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List of 25 Tallest Buildings in the World in 2022

In this article, we will discuss the tallest building in the world.


  1. Introduction  

There are many tallest are there in this beautiful world. Today, we will see different tallest buildings situated in different countries. Currently, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in this world having a height of 828 meters above the ground which is almost double of Petronas tower.

But, this world’s tallest building record will be broken soon by the tower named Jeddah tower, Saudi Arabia.


  2. List of Tallest Buildings in the World  

Here is the list of the 25 tallest buildings in the world.

25. Zifeng Tower

24. Suzhou IFS

23. Petronas Twin Tower 2

22. Petronas tower 1

21. Changsha IFS Tower

20. Vincom Landmark

19. Lakhta Center

18. Central Park Tower

17. Shanghai World Finance Center

16. International Commerce Center

15. TAIPEI 101

14. CITIC Tower

13. Tianjin CTF Finance Center

12. Guangzhou CTF Finance Center

11. One World Trade Center

10. Lotte World Tower

9. Global Financial Center Tower 1

8.  Goldin Finance 117

7. Ping An Finance Center

6. Makkah Royal Clock Tower

5. Merdeka PNB118

4. Shanghai Tower

3. Wuhan Greenland Tower

2. Burj Khalifa

1. Jeddah Tower


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  25. Zifeng Tower  

The height of this tower is 450m. This project was completed in 2010. Zifeng Tower is a mixed type skyscraper that includes a hotel, office, apartment, public utility area, restaurant, etc. The whole construction cost is 5 billion RMB. Zifeng Tower is the tallest in Jiangsu also built under the Shanghai Construction Group.

List of 25 Tallest Buildings in the World in 2022


Project Name: Zifeng Tower

City & Country: China

Height: 450m

Floors: 66

Completion year: 2010


  24. Suzhou IFS  

Suzhou International finance square is the tallest building in Suzhou. It is a multipurpose building that contains an office, apartment, hotel, etc. The head of the IFS tower is Wharf. The whole floor area is 393200 m2 having 95 floors are there with 62 elevators and lift. Suzhou IFS tower was designed by the Kohn Pedersen Fox Associated.

suzhou IFS  


Project Name: Suzhou IFS Tower

Country &  City: China

Height: 450m

Floors: 66

Completion year: 2010


  23. Petronas Twin Tower 2  

The height of this tower is 491m having 88 floors located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This tower is used as a commercial office. The Petronas Twin Tower 1 & 2 is connected with the help of Sky bridge. The sky bridge is 58.4m long. It has 29 double-deckers lifts or elevators. Petronas Tower is also named Menara pentronas 2.

Petronas Twin Tower 2  


Project Name: Petronas Twin Tower 2

City & Country: Kuala Lumpur

Height: 491 m

Floors: 88

Completed year: 1998


  22. Petronas Twin Tower 1  

Petronas Twin Tower was built by KLCC Property Holdings Berhad. Petronas Twin tower 1 is a building-type structure. It is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Twin tower construction began in 1992 and was finished in 1998. The design is based on Islamic type geometry, and also 41 and 42 floors are attached with Sky Bridge.


Petronas Twin Tower 1


Project Name: Petronas Twin Tower 1

Country & City: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Height: 491m

Floors: 88

Completion year: 1998


  21. Changsha IFS Tower  

Changsha IFS Tower was constructed in 2013 and completed in 2017. This tower has 95 floors and the floor area is 300000 m2.


changsha IFS Tower  


Project name: Changsha IFS Tower

Country & City: China

Height: 452

Floor: 95

Completion year: 2018


  20. Vincom Landmark  

Vincom Landmark is also named Landmark 81. This tower is the tallest tower in Vietnam. This tower contains 81 floors on it. Construction started in 2015 and was completed. Vincom landmark is also the tallest tower in Southeast Asia. This is a mixed type of skyscraper.


Vincom Land Mark


Project Name: Vincom Land Mark

Country & City: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Height: 470 m

Floor: 81

Completed Year: 2018


  19. Lakhta Center  

Lakhta Center was built in 2012 and completed in 2019. This Tower consists of 87 floors above the ground level and 3 floors below the ground level. The whole construction cost is around US 1.77 billion and the owner of lakhta was Gazprom. This tower is located in Lakhta, Russia.


Lakhta Center  


Project Name: Lakhta Center

Country & City: Russia

Height: 462m

Floor: 87

Completed year: 2019


  18. Central Park Tower  

Generally, Central park tower is also known as Nordstrom Tower. Central park tower is located in New York City, United States. It is the second tallest tower in the USA. This tower was constructed by the Extell company shanghai municipal investment group. The tower consists of 98 floors above the ground and 3 floors below the ground.


Central Park Tower


Project Name: Central Park Tower

City & Tower: New York, USA

Height: 472

Floors: 98

Completed year: 2019


 17. Shanghai World Finance Center 

It is the tallest skyscraper in shanghai. The Shanghai center consists of mixed-used skyscrapers because it consists of offices, malls, hotels, etc. The shanghai center was established by Mori Building and constructed by Kohn Pederson Fox. This tower has a trapezoid peak.


Shanghai World Finance Center 


Project Name: Shanghai World Finance Center

Country & City: Shanghai, China

Height: 492m


Completed year: 2008


 16. International Commerce Center  

This tower is located in Hongkong. It is the second tallest building in Hongkong. This building consists of 108 floors above the ground and 4 below the ground. In this tower 4, 14, 24, 34 like floor number is neglected so that is marked as a 118 story building.


International Commerce Center 


Project Name: International Commerce Center

Country & City: Hongkong

Height: 484m

Floor: 108

Completion year: 2010


  15. TAIPEI 101  

TAIPEI 101 is also named Taipei world finance center. This building is certified by LEED as the tallest green building in the world. The elevator of this building is so fast that it needs 37 seconds to transport people from the 5th floor to the 89th floor.




Project Name: TAIPEI 101

Country & City: Taipei

Height: 508m

Floor: 101

Completed year: 2004


  14. CITIC Tower  

CITIC Tower consists of mass transportation and connects the pedestrian, subway line, and roadway. This tower is used for multi-purpose business activities.




Project Name: CITIC Tower

Country & City: Beijing

Height: 527

Floor: 109

Completed year:  2018


  13. Tianjin CTF Finance Center  

The shape of this building is trapezoidal from top to bottom and the base is square. During the daytime, the building appears in different colors but at night its tops look like a diamond.


Tianjin CTF Finance Center 


Project Name: Tianjin CTF Finance Center

City & Country: Tianjin

Height: 530m

Floors: 97

Completed year: 2019


  12. Guangzhou CTF Finance Center  

This building is also called as EastTower. This is the third tallest building in China. There are 111 floors above the ground level and 5 below the ground level. In this tower, there is a shopping mall, office, hotel, etc.


Guangzhou CTF Finance Center


Project Name: Guangzhou CTF Finance Center

City & Country: Guangzhou

Height: 530m

Floors: 111

Completed year: 2016


  11. One World Trade Center  

The original World Trade Center is opened in April 1973. in this center, the big seven complexes is built and it was damaged during September 2001, at that time period of 11 attacks occur on the tallest world trade center. The reconstruction of the building is needed.


One World Trade Center


Project Name: One World Trade Center

Country & City: New York, USA

Height: 541m

Floors: 94

Completed year: 2011


  10. Lotte World Tower  

The built-up ground area of about 505,300 m2.  This tower consists of the longest and fastest elevator,  which can carry 54 people from the basement to the 121st floor in less than a minute.

It has a double-deck elevator that is 496m high and powered by a 100 traction machine. The tower also has the world’s highest glass-bottomed observation deck on the 121st floor.


Lotte World Tower  


Project Name: Lotte World Tower

Country & City: Seoul, South Korea

Height: 554 m

Floors: 123

Completed Year: 2017


  9. Global Financial Tower 1  

The Global Financial Center Tower’s main aim is to become the financial center for Shenyang in China. The tower consists of major activities like businesses, offices, conference hall, meeting area, Trading area offices, and Executive hub.


Global Financial Tower 1


Project Name: Global Financial Tower 1

Complex Name: Baoneng Shenyang Global Financial Centre

City & Country: Shenyang, China

Height: 568m.

Floors: 114

Completion Year: 2018


  8. Goldin Finance 117  

The tower contains the office area from the 7th floor to the 92nd floor with a gross floor area of 280,000m2. The Goldin Finance tower has designed by P&T Group and aims for LEED Platinum certification.

The 5-star rating hotels are to be situated on the top floors providing panoramic views of the city and beyond. The Floors have a gross floor area of exactly 80,669m² and will capture floors from level 94 to the top.


Goldin Finance 117


Project Name:  Goldin Finance 117

Country & City: Tianjin, China

Heights: 599m

Floors: 115

Completed Year: 2017


  7. Ping An Finance Center  

This tower includes the five floors of retail shops terrace away from the tower, forming a large, and amphitheater-like shape.

The Ping An Finance Center has been conceived to adjust 100 office floors above the retail and conference podium, the tower will adjust 15,500 workers and 9,000 daily passengers to an observation deck.


Ping An Finance Center  


Project Name: Ping An Finance Center
Country & City: Shenzhen, China
Height: 599 m
Floor: 128
Completed Year: 2018

  6. Makkah Royal Clock Tower  

Makkah Royal Clock Tower is also known as Abraj  Al-Bait Tower. The tower construction was started in 2004 and got completed in 2012.

The Tower consists of residential houses towers for permanent residents, a five-star hotel run by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts for adapting the Hajj pilgrims, and the Abraj Al Bait shopping mall. There is an arrangement of parking for more than 1,000 vehicles.

For a resident of the tower, a unique medium is given to achieve formal prayers five times a day. The Tower is created to handle large visitors flow by Kone for the building complex allows up to 75,000 residents from all the seven towers to exit the building via podiums during each prayer time in an organized manner.


Makkah Royal Clock Tower


Project Name: Makkah Royal Clock Tower

Country & City: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Height: 601 m

Floor: 120

Completed Year: 2012


  5. Merdeka PNB 118 

The Merdeka PNB 118 contains a total of 118 floors where, 83 floors will be premium office space, 17 floors will be for the five-star Park Hyatt hotel, four floors for South-East Asia’s highest observation deck while the remaining floors will be utilized for mechanical and electrical systems and other operations.


tallest buildings in the world


Project Name: Merdeka PNB118

Country & City: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Height: 630 m

Floor: 118

Completed Year: 2020


  4. Shanghai Tower  

In this Building, there are around 200 turbines spinning at the top which generates 10% of the building’s electricity. It is famous for world’s tallest turbine naturally.

The tower is bounded in two layers of glass for natural cooling and ventilation, and in total developers say a third of the site is “green space”, containing 24 sky gardens posing between the two skins.


Shanghai Tower 


Project Name: Shanghai Tower

Country & City: Shanghai, China

Height: 632 m

Floor: 128

Completed year: 2015


  3. Wuhan Greenland Center  

The construction of the Wuhan Greenland center was started on June 28, 2012. This tower has 120 stories, mixed-use tower that holds 300,000 square meters of floor area, capturing 200,000 square meters of offices. The Tower also captures 50,000 square meters of residential space and a 45,000 square meter Ritz Carlton hotel.


Wuhan Greenland Center


Project Name: Wuhan Greenland Center

Country & City: Wuhan, China

Height: 636 m

Floor: 125

Completed Year: 2022


  2. Burj Khalifa Tower  

Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure ever built whose height is 2716.54 feet and is located in Dubai (UAE). It consists of 163 stories.

The total construction cost of Burj Khalifa was $1.5 billion.

After the completion of the construction of Jeddah Tower, many records of Burj Khalifa will be broken.


Burj Khalifa


Project Name: Burj Khalifa Tower

Country & City: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Height: 828 m

Floor: 163

Completion Year: 2010


  1. Jeddah Tower  

Jeddah Tower will be the first-ever man-made structure whose height will be 3,280 feet after completion.

It will consist of168 floors (2 basements).

Its preliminary construction cost is SR 4.45 billion (US$1.23 billion).

It is under construction recently and the construction was started on 1 April 2013.

The time for complete construction was estimated to be 63 months ( 5 years & 3 months). But due to labor-related issues and Coivd-pandemic, its construction is delayed.


Jeddah Tower


Project Name: Jeddah Tower

Country & City: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Height: 1000 m

Floor: 168

Completed Year: Progressing


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