Entertainment The Tallest Buildings In The World

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    The Tallest Buildings In The World (at the moment)

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    1: Dubai's Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, but perhaps not for long. Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a 1 kilometer (3,280 foot) tower into the sky, to be named the Jeddah Tower, scheduled for completion in 2020. The Burj Khallifa currently stands at 2,716 ft. © Matthias Seifert/REUTERS

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    The Shanghai Tower is currently second tallest. Height: 2,073 ft. Shanghai Tower is illuminated in the Lujiazui financial district of Pudong in Shanghai © Aly Song/REUTERS

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    The Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower in Mecca, Saudi Arabia is third. Height: 1,971 ft. Muslim pilgrim prays atop Mount Thor in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage © Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/REUTERS

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    The Ping An International Finance Centre in Shenzhen, China is fourth. Height: 1,965 ft. Commercial towers are seen in Shenzhen © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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    New York's One World Trade Center. Height: 1,776 ft. The Tribute in Light is illuminated next to the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center, seen from Bayonne, New Jersey © Eduardo Munoz/REUTERS

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    The Taipei 101 in Taiwan. Height: 1,671 ft. Men look at the Taipei 101 building from Elephant Mountain in Taipei © Pichi Chuang/REUTERS

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    Hong Kong's International Commerce Center. Height: 1,588 ft. The 484-metre-high International Commerce Centre, developed by Hong Kong's largest property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties, is seen in Hong Kong © Siu Chiu/REUTERS

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    The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur are tied for ninth and tenth tallest. Height: 1,483 ft. © Bazuki Muhammad/REUTERS

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    The Nanjing Greenland Center in China. Height: 1,476 ft. Window cleaners wash windows of the Zifeng Tower in Nanjing © Aly Song/REUTERS

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    Chicago's Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower. Height: 1,451 ft. The Sears Tower is shown from the air in Chicago © Jason Reed/REUTERS
     
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    Think about all the refugees you could house in a kilometer tall skyscraper.
     
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    The KK100, or Kingkey 100, in Shenzhen, China. Height: 1,449 ft. Industrial buildings and warehouses at northern Hong Kong lie in front of skyscrapers of Shenzhen across the border © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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    The Ghuangzhou West Tower, or Ghuangzhou International Finance Center, in Ghuangzhou, China. Height: 1,435 feet. © Bobby Yip/REUTERS

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    The Wuhan Center in Wuhan, China. Height: 1,437 ft. Labourers work at the construction site of an official building next to the unfinished 438-metre-high Wuhan Centre in Wuhan © Darley Shen/REUTERS

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    Marina 101 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Height: 1,399 ft. © Ahmed Jadallah/REUTERS

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    New York's 432 Park Avenue. Height: 1,397 ft. A view of Central Park and Manhattan from The Top of The Rock in New York © Brendan McDermid/REUTERS

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    Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower. Height: 1,326 ft. Chicago's new Trump International Hotel & Tower designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merril, is seen reflected in the Chicago River © Jeff Haynes/REUTERS

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    Shanghai's Jinmao Tower. Height: 1,380 ft. A general view shows Jinmao tower at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai © Nir Elias/REUTERS

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    The Princess Tower in Dubai. Height: 1,358 ft. A man looks on in front of high rise towers near the Dubai Marina in Dubai © Jumana El-Heloueh/REUTERS

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    Hong Kong's Two International Financial Center. Height: 1,362 feet. An Airbus A380 flies over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong © STR New/REUTERS

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    Kuwait's Al Hamra Tower. Height: 1,354 ft. © Stephanie McGehee/REUTERS
     
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    Sweaty palms incoming

     
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    Getthepoisonout I regret my username

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    CN tower in Toronto is 1815ft tall. Was the tallest for many years.
     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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    Great pictures, thank you. :hat:
     
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    432 Park Ave NYC. Empire State in the foreground.
    I hate that skinny fuck looking from a distance. It does not belong!
    Does have an awesome view though.

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    I will never see it. I will never step foot in a Muzzie country again . Fuck em .
     
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    I used to do shit like that , then my father got a job
     
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    Inside a swaying in the breeze #1 Burj Khalifa

     
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    Asians and Arabs seem to love tall buildings. I wonder why?
     
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    The Sears Tower should be at least #5 based on highest floor. Most of the others are just bullshit spires.
     
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    The Mia Kalifa....

    The Muslim constructed with the largest tits in the kingdom
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    I showed this to my wife a few months back and she bailed. Super afraid of heights.
     
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    The architect who designed the Shanghai WFC is an alcoholic, he made it into a giant bottle opener. :derp:
     
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    image.jpeg image.jpeg http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/2008/06/for-whom-bell-tolls.html
     
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    Glad you liked them!
     
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