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    Tallest Buildings of the world

    Hi there,
    Here's the list of the tallest buildings of the world. You can check the heights from here

    10. Jin Mao Tower - Shanghai/China



    9. Guangzhou West Tower - Guangzhou/China



    8. [Willis Tower (Sears Tower) - Chicago/ABD



    7. Nanjing Greenland Financial Center - China

    5-6 Petronas Towers towers (equal in height) - Malesia



    4. International Commerce Center - China



    3. Shanghai World Finance Towers - China



    2. Taipei 101 - Taiwan



    1. Burj Dubai - UAE

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    my GOD,, i think anther building is left here, its name is cobra building

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    I wouldn't want to have to climb the stairs to a room near the top of the Burj Dubai - UAE if the lifts ever broke down. There was one skyscraper, the Empire State Building I think, that had an annual race to climb the central staircase.
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    Apparently the Burj Dubai is so tall that it prompted new inventions in civil engineering - it's so heavy that research had to be made into concrete that could put up with so much weight (at the bottom). Also new equipment to pump concrete that high up had to be developed. It's a pretty impressive sight, the sort of thing I'd see in depictions of futuristic cities, particularly the way it's made up of lots of cylinders piled together in a higgledy-piggledy sort of manner.

    I can't say I like Taipei 101 much, it's pretty brutally ugly.

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    I'm scared of heights so could never look out the window of one of these buildings right at the top. LOL imagine the window cleaner :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by My220x View Post
    I'm scared of heights so could never look out the window of one of these buildings right at the top. LOL imagine the window cleaner :P
    I remember in the WTC on the observation floor, at the edge you had a glass floor which came out from the side enough that you could look straight down the side of the building.
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    the CN Tower in Toronto (world's tallest free-standing structure on land) has a glass floor...
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    great post...


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