The top 5 tallest building in the world.
It is no news that civil Engineers are making the world proud with the structures they errect. Today we are going to list the top 5 tallest building in the world, built by civil Engineers.
1. Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa, known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m and a roof height of 828 m, the Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in 2009.
2. The Shanghai Tower
The Shanghai Tower is a 632-metre, 128-story megatall skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai. It shares the record of having the world’s highest observation deck within a building or structure at 562 m, and the 2nd world’s fastest elevators at a top speed of 20.5 metres per second.
3 The Abraj Al-Bait Towers
The tallest tower in the complex is the tallest building in Saudi Arabia, with a height of 601 metres (1,972 feet). Currently it is the fifth-tallest freestanding structure in the world, surpassing the Ping An Finance Centre in Shenzhen, China but shorter than the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE.
|Location||Mecca, Saudi Arabia|
|Architectural||601 m (1,972 ft)|
|Tip||601 m (1,972 ft)|
|Antenna spire||601 metres (1,972 feet)|
|Roof||530 m (1,740 ft)|
|Top floor||494 m (1,621 ft)|
|Observatory||484.4 m (1,589 ft)|
4 Ping An Finance Centre
Ping An International Finance Centre is a 115-storey supertall skyscraper in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The building was commissioned by Ping An Insurance and designed by the American architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
5 Lotte World Tower
Lotte World Tower is a 123-floor, 555-metre supertall skyscraper located in Seoul, South Korea. It opened to the public on April 11, 2017 and is currently the tallest building in South Korea, and is the 5th tallest building in the world