Most cities in the world continue to witness continued mushrooming of skyscrapers every now and then. In fact, tall buildings are a common feature of modern cities around the world. Besides being an architectural prolificacy, skyscrapers take advantage of space in height, rather than in width. This perhaps a big advantage considering today’s crowded communities.
We have come up with the list of skyscrapers believed to be the tallest in the world. These skyscrapers were ranked based on the data released by Emporis Standards Committee. This committee took account of only those buildings that have already been completed or been topped out. Have a look at the countdown.
20: Al Hamra Tower
With a Height of 1,352 ft and 77 stories, this tower is of the tallest buildings in the world. This $950 million tower is located in Kuwait city and was designed by Skidmore, Owings $ Merrill. The façade of this building is entirely made of glass.