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The world’s top 20 biggest skyscrapers of 2015

With the completion of the Shanghai Tower, Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, was pushed out of the top 20 for the world’s biggest skyscrapers of 2015, based on data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The 2,717 feet tall Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai is the biggest skyscraper in the world.

The Shanghai Tower, completed in November and standing 632 meters tall, is the tallest building in China and the second tallest in the world.

Here’s a look at the world’s top 20 biggest skyscrapers of 2015:

1. Burj Khalifa
Location: Dubai (AE)
Height (m): 828
Height (ft): 2,717
Floors: 163
Completed: 2010

2. Shanghai Tower
Location: Shanghai (CN)
Height (m): 632
Height (ft): 2,073
Floors: 128
Completed: 2015

3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower
Location: Mecca (SA)
Height (m): 601
Height (ft): 1,972
Floors: 120
Completed: 2012

4. One World Trade Center
Location: New York City (US)
Height (m): 541.3
Height (ft): 1,776
Floors: 94
Completed: 2014

5. TAIPEI 101
Location: Taipei (TW)
Height (m): 508
Height (ft): 1,667
Floors: 101
Completed: 2004

The world’s top 20 biggest skyscrapers of 2015

6. Shanghai World Financial Center
Location: Shanghai (CN)
Height (m): 492
Height (ft): 1,614
Floors: 101
Completed: 2008

7. International Commerce Centre
Location: Hong Kong (CN)
Height (m): 484
Floors: 1,588
Floors: 108
Completed: 2010

8. Petronas Twin Tower 1
Location: Kuala Lumpur (MY)
Height (m): 451.9
Height (ft): 1,483
Floors: 88
Completed: 1998

9. Petronas Twin Tower 2
Location: Kuala Lumpur (MY)
Height (m): 451.9
Height (ft): 1,483
Floors: 88
Completed: 1998

10. Zifeng Tower
Location: Nanjing (CN)
Height (m): 450
Height (ft): 1,476
Floors: 66
Completed: 2010

11. Willis Tower
Location: Chicago (US)
Height (m): 442.1
Height (ft): 1,451
Floors: 108
Completed: 1974

12. KK100
Location: Shenzhen (CN)
Height (m): 441.8
Height (ft): 1,449
Floors: 100
Completed: 2011

13. Guangzhou International Finance Center
Location: Guangzhou (CN)
Height (m): 438.6
Height (ft): 1,439
Floors: 103
Completed: 2010

14. 432 Park Avenue
Location: New York City (US)
Height (m): 425.5
Height (ft): 1,396
Floors: 85
Completed: 2015

15. Trump International Hotel & Tower
Location: Chicago (US)
Height (m): 423.2
Height (ft): 1,389
Floors: 98
Completed: 2009

16. Jin Mao Tower
Location: Shanghai (CN)
Height (m): 420.5
Height (ft): 1,380
Floors: 88
Completed: 1999

17. Princess Tower
Location: Dubai (AE)
Height (m): 413.4
Height (ft): 1,356
Floors: 101
Completed: 2012

18. Al Hamra Tower
Location: Kuwait City (KW)
Height (m): 412.6
Height (ft): 1,354
Floors: 80
Completed: 2011

19. Two International Finance Centre
Location: Hong Kong (CN)
Height (m): 412
Height (ft): 1,352
Floors: 88
Completed: 2003

20. 23 Marina
Location: Dubai (AE)
Height (m): 392.4
Height (ft): 1,287
Floors: 88
Completed: 2012

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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