If you are living in a develop country like Australia or United States, big and high buildings are what you see every day. But, for a person from a developing country, this will be an absolutely awesome view and achievement. These buildings below are the top 7 skyscrapers that mark its own individual history of the world.
1. Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is currently the tallest skyscraper of the world. It is located in Dubai of United Arab Emirates with the height of 828 meters or 2,717 ft. This build was started in September 2004 and officially opened on January 2010. This build was the result of the government decision to diversify its oil-based economy to also focus on tourist and service industry.
The tall skyscraper at the right hand side of this photo is that Shanghai Tower. It is the second tallest building of the world. It is in China, of course, with the height of 2,073 ft and 121 stories. Actually it is still in the construction process and is expected to open in 2015.
This building is also known as Abraj Al-Bait Tower. It is a great achievement of Saudi Arabia in Mecca. That is the project which is a part of the development plan to modernize its city. It is recognized as the tallest and clock face skycraper of the world. This project was responsible by Saudi Biladin Group which the largest construction company of this country.
4. One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center is the New York City skyscraper. It is the tallest building in the western hemisphere with 104 story super stall structure. It was built in 2006 and finished in 2009 with the architecture style called Contemporary Modern
5. CTF Finance Center
This is another great building, located in Guangzhou, China. It is also in the construction process with expectation to finish in 2016. Its final height will be 530 meters of 111 floors.
6. Taipei 101
This is formerly known as Taipei World Financial Center, located in Taipei, Taiwan. In 2004, this was announced as the world tallest skyscraper before other skyscrapers have been built.
7. Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial center is another super tall skyscraper of China. This building has been used for various purposes as offices, hotels, conference rooms, and shopping malls in the group floor.