There are a lot of breathtaking tall buildings in the world. And their structural designs can be mind-boggling, especially when taken from the air. So without further ado, here is the size comparison of the tallest buildings in the world.
1. BURJ KHALIFA
Since its completion date in 2010, the Burj Khalifa from Dubai has been the tallest building globally, with a total of 163 floors and a height of 2,716.5 feet or 828 meters. And if we look at it differently, the height of the tallest building in the world measures about the same as the height of two Empire State buildings.
2. SHANGHAI TOWER
With over 120 stories and a height of 2,073 feet or 632 meters, the Shanghai Tower in China is the world’s second-tallest building since its completion date in 2015. And if we put things into perspective, the world’s second-tallest building measures about two-and-a-half times as tall as The Eiffel Tower in Paris.
3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower
Completed in 2012, the Makkah Royal Clock Tower in Saudi Arabia is currently the world’s third tallest building with 120 floors and a height of 1,972 feet or 601 meters.
In context, the third tallest building in the world is as tall as about five-and-a-half times the length of a Football field.
4. Ping An Finance Center
With 115 floors and a height of 1,965 feet or 599.1 meters, the Ping An Finance Center in China is currently the world’s fourth-tallest building since its completion date in 2017. And if we look at it differently, we can visualize its height to be about six times as tall as Big Ben.
5. Lotte World Tower
Located in Korea, this skyscraper named Lotte World Tower is currently the world’s fifth tallest building upon its completion in 2017. It has a total of 123 stories, with a height of 1,819 feet or 555 meters. Furthermore, we can visualize its height to be about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Washington Monument.
6. One World Trade Center
Completed in 2014, the One World Trade Center in New York is currently the world’s sixth tallest building with 94 floors and a height of 1,776 feet or 541 meters. And looking at it differently, we can visualize its height to be about five times the length of a Football field.
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