Buildings

Burj Khalifaburj-khalifa

Location: Dubai, UAE
Height: 828 m
Architects: Adrian Smith
Construction started 2004  
Opened: 2010
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Abraj-al-bait2-Abraj-Al-Bait-

Location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Height: 601 m
Architects: Dar al handasah
Construction started 2004 Opened: 2012
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One World Trade  Centeroneworld

Location: New York
Height: 541 Architect: Daniel Libeskind, David Childs Construction Started: 2006 Opened: 2014 
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Willis Towerwillis tower_chicago

Location: Chicago, USA
Height: 527 m
Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Construction started: 1970
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Taipei 101Taipei101.portrait.altonthompson

Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Height: 509 m
Architect: C.Y. Lee and Thornton, Tomasetti
Opened 2004
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International Commerce Center255px-International_Commerce_Centre_201008

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 484  m
Architect: Kohn Pederson Fox
Construction started: 2002 
Opened: 2010
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Shanghai World Financial Centershanghai-world-financial-center

Location: Shanghai, China
Height: 492 m
Architect: William Pedersen
Construction started: 1997 
Opened: 2008
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Petronas TowerKLCC_twin_towers1

Location: Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
Height: 452 m
Architect: Cesar Pelli
Construction Started: 1997 
Opened :1994
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Nanjing Greenland TowerNanjing Greenland Financial Center

Location: Nanjing, China
Height: 450 m
Architect: Ingenhoven Overdiek
Construction started: 2001 
Opened: 2006
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Empire State Buildingimage019

Location: New York, U.S.A
Height: 443 m
Architect: William F. Lamb
Construction started: 1929 
Opened: 1931
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Guangzhou International Finance centerimage021

Location: Guangzhou, China
Height: 438 m
Construction started: 2005 
Opened: 2010
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Trump International Hotel & Tower02 Jin Mao tower

Location: Chicago
Height: 423 m
Architect : Adrian Smith, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Construction started: 2005 
Opened: 2009
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Jin Mao TowerJin-Mao-Tower-China

Location: Shanghai, China
Height: 421 m
Architect: Adrian Smith
Construction started: 1994 
Opened: 1999
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Princess Towerprincess-tower-dubai-711324097

Location: Dubai, UAE
Height: 414 m
Architect: Eng. Adnan
Construction started: 2006  
Opened: 2012
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Two International Financial Center Two_International_Finance_Centre

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 412 m
Architect: César Pelli
Construction started: 1997 
Opened: 2003
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23 Marina23Marina_Ext-Context_(c)ImreSolt

Location: Dubai, UAE
Height: 395 m
Architect: Hafeez
Construction Started: 2006 
Opened: 2012
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Elite Residence

Location: Dubai, UAE
Height: 380
Architect: Adrian Saffarini
Construction Started: 2006  
Opened: 2012
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Central Plaza31821451.CRW_5596_RJ

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 374 m
Architect: Dennis Lau & Ng Chun
Construction started: 1989 
Opened: 1992
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Bank Of China Tower2009344_large

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 367 m
Architect:  I.M. Pei
Construction started: 1985 
Opened: 1990
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Bank of America Towersf040816a

Location: New York, USA.
Height: 366 m
Architect: COOKFOX Adamson
Construction started: 2004 
Opened: 2009
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Almas Tower27095362

Location: Dubai, UAE
Height: 360
Architect: Atkings Middle East
Construction Started: 2005  
Opened: 2009
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The Center Hong Kong9f158ff464235894_org

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 346 m
Architect: Dennis Lau & Ng Chun
Construction Started: 1995 
Opened: 1998
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Aon Center2006-06-07_840x1500_chicago_aon_building

Location: Chicago, USA
Height: 346 m
Architect: Edward D. Stone
Construction started: 1970 
Opened: 1973
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John Hancock Centerphoto_building

Location: Chicago, USA.
Height: 344 m
Architect: Dennis Lau & Ng Chun
Construction started: 1989 
Opened: 1992
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Europatumeuropaturm-anim-38229

Location : Frankfurt, Germany
Height: 337 
Architect:Erwin Heinle
Construction started: 2002 
Opened: 2006
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Rose Tower360px-Rose_Rotana_Tower_Under_Construction_on_12_May_2007_Pict_4en_crop

Location: Dubai, UAE.
Height: 333 m
Architect: Ingenhoven Overdiek
Construction started: 2001
Opened: 2006
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Shimao International Plazashimao-international-plaza

Location: Shanghai, China
Height: 333 m
Architect: Ingenhoven Overdiek
Construction started: 2001
Opened: 2006
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Baiyoke Tower IIbaiyoke-tower-ii

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Height: 328
Architect: plan architect co.
Construction started: 1990 
Opened: 1997
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Transamerica PyramidTransamerica_Pyramid_July_2007

Location: San Francisco, CA
Height: 325m
Architect: William L. Pereira
Construction started: 1969 
Opened: 1972
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Q1 Buildingq1

Location: Gold Coast Australia
Height: 322 m
Architect: Sunland Group
Construction started: 2002 
Opened: 2005
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Burj-Al-Arabburj

Location: Dubai, UAE.
Height: 321 m
Architect: Tom Wright
Construction started: 1994 
Opened: 1999
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Nina Tower255px-HK_Nina_Tower_200803

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 320 m
Opened: 2007
Construction started: 2000
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New York Times BuildingNYT_Overall

Location: New York, USA.
Height: 319 m
Architect: Renzo Piano
Construction started: 2003  
Opened: 2007
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Chrysler Building Chrysler_Building_by_David_Shankbone_Retouched

Location: New York, USA.
Height: 319 m
Architect: William Van Alen
Construction started: 1928 
Opened: 1930
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Franklin CenterFrankinCenterChi

Location: Chicago, USA.
Height: 307 m
Architect: Adrian Smith, Skidmore, Owings, Merill
Construction started: 1986  
Opened: 1989
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Shard Toweritem0.rendition.slideshowWideHorizontal.the-shard-skyscraper-london-england

Location: London, U.K.
Height: 306 m
Architect: Renzo Piano
Construction started: 2009 
Opened: 2012
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Cayan Towerdezeen_Cayan-Tower-by-SOM_2sq

Location: Dubai, UAE
height: 306
Architect: Skidmore,Owings and Merrill
Construction Started: 2006 
Opened: 2013
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Key Towerkeytower

Location: Chicago, USA
Height: 303
Architect: César Pelli
Construction Started: 1988 
Opened: 1990
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Shanghai Wheelock Square36793136

Location: Shanghai, China
Height: 297
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Construction Started: 2003 
Opened: 2009
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First Canadian PlaceFCP Building

Location: Toronto, Canada
Height: 298 m.
Architect: Edward Durell S.
Opened: 1975
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One Island EastOne_Island_East_200807

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 298  m
Architect: Wong & Ouyang.
Construction started: 2006  
Opened: 2008
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Comcast Centerkveus6036s

Location: Philadelphia
Height: 297 m.
Architect: Robert A. M. Stern
Construction started: 2005 
Opened: 2008
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311 South Wacker Drive311-S-Wacker

Location: Chicago, USA.
Height: 292
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
Construction Started: 1988  
Opened: 1990
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70 Pine Street AIB-NYC-gp

Location: New York, USA
Height: 290 m
Construction Started: 1930
Opened: 1932
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One Liberty Placealt

Location: Philadelphia, USA.
Height: 288 m.
Architect: Hellmut
Construction started: 2007 
Opened: 2012
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Bank Of America PlazaSONY DSC

Location: Dallas, USA.
Height: 280 m
Architect: JPJ
Construction Started: 1983 
Opened: 1985
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Trump International Hotel & TowerTrump Tower

Location: Toronto, Canada.
Height: 279 m
Architect: Zeidler Roberts Partnership
Construction started: 2007 
Opened: 2012
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Citigroup Center375px-Citigroup_center

Location: New York, USA.
Height : 279 m
Architect: Hugh Stubbins
Construction started: 1974 
Opened: 1977
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Scotia Plaza250px-Scotia_Plaza_2009

Location: Toronto, Canada
Height: 275
Architect: WZMH
Construction started: 1985  
Opened: 1988
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The CullinanCullinan_200710

Location: Hong Kong, China
Height: 270 m
Architect:  Edward
Construction started: 2008 
Opened: 2009
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Renaissance TowerDallas_Renaissance_Tower_1

Location: Dallas, USA.
Height: 270 m
Architect: Hellmuth, Obata And Kassabaum
Opened: 1974
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The Trump Building40_Wall_Street

Location: New York, USA.
Height: 283 m
Architect: Yasuo Matsui
Construction started: 1929
Opened: 1930
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Trump World TowerTrump_World_Tower_stWTC

Location: New York, USA.
Height: 262 m
Architect: Costas Kondylis
Construction started: 1999 
Opened: 2001
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Aqua TowerAqua_Tower_Chicago

Location: Chicago, USA.
Height: 261.8 m
Architect : Jeanne Gang
Construction Started: 2007 
Opened: 2009
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The ImperialThe-Imperial-Tower

Location: Mubai, India
Height: 254
Architect: Hafeez
Construction started: 2005   
Opened: 2010
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One Chase Manhattan PlazaDSCN0039

Location: New York, USA.
Height: 248 m
Architect: Skidmore, Owings And Merill
Construction started: 1957  
Opened: 1961
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555 California Streetbank-of-america-center-in-san-francisco

Location: San Francisco, USA.
Height: 237 m
Architect: Skidmore, Owings And Merrill.
Construction:1969 
Opened:1972
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Renaissance CenterRenCen

Location: Detroit Michigan USA
Height: 230 m
Architect: John Portman
Construction started: 1973
Opened: 1977
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World Tower220px-World_tower,_Sydneyr

Location: Sydney, Australia
height: 230
Architect: Nation Fender Katsalidis
Construction started: 2001.
Opened: 2004
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7 World Trade Centerimage113

Location: New York, USA
Height: 226
Architect: David Childs 
Construction started: 2002 
Opened: 2006
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