The High & The Tall
dainik bhaskar.com | Aug 24, 2012, 09:28AM IST
Burj Khalifa, Dubai (2010)
H-2,717 ft, Floors-163
Burj Khalifa in Dubai is not only the world's tallest building, but tall almost 1,000 feet by the 2nd tallest tower 'Taipei 101'. At 2,717 feet, it is equal to the height of the previous highest skyscraper - Taipei 101 in Taiwan combined with the Eiffel Tower perched on its top.
Taipei 101, Taiwan (2004)
H-1,670 ft, Floors-101
Taipei 101 was the tallest skyscraper in the world when it was completed in 2004. As its name suggests, it has 101 floors.
International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong (2010)
H-1,588 ft, Floors-118
118 floors and 1,590 feet height make The International Commerce Centre, or ICC Tower of Hong Kong world's fourth tallest building.