Architecture is an art which depicts the deepest corners of mankind’s imaginations. The contours, the dimensions, the design and the aesthetics all contribute in creations so magnificent and mesmerizing that they are breath taking. In the same context, man has outperformed his wildest dreams by constructing mega structures which talk to clouds and heavens. These tallest buildings compete with one another by their heights. Following are the ten tallest structures in this regard around the globe:
1. Burj Khalifa
Finished in year 2010, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE stands as the “Tallest Building in the World”. It is also known as Khalifa Tower in Arabic and has 900 apartments currently in its vicinity. With 162 floors and 2,716 ft in height, it is the tallest man made structure in the history.
2. Two International Finance Centre
Completed back in 2003, Two IFC is a 415 m tall building, the second largest building in Hong Kong. It is said to have more than 88 floors and is considered to be one of the tallest sky scrapers in the world.
3. Taipei 101
In the country of Taiwan, stands what’s considered to be the second tallest building called Taipei 101. 1,671 ft in height with 101 floors, it was completed in 2004. It was initially symbolized as the evolution of technology and Asian culture.
4. PETRONAS Towers
Both towers with heights of 1,483 ft each, containing 88 floors were completed in the year 1998 at Kuala Lumpur. Before Taipei 101 in 2004, these twin towers of Malaysia were ranked as the tallest towers of the world.
5. Jin Mao Tower
A 1,380 ft beast stands high and mighty in Shanghai called the Jin Mao Tower.