This is the grand daddy of skyscrapers, the tallest in the world, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was built in 2010, costing 1.5 billion dollars. It’s 829.8 meters (2,722 ft) tall. This building is home to nine hotels, 30,000 homes, 3 hectares of parkland, at least 19 residential towers, the Dubai Mall, and the 12-hectare man-made Burj Khalifa Lake.T
This building is the second tallest building in the world, it measures 601 meters (1,971 ft) high. It was also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, it is located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This building also holds several world records, the tallest clock tower in the world, the world’s largest clock face and the building with the world’s largest floor area. This building is also located near other significant buildings like the world’s largest mosque and Islam’s most sacred site, the Masjid al Haram.
The One World Trade Center located in New York City of the United States is the tallest skyscraper located in the Western Hemisphere and the third tallest building in the world. This skyscraper was recently finished being built in 2013 and it’s 541 meters (1,776 ft) high.
This skyscraper was previously known as the Taipei World Financial Center, it is located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. It was built in 2004 and it’s considered a “green” building. It was awarded LEED Platinum certification, the highest award in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system. This skyscraper is 509 meters (1,670 ft) high and that makes it the fourth tallest building in the world.
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