Six amazing buildings in the world
World Today 2015-05-16 14:02:34
Regatta Hotel – Indonesia
The beautiful and stylish Regatta Hotel located in Jakarta, Indonesia was designed by Atelier Enam, inspired by a nautical theme. The centerpiece of the building is the aerodynamically shaped hotel, the most eye catching feature of the Java Sea skyline. It is a five star hotel with an Aqua Park over 11 hectares of reclaimed land.
Burj Khalifa – UAE
Burj Khalifa is the tallest artificial structure in the world, at the total height of 2,722 feet. It is situated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and designed as a centerpiece of a large scale development including 30,000 homes, 9 hotels, 19 residential towers, 3 hectares of parkland, the Dubai Mall and 12 hectare Burj Khalifa Lake.
Mecca Royal Clock Tower – Saudi Arabia
Mecca Royal Clock Tower is a building complex located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia as a part of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project. It has several world records including the tallest clock tower in the world, the tallest hotel in the world, largest clock face in the world and the building with the largest floor area in the world. It is also the second tallest building, following Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. It has a height of 2,171 feet and can house 100,000 people.
One World Trade Tower – USA
One World Trade Tower is the central building in the new World Trade Center complex situated in lower Manhattan, New York City, United States of America. It is located at the same location as the previous World Trade Center, destroyed in September 11, 2001 attack. It is a 104 story skyscraper, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. It is 1,776 feet in height and occupies 16 acre of area.
World One – India
World One is a residential skyscraper located in Mumbai, India. It is the tallest residential building in the world, with a total cost of $399 million and a height of over 1,450 feet. It has 117 floors, 300 apartments and 18 elevators. The builders associated with the building are the Lodha group, one of the India’s top builders.
Shanghai Tower of Shanghai – China
Shanghai Tower is a skyscraper in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China at a height of over 2073 feet and 121 stories. It is the tallest building in China and the third largest in the world. The project is designed by Gensler Inc. and cost $2.2 billion dollars.
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