The World's Tallest Buildings According To TypeArchitecture
The world’s tallest building is Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with a stunning height of 825 meters. This manmade structure surpassed all existing records of the world tallest. Here’s a list of the world’s tallest buildings according to their type.
Mecca Royal Clock Hotel Tower – World’s Tallest Reinforced Concrete Building
Abraj Al-Bait Towers
Mecca Royal Clock Hotel Tower
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
It is the world’s tallest reinforced concrete building
It will be the tallest building in Saudi Arabia.
It will have the world’s largest floor area of any structure with 1,500,000 m2.
It will be the world’s tallest and largest hotel upon completion in 2011.
It will have a large prayer room capable of holding nearly ten thousand people.
Up to 100,000 people could be housed inside the towers.
It will use clock faces measuring 43 × 43 m and will be the world’s largest.
The clocks will be the most elevated architectural clocks in the world.
The building will be the world’s second highest building next to Burj Khalifa.
601 meters tall
The Center – World’s Tallest Building with Narrow Base
Hong Kong, China
World’s tallest building with narrow base
Hong Kong’s 5th tallest skyscraper
Entirely steel-structured with no reinforced concrete core
8 Shenton Way – World’s Tallest Cylindrical Building
8 Shenton Way
8 Shenton Way, Singapore
It is the world’s tallest cylindrical building.
It is Singapore’s the 6th tallest skyscraper.
235 meters tall
Shanghai World Financial Center – World’s Tallest Building with a Hole
Shanghai World Financial Center
Pudong, Shanghai, China
It is the tallest building with a hole.
It is the highest hotel in the world.
It has the world's tallest observation deck.
It is the world’s third tallest building in the world.
It is the tallest structure in the People's Republic of China.
It also had the highest occupied floor.
It has the highest height to roof.
492 meters tall
Tokyo Sky Tower – World’s Tallest Telecommunication Tower
Tokyo Sky Tree
Sumida ward, Tokyo, Japan
It is Japan’s tallest artificial structure.
It is a broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower.
634 meters tall
Gateway Arch – World’s Tallest Monument
Gateway to the West
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
It is the world’s tallest arch monument.
It is the tallest monument in the United States.
It is the tallest habitable structure in Missouri.
192 meters tall
192 meters at its base
GRES-2 Power Station – World’s Tallest Chimney
GRES-2 Power Station
Power Station Ekibastuz
The Cigarette Lighter
It is the world’s tallest chimney ever built.
It and has the world's tallest flue gas stack at 419.7 meters.
It uses the highest transmission voltage in the world - 1,150 kV.
Chimney – 38 meters tall
* Si Du River Bridge – World’s Highest Bridge
Si Du River Bridge
Badong County, Hubei, China
It is the highest bridge in the world.
1,222 meters long
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