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    World's Tallest Buildings

    1. Taipei 101 - 1671ft




    2. Shanghai World Financial Center - 1614ft




    3. & 4. Petronas Towers - 1483ft & 1483ft




    5. Sears Tower - 1451ft




    6. Jin Mao Tower - 1380ft




    7. Two International Finance Center - 1362ft




    8. CITIC Plaza - 1283ft




    9. Shun Hing Square - 1260ft




    10. Empire State Building - 1250ft


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    Thanks Alonzo.

    Very interesting.

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    that first pic is mesmerising

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    11. Central Plaza - 1227ft




    12. Bank of China Tower - 1205ft




    13. Bank of America Tower - 1200ft




    14. Almas Tower - 1181ft




    15. Emirates Tower - 1163ft




    16. Tuntex Sky Tower - 1140ft




    17. AON Center - 1136ft




    18. The Center - 1135ft




    19. John Hancock Center - 1127ft




    20. Rose Tower - 1093ft


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    21. Shimao International Plaza - 1093ft




    22. Minsheng Bank Building - 1087ft




    23. Ryungyong Hotel - 1083ft




    24. China World Trade Centre - 1083ft




    25. Q1 Tower - 1058ft




    26. Burj Al Arab - 1053ft




    27. Chrysler Building - 1046ft




    28. Nina Tower 1 - 1046ft




    29. New York Times Tower - 1046ft




    30. Bank of America Plaza - 1023ft


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    31. US Bank Tower - 1018ft




    32. Menara telecom - 1017ft




    33. Jumeirah Emirates Tower - 1014ft




    34. One Island East Centre - 1011ft




    35. AT&T Corporate Centre - 1007ft




    36. The Address Downtown Burj Dubai - 1004ft




    37. JP Morgan Chase Tower - 1002ft




    38. Baiyoke Tower II - 997ft




    39. Two Prudential Plaza - 995ft




    40. Wells Fargo Plaza - 992ft


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    22. I love this one, Wuhan Mingsheng 1092 ft


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    Empire State Building is now 14th. Even WTC1 would only just make it into 10th place were it still intact.

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    this baby's going up in Guangzhou, 1440ft:






    and this monster opposite, 2001ft





    Nanjing's Greenland Plaza 1476ft:








    The Abraj Al Abait in Meccah, 1950ft (Ive no idea how tall it is now, but well over 1200ft)







    The ICC, Hong Kong 1584ft









    Last edited by zupermaus; June 23rd, 2009 at 05:14 PM.

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    I love the first two projects. The crossbracing and the twist, great!

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    oop, forgot, this baby in Kuwait, 1350 ft








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    One of the weirdest "ensembles" I've ever seen...

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    And that tall tower at right (reflecting the sun) is stunning. Easily one of the best designs of that kind (it'd make a nice trophy wife for BOA-nyc).

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    [QUOTE=kz1000ps;289723]One of the weirdest "ensembles" I've ever seen...
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    It does have a Bruce Willis movie / comic book quality to it.

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    ships of the desert



    more pix













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