Bird's-Eye Views Like You Won't Believe from the World's Top 10 Tallest Buildings
Since then, both Asia and the Middle East have become the epicenter in the race to the top. Seven out of the current top 10 are based in Asia with China in the lead with five. By 2022, the top three will be based in the Middle East with the remaining seven in Asia.
Below is a visual journey of the current top 10 tallest buildings in the world.
No. 10 - International Commerce CentreLocation: Hong Kong, China Height: 1,588 ft Completed: 2010 Floors: 108
No. 9 - Shanghai World Financial CenterLocation: Shanghai, China Height: 1,622 ft Completed: 2008 Floors: 101
No. 8 - TAIPEI 101Location: Taipei, Taiwan Height: 1,667 ft Completed: 2004 Floors: 101
No. 7 - Guangzhou CTF Finance CentreLocation: Guangzhou, China Height: 1,739 ft Completed: 2016 Floors: 111
No. 6 - One World Trade CenterLocation: New York, United States of America Height: 1,792 ft Completed: 2014 Floors: 104
No. 5 - Lotte World TowerLocation: Seoul, South Korea Height: 1,823 ft Completed: 2017 Floors: 123
No. 4 - Ping An Finance CenterLocation: Shenzhen, China Height: 1,965 ft Completed: 2017 Floors: 115
No. 3 - Makkah Royal Clock TowerLocation: Mecca, Saudi Arabia Height: 1,972 ft Completed: 2012 Floors: 120
No. 2 - Shanghai TowerLocation: Shanghai, China Height: 2,073 ft Completed: 2015 Floors: 128
No. 1 - Burj KhalifaLocation: Dubai, UAE Height: 2,723 ft Completed: 2010 Floors: 163
*Special thanks to TAIPEI 101 & Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.