago, this 1,450 ft tall structure is a popular tourist spot. Many people visit the glass balcony at the skydeck of the building. When it was completed in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world. Now it is the second tallest building in USA. According to reports, over one million people visit the glass balcony each year.
7. Greenland Center-Zifeng Tower
Zifeng Tower in Nijang, China, is one of the tallest building in the world. It has a height of 450m or 1,476 ft, making it one of the tallest buildings in the world. The building was completed in 2010 and consists of 89 floors, most of which are used as offices.
6. Petronas Twin Towers
Petronas Twin Towers are among the tallest building in the world. At a height of 452m or 1,483 ft, the Petronas Towers are a landmark of Kuala Lumpur. The Towers were the tallest building in the world from 1998 to 2004. They are still the tallest twin buildings in the world. People who visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, regularly visit the Twin Towers. The antennas at the top of the building are not included in the height of the buildings.