1. Burj Khalifa

How long did it take for the Burj Khalifa to be built? The Burj Khalifa took six years to build. Foundational excavation work commenced in January 2004, and the tower was formally opened on January 4, 2010.

What is the purpose of Burj Khalifa?

What was the Burj Khalifa built for? The Burj Khalifa was built to house a variety of commercial, residential, and hospitality ventures. These include a hotel and luxury residences designed by Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani, in addition to office space, observation decks, restaurants, and health facilities.

Why is Burj Khalifa so special?

At over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa holds the following records: Tallest building in the world. Tallest free-standing structure in the world. Highest number of stories in the world.

2.Shanghai Towers


The Shanghai tower is a 632m high, 128-storey skyscraper in the Lujiazui finance and trade zone of Shanghai in China. Completed in 2015 and officially opened to the public in 2016, the tower is the world’s tallest building and can accommodate up to 16,000 people.

Why is Shanghai famous?

Shanghai is one of the world’s major centers for finance, business and economics, research, science and technology, manufacturing, transportation, tourism, and culture, and the Port of Shanghai is the world’s busiest container port.

Why was Shanghai built?

Originally a fishing village and market town, Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to both domestic and foreign trade and its favorable port location. The city was one of five treaty ports forced to open to European trade after the First Opium War.

3.Makkah Royal Clock Tower

Project Description. The Makkah Clock Royal Tower, also known as the Abraj Al-Bait Towers, is a building complex in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The tallest tower in the complex stands as the tallest building in Saudi Arabia, and the tallest hotel in the world, with a height of 601 meters (1,972 feet).

What is special about Makkah Royal Clock Tower?

Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the tallest structure among the seven skyscrapers of the Abraj Al-Bait, a complex owned by the Government of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Makkah Royal Clock Tower is the third tallest building with the largest clock face in the world at the
apex of the towering skyscraper.

Who is the owner of clock tower Makkah?

The Abraj Al Bait, also known as the Clock Towers  is a government-owned complex of seven skyscraper hotels in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. it was started building on 2002 but it took 10 years to complete the opening Heald on 2012 

4.Ping An Finance Center

What is the concept of Ping an finance center?

The Ping An Finance Center is built like a stone and glass tower. The structure’s stone supports, rendered as chevron-shaped columns, converge at the tower’s height and mediate the tension of the earth to a single point in the sky.

When was Ping an finance Centre built?

 it was started building in 2010 The Ping An Finance Centre was completed in March 2017, becoming the fourth tallest building in the world. Measuring 599 m (1,965 ft), with 115-storeys, the tower is the tallest in Shenszhen and the second tallest in China.

5.Lotte World Tower

Why is Lotte World Tower famous?

Lotte World Tower is a 123-story, 555 m (1,821 ft) supertall skyscraper, located in Sincheon-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea. It is the 6th tallest building in the world and tallest in the OECD countries as of 2017. It is also the tallest building in South Korea and the first in the country with over 100 stories.

What is inside Lotte World?

It consists of a large indoor theme park, an outdoor amusement park called “Magic Island”, an artificial island (on a lake) linked by monorail, shopping malls, a luxury hotel, an observation tower, a Korean folk museum, sports facilities, and movie theaters.

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