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Cossette-Cote Tommy Tallest Buildings

  1. 1. TALLEST BUILDINGS<br />IN THE WORLD<br />By Tommy Cossette-Côté<br />April 2011<br />
  2. 2. Architectural Detail<br />All buildings listed in this presentation are ranked by architectural detail (also called structural height).<br />It is a category to rank skyscrapers by measuring the “vertical elevation from the base to the highest architectural or integral structural element of the building.”<br />Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_in_the_world<br />
  3. 3. TOP 10<br />TALLEST BUILDINGS<br />WORLDWIDE<br />
  4. 4. 1<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />5 & 6<br />BurjKhalifa<br />Taipei 101<br />Shanghai World Financial Center<br />International Commerce Center<br />Petronas Towers<br />7<br />8<br />9<br />10<br />Nanjing Greenland Financial Center<br />Willis Tower<br />Kingkey Finance Tower<br />Guangzhou West Tower<br />
  5. 5. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_in_the_world#Tallest_skyscrapers_by_architectural_detail_.28top_200.29<br />
  6. 6. TOP 10<br />TALLEST BUILDINGS<br />IN CANADA<br />
  7. 7. 1<br />2<br />5<br />3<br />4<br />6<br />First Canadian Place<br />Trump International Hotel and Tower<br />Scotia Plaza<br />Aura (at College Park) <br />TD Canada Trust Tower, Brookfield Place<br />Commerce Court West<br />8<br />9<br />7<br />10<br />The Bow<br />1250 René-Lévesque<br />Toronto-Dominion Centre<br />Bay Adelaide Centre West<br />
  8. 8. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_in_Canada#Tallest_buildings_in_Canada<br />
  9. 9. TIMELINE<br />OF THE TALLEST<br />BUILDINGS<br />WORLDWIDE<br />
  10. 10. 1890<br />1894<br />1913<br />1930<br />1931<br />New York World Building<br />Manhattan Life Insurance Building<br />Woolworth Building<br />Chrysler Building<br />Empire State Building<br />1972<br />1974<br />1998<br />2004<br />2010<br />World Trade Center I<br />Willis Tower<br />BurjKhalifa<br />Petronas Towers<br />Taipei 101<br />
  11. 11. Source: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/tallest-buildings-timeline.html<br />
  12. 12. SOME OTHER <br />STATISTICS…<br />
  13. 13. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_buildings_taller_than_400_metres<br />
  14. 14. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_with_most_skyscrapers#Cities_with_at_least_200_buildings_.E2.89.A5_100m<br />
  15. 15. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_in_the_world#Tallest_skyscrapers_by_architectural_detail_.28top_200.29<br />
  16. 16. In conclusion…<br />The current tallest completed skyscraper in the world is the BurjKhalifa, located in Dubai. It is way much taller than the second one with its 828 m high.<br />The tallest skyscraper in Canada is the First Canadian Place in Toronto. It is 298 m high.<br />120 years ago, the tallest skyscraper in the world did not even reach 100 m high.<br />
  17. 17. China is the country with the most skyscrapers taller than 400 m worldwide (8, which represents 32% of all of them).<br />There is a very strong correlation between the number of skyscrapers in the cities with at least 200 skyscrapers higher than 100 m and the combined heights of the buildings in each of these cities (0.9983).<br />There is presently no skyscraper between 509 m and 828 m tall.<br />
  18. 18. Future site<br />GROUND <br />ZERO…<br />In 2011<br />

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