Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World 2021

The tallest buildings in the world attract tourists all around the world. These skyscrapers are very tall as well as interesting to see. Although, the construction of these skyscrapers is a very challenging task and needs a huge team of workers.

Tallest buildings in the world:

All of these tallest buildings which are described in this list require a huge number of workers and a lot of time to be done. These stats could be changed after 2021 because it is possible to build a higher building than the tallest building yet.

China Zun:

China Zun

China Zun comes at 10th position among the tallest buildings in the world. China Zun is a residential building with a total of 109 floors. China Zun’s length is 524 meters. Within 109 floors of the building, it contains 20 floors of the hotel, 20 with luxury apartments, and 60 for office.

20 floors of the hotel consist of 300 rooms for residential space. Designers of China Zun are TFP Farrells, KPF, and BIAD.

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre:

Located in China, Tianjin CTF comes at 9th position among the tallest buildings in the world and the second in Tianjin, China. Construction begins in 2013 and ended in 2019. It has a total of 100 floors. Tianjin CTF Finance Centre has a curving design.

The building is used as an office, hotel, and service apartment. The height of the building is 530 meters.

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre:

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre (East Tower) is the 8th tallest building located in China. This 530-meter-long building contains 97 floors with 81 elevators. The construction of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre was started in 2009 and completed in 2019.  

The designers are Kohn Pedersen, Arup Group, and the New World Development.

One World Trade Center:

One World Trade Center

The building holds 7th position among the tallest buildings in the world and the tallest in Western Hemisphere. The building is 541.3 meters tall and consists of 94 floors.

The begins in 2006 and was completed in 2013. The designers are Daniel Libeskind, T.J. Gottesdiener, and David Childs.

Lotte World Tower:

Lotte World Tower

Among the tallest buildings in the world, Lotte World Tower holds the sixth position with a length of 554.5 meters. Containing 123 floors, the building is located in South Korea. Construction begins in 2010 and was completed in 2016 while opened in 2017.

Designer of Lotte World Tower is Kohn Pedersen Fox.  

Ping an International Finance Centre:

Ping an International Finance Centre

Ping an International Finance Centre is one of the tallest buildings in the world.  Located in China, the building was designed by Kohn Pedersen.

The building has 115 floors. Construction of the building was started in 2010 and completed in 2017. The length of the building is 599.1 meters.

Abraj Al Bait:

abraj al bait

Holding the fourth position, Abraj Al Bait is one of the tallest buildings in the world located in Saudi Arabia. The construction of Abraj Al Bait was started in 2004 and ended in 2012.

SL Rasch GmbH and Dar Al-Handasah Architects are the designers of this building. There are a total of 120 floors in the building. The length of the building is 601 meters.  

Shanghai Tower:

Shanghai Tower

Holding the third position, Shanghai Tower is one of the tallest buildings in the world with 632 meters in height. Shanghai Tower has a total of 128 floors above the ground and 3 floors below the ground. The building has 97 elevators.   

The construction of the building started in 2008 and ended in 2014. Marshall Strabala & Jun Xia (Gensler) TJAD are the architect of this building.

Merdeka 118:

merdeka 118

Merdeka 118 is second among the tallest buildings in the world. The building is located in Malaysia. Construction of the building was started in 2014 and still constructing. The estimated completion of the building is 2022.

The building has a total of 118 floors and 87 elevators in it. PNB Merdeka Ventures Sdn Bhd is the owner of the building. The estimated worth of the building is $1.5 billion.

The building is designed by Fender Katsalidis.   

Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai):

Burj Khalifa

Situated in Dubai, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It holds the fifth position among the beautiful buildings in the world. The design of this building was completed in steps. The construction was started on January 6, 2004.  

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The total height of Burj Khalifa is 829.8 meters. It has a total of 163 floors. Burj Khalifa is the tallest building since 2009. The building was first opened in 2010. The building is used for office and residential purposes.

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Arian Smith, Marshall Strabala, and George J. Efstathiou are the designers of Burj Khalifa.

These are the top 10 tallest buildings in the world in 2021. The position could be changed after 2021.

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Last Updated on November 16, 2022

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