Monday, April 30, 2007

World's Tallest Structure Up To 2020

Here are the the world's tallest structure in present and some are yet to be built but in planning up to the year 2020. It started from Eiffel Tower in Paris for just merely 318 metres built in 1887. At the moment the tallest structure standing is Taipei 101 in Taiwan which stands at 508 metres. But in less than 13 years time, the tallest structure on earth could doubled the height of Taipei 101. Planned to be built in Shanghai with 300 floors and 1228 metres, it should be completed by the year 2020.
Location: Paris
Height: 318m
Floors: N/A
Year completed: 1887
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Height: 443m
Floors: 110
Year completed: 1973
Location: Shanghai
Height: 421m
Floors: 88
Year completed: 1998
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Height: 452m
Floors: 88
Year completed: 1998
Location: Dubai
Height: 321m
Floors: N/A
Year completed: 1999
Location: Taipei
Height: 508m
Floors: 101
Year completed: 2004
Location: Shanghai
Height: 492m
Floors: 101
Year completed: 2007 (to be completed)
Location: Tokyo
Height: 600m
Floors: N/A
Year completed: 2007 (to be completed)
Location: Dubai
Height: 705m
Floors: 160
Year completed: 2008 (to be completed)
Location: Guangzhou, Shanghai
Height: 514.8m
Floors: 131
Year completed: 2010 (to be completed)
Location: WTC Manhattan, New York
Height: 541m
Floors: 69
Year completed: 2010 (to be completed)
Location: Shanghai
Height: 1228m
Floors: 300
Year completed: 2020 (to be completed)

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