Tallest Building

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Tallest Building

  1. 2. <ul><li>Taipei 101 </li></ul><ul><li>Location :Taiwan. </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed :1999-2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 509 m 1,671 ft. </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  : 101 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost : NT$58 billion (US$1.76 bn) </li></ul><ul><li>Architect :C.Y. Lee & partners </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor :KTRT Joint Venture, Samsung Engineering & Construction </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Shanghai World Financial Center </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Shanghai, China </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : 1997 – 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Height  : 492 m 1,614 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  : 101 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost : ¥ 8.17 bn RMB(US$1.20 bn) </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Kohn Pedersen Fox </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor : China State Construction Engineering Corp. and Shanghai Construction (Group) General Co </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>PETRONAS Twin Towers </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Kuala Lumpur,  Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed: 1992-1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Height  : 452 m 1,483 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors   : 88 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost : NA </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : César Pelli </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor : Tower1: Hazama Corporation Tower2: Samsung Engineering & Construction and Kukdong Engineering & Construction </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Sears Tower </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Chicago, Illinois, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : 1970-1973 </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 442 m 1,451 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  :108 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost : NA </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Skidmore, Owings and Merrill </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor :NA. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Jin Mao Tower </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Shanghai, China </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 421 m 1,380 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  : 88 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost :NA </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Skidmore, Owings & Merrill </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor :NA </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>International Finance Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : 1997 - 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 415 m 1,362 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  :88 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost :NA </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Rocco Design Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor :NA </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>CITIC Plaza </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Guangzhou,china </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 391 m 1,283 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  : 80 </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (HK) Ltd. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Shun Hing Square </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Shenzhen,china </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : 1993 - 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 384 m 1,260 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  :69 </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : K.Y. Cheung Design Associates </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Empire State Building </li></ul><ul><li>Location :NY, United States </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : 1929–1931 </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 381 m 1,250 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  :102 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost : $40,948,900 </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Shreve, Lamb and Harmon </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor : Starrett Brothers and Eken </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Central Plaza </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed : 1989 - 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 374 m 1,227 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  :78 </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (HK) Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor : The Sino Group, Sun Hung Kai Properties </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Burj Dubai </li></ul><ul><li>Location :Dubai </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed :2004-2009(U.C) </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 707 m ,2320 ft. </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  :160 </li></ul><ul><li>Architect :Skidmore, Owings and Merrill </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Russia Tower </li></ul><ul><li>Location :Moscow, Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed :2007-2012(U.C) </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 612.2m,2009ft. </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  : 118 </li></ul><ul><li>Cost :~2 Bn USD </li></ul><ul><li>Architect : Foster + Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor :Satori (site preparation) Soletanshstroy </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Chicago Spire </li></ul><ul><li>Location :Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Constructed :2007-2012 (U.C) </li></ul><ul><li>Height : 609.6,2000ft </li></ul><ul><li>Floors  :150 </li></ul><ul><li>Architect :Santiago Calatrava Perkins and Will </li></ul>

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