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Skyscrapers

  1. 1. SKYSCRAPERS<br />
  2. 2. PreHistory of Skyscrapers<br />Tower of Babel<br />Great Pyramid of Giza, built in 2560 BC, was 146 meters tall<br />
  3. 3. History of Skyscrapers<br />Home InsuranceBuilding<br />Chicago, 1884<br />Ten floors<br />Sullivan’sWainwrightBuilding<br />St. Louis, 1891<br />Ten floors<br />
  4. 4. Someimportantskyscrapers<br />FlatironBuilding<br />NY<br />1902<br />87 m<br />WoolworthBuilding<br />NY<br />1913<br />214 m (worldtallestbuildinguntil 1930)<br />WorldTrade Center (Twin Towers)<br />NY<br />1973-2001 (Destroyed)<br />417 m<br />EmpireStateBuilding<br />NY<br />1931<br />381 m<br />102 floors<br />
  5. 5. TOP TEN SKYSCRAPERS<br />
  6. 6. BurjDubai<br />BurjDubai<br />Dubai<br />UnitedArabEmirates<br />2010<br />Floors 162<br />818 m<br />
  7. 7. Taipei 101<br />Taipei 101<br />Taipei<br />Taiwan<br />2004<br />Floors: 101<br />508 m<br />
  8. 8. FederationTower<br />Moscow<br />Russia<br />2010<br />Floors: 93<br />506 m<br />FederationTower<br />
  9. 9. ShanghaiWorldFinancial Center<br />ShanghaiWorldFinancial Center<br />Shanghai<br />China<br />2008<br />Floors: 101<br />492 m<br />
  10. 10. International Commerce Center<br />International Commerce Center<br />Hong Kong<br />China<br />2010<br />Floors: 118<br />484 m<br />
  11. 11. PetronasTowers<br />PetronasTowers<br />Kuala Lumpur<br />Malaysia<br />1998<br />Floors: 88<br />452 m<br />
  12. 12. Nanjing GreenlandFinancialCmplx.<br />Nanjing<br />China<br />2009<br />Floors: 89<br />450 m<br />Nanjing GreenlandFinancialComplex<br />
  13. 13. WillisTower<br />Willis Tower <br />Chicago IL <br />United States <br />1974<br />Floors 108<br />442.3 m<br />
  14. 14. Guangzhou International Finance Center<br />Guangzhou International Finance Center<br />Guangzhou<br />China<br />2009<br />Floors: 103<br />440 m<br />
  15. 15. DubaiTowers Doha<br />DubaiTowers Doha<br />Doha<br />Qatar<br />2010<br />Floors: 88<br />437 m<br />

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