List of megatall skyscrapers

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This is a list of all megatall skyscrapers, i.e. those that rise over 600m (1,969 ft).[1] As of 2019 only three completed buildings are 'megatall' and only a few are actually under construction, though dozens have been proposed.

Megatall skyscrapers[edit]

Rank Building City Country Height (m) Floors Built
1 Burj Khalifa[2] Dubai  UAE 828 m (2,717 ft) 163 2010[3]
2 Shanghai Tower[4] Shanghai  China 632 m (2,073 ft) 128 2015[5]
3 Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower[6] Mecca  Saudi Arabia 601 m (1,972 ft) 120 2012[7]

Megatall skyscrapers under construction[edit]

Rank Building City Country Height (m) Floors Built
1 Jeddah Tower Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 1,000 m (3,300 ft) 167 Under construction[8]
2 Merdeka PNB118 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 644 m (2,113 ft) 118 Under construction[9]
3 Rama IX Super Tower Bangkok  Thailand 615 m (2,018 ft) 125 Under construction[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Günel, M.H.; Ilgin, H.E. (2014). Tall Buildings: Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form. Taylor & Francis. p. 5. ISBN 978-1-317-69073-3. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  2. ^ Al-Kodmany, K. (2017). Understanding Tall Buildings: A Theory of Placemaking. Understanding Tall Buildings: A Theory of Placemaking. Taylor & Francis. p. 201. ISBN 978-1-317-60866-0. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  3. ^ Burj Khalifa - The Skyscraper Center
  4. ^ Spray, S. (2018). Awesome Engineering Skyscrapers. Awesome Engineering. Capstone Press. p. 26. ISBN 978-1-5435-1339-4. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  5. ^ Shanghai Tower - The Skyscraper Center
  6. ^ Bennett, Jay (November 14, 2017). "More Skyscrapers Were Built in 2015 Than Any Other Year". Popular Mechanics. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Makkah Royal Clock Tower - The Skyscraper Center
  8. ^ Jeddah Tower - The Skyscraper Center
  9. ^ Merdeka PNB118 - The Skyscraper Center
  10. ^ Grand Rama 9 Tower - The Skyscraper Center

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