Mankind always, we follow the history of this planet megalithic dream to build something. Alexandria, which build the great pyramids of pharaohs of Giza to the lighthouse Ptolemaic was built by the Kingdom, launched, challenging the ancient architectures in the world are found supporting evidence of attempts to build something. In the modern world where technology dominates everything, high increase again during the late 90s culture building architecture. Race not only for the construction of this mega structure, but the greenest buildings ever seen an exciting journey for humanity. United Arab Emirates, China, India, Malaysia and many other countries of Asia are all in the race. So, here is a list of the top 10 tallest buildings in Asia.
1 Burj Khalifa | Dubai
Bridge known for his inauguration as successor, Prior Burj Dubai, a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world with a height of 2,722 feet high. Construction began on 21 September 2004, and the building was done by the architecture was officially inaugurated on January 4, 2010. Tower and engineering Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of Chicago. Adrian Smith was the chief architect, and Bill Baker, chief structural engineer of the project. It consists of 2 parking levels 46 maintenance levels, and basement engulfed the 163 floor. The highest residential floor in this mega structure 109. The mission was filmed on a big plot here Impossible Ghost Protocol.
The Lujiazui, from Pudong, Shanghai Tower, which is built in Shanghai, in the race to become one of the tallest skyscrapers and the tallest buildings in China. Shanghai tower was designed by the American architectural firm Strabala Marshall Gensler. The building is 2,073 feet tall with a total floor area of 380,000 square meters that began in November 2008. It will accommodate 16,000 people, as many of the 121-storey tower daily 2015 is estimated to be completed. Four Seasons Hotel with 320 rooms will claim to be the tallest hotel in the world at the time of its completion, which will be located between 84th and 110th floors. Building 59 ft / sec will have the fastest elevators in the world with speed.
Abraj Al Bait Mecca Royal Hotel, which was built under a government building known as the Clock Tower, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, King Abdul Aziz Endowment Project is complex. It was built after the demolition of the Ajyad Fortress building 1,972 feet. This mega structure is the world’s largest mosque, the most sacred site, the Kaaba mosque and only meters away. It consists of 120 floors and also has a large prayer room capable of holding more than 10,000 people. It was developed under the building design and the Saudi Bin Laden Group. It has a 5-storey shopping mall and tallest clock tower in the world in which a clock tower, and the largest clock face, well located, designed by German architect, Mahmud Bodo Rasch and his firm, SL Rasch GmbH.
Taipei 101, also known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is a landmark skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The design of this building is inspired by traditional Chinese architecture, with a shape resembling a pagoda, which was developed by C.Y. Lee & partners and constructed primarily by KTRT Joint Venture. Taipei 101 comprises 101 floors above ground and 5 floors underground with its 1,667 feet height. In July 2011, the building was awarded LEED Platinum certification as the tallest and largest energy efficient building in the world. Taipei 101 features an Indoor Observation deck on 89th floor and an Outdoor Observation deck on its 91st floor. It is designed to withstand typhoon winds up to 216 km/hour, and it can also sustain the strongest earthquakes likely to occur in a 2,500-year cycle.
Shanghai World Financial Center is a gigantic skyscraper located in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China. This 1,614.2 feet building was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by the Mori Building Company, with Leslie E. Robertson Associates as its structural engineer and China State Construction Engineering Corp and Shanghai Construction General Co. as its main contractor. This building is developed for various uses as it has offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and ground-floor shopping malls. It was bestowed with Asia & Australasia awards for Best Tallest Building from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. It also has Park Hyatt Shanghai Hotel between 79th to the 93rd floors.
Union International Commerce Center is a commercial skyscraper located in the West Kowloon, Hong Kong Square. The height of the commercial tower nearly 1,588 feet. The tower forms the “gateway” to the Victoria Harbour with an International Finance Centre in the opposite side of the harbor. Wong & Ouyang Ltd. with the US architectural firm, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates designed by, and the MTR Corporation Limited and Sun Hung Kai was developed by features. It’s great architecture contains 118 floors, with Ritz Carlton Hotels levels between 118 to 102. It is also an observatory called Sky100 on the 100th floor. OZONE, the world’s highest swimming pool and bar, can be found on the 118th floor of the building.
Kuala Lumpur Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world located in Malaysia. and 88 at the level of each tower. Towers 41st floor and 42nd, featuring a double-decker sky bridge is the highest 2-story bridge in the world connecting the two towers. Tower as a complete, Petronas and its subsidiaries and associates is occupied by a large number of associate companies and Tower offices like AVEVA, Boeing, IBM, TCS, Bloomberg, HCL, Microsoft and Reuters in are occupied by various multinational companies.
Zifeng Tower, also known as Greenland Center or Greenland Square Zifeng Tower, is a super-tall skyscraper located in in Nanjing, China. Before its inauguration, it was also known as the Nanjing Greenland Financial Center. The construction of this mega project started in 2005 and it was opened for public in 2010 with its incredible 1,480 ft height. It is designed by Adrian Smith under architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the same firm that designed Burj Khalifa and also specialized for humongous architectures. It has 89 floors which are used for various purposes. It comprises retail and office space in the lower section, and restaurants, hotel, and a public observatory near the top.
Kingkey 100 and KK 100 is a skyscraper in Guangdong Province, Shenzhen Luohu District, known as Kingkey Finance Center Plaza China. The skyscraper construction is the 4th tallest building in the Chinese territory opened to the public in 2007 and began in 2011. As it contains, which are reflected in its 100 levels of this mega building complex is 1,449 feet long. They carried out 100 floors, 68 floors of office space in a class, the top four floors of the building at 22 stories and a five-star business hotel with a garden and several restaurants. St. Regis Hotel called the 75th floor on the 98th floor of the main tower, which is the Sky Garden Luxury Hotel lobby on the 94th floor.
Guangzhou International Finance Centre, also known as Guangzhou West Tower, Guangzhou, Guangdong, is a skyscraper located in China’s Zhujiang Avenue West in Tianhe District. This 1,439 foot tall building was designed by Wilkinson Eyre. Reba was building 2012 Lubetkin Prize. The first floor of the floor through the 66th floor of a hotel lobby and 70th offices as the Four Seasons name with the floor, used floors 67 and 68 equipment to 69 98, , and floors 99 and 100 are used as an observation deck.
Because of the large number of mega structures are proposed and under construction in the near future, many other tall buildings can be seen throughout Asia. In India in Bangalore Turf tower will climb 1,971 feet to the ground and 2nd, which will be the tallest man-made structure in Asia. This is not to say that Sky City this planet still looks fairly modern monuments.