Top 7 Tallest Buildings of the World in 2013

Back in 2010 when we first published the Top 7 Tallest Buildings of the World in 2010, we thought that the list would not last for the whole year, according to the number of buildings under construction at that time. It seems that the Real Estate crisis is also affecting this market, since the list just had one change after three years.

7. Nanjing Greenland Financial Complex

Nanjing Greenland Financial Center

Height: 450 m (1 476 ft)

Location: Nanjing, China

Year Opened: 2010

Number of floors: 89

Use: Mixed use

6. Petronas Towers

Petronas Towers Night

Height: 452 m (1 483 ft)

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Year Opened: 1998

Number of floors: 88

Use: Offices

5. International Commerce Center

The new Kowloon skyline and Hong Kong's tallest under construction building, The International Commerce Center ICC that will have the third highest roof in the world, Hong Kong, China.

Height: 484 m (4 869 ft)

Location: Hong Kong, China

Year Opened: 2010

Number of floors: 108

Use: Mixed use

4. Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center

Height: 492 m (1 614 ft)

Location: Shanghai, China

Year Opened: 2008

Number of floors: 101

Use: Mixed use

3. Taipei 101

taipei 101

Height: 508 m (1 667 ft)

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Year Opened: 2004

Number of floors: 101

Use: Office

2. Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel

Royal Makkah Clock Tower

Height: 601 m (1 972 ft)

Location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Year Opened: 2012

Number of floors: 120

Use: Hotel

 1. Burj Khalifa

burj_khalifa

Height: 828 m (2 717 ft)

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Year Opened: 2010

Number of floors: 163

Use: Mixed use

Source: skyscraperpage

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