This is a list of all megatall skyscrapers, i.e. those that rise over 600 m (1,969 ft).[1] As of 2022, only four completed buildings are 'megatall' and none are currently under construction, though dozens have been proposed.

Megatall skyscrapers

Rank Building Image City Country Height Floors Completed Observation deck
1 Burj Khalifa[2]
Burj Khalifa in 2017.jpg
Dubai  UAE 828 m (2,717 ft) 163 2010 555 m (1,821 ft)[3]
2 Merdeka 118
Merdeka 118 20220903.jpg
Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 679 m (2,228 ft) 118 2022 566 m (1,857 ft)
3 Shanghai Tower[4]
Shanghai Tower in 2015.jpg
Shanghai  China 632 m (2,073 ft) 128 2015 562 m (1,844 ft)[5]
4 Makkah Royal Clock Tower[6]
Makkah Royal Clock Tower in 2012.jpg
Mecca  Saudi Arabia 601 m (1,972 ft) 120 2012 484.4 m (1,589 ft)[7]

Proposed megatall skyscrapers

Rank Building City Country Height (m) Floors Progress
1 Sky Mile Tower Tokyo  Japan 1,600 m (5,200 ft) 421 Proposed
2 Jeddah Tower Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 1,000 m (3,300 ft) 167 Under construction (on hold)[8]
4 Dubai One Tower Dubai  United Arab Emirates 711 m (2,333 ft) 161 Proposed
5 Uptown Dubai Tower 1 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 711 m (2,333 ft) 115 Proposed
6 Lakhta Center 2 Saint Petersburg  Russia 703 m (2,306 ft) 150 Proposed[9]
7 Tower M Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 700 m (2,300 ft) 145 Proposed
8 Signature Tower Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 638 m (2,093 ft) 113 Proposed
9 Tradewinds Square Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 608 m (1,995 ft) 110 Proposed
10 Phuong Trach Tower Hanoi  Vietnam 600 m (2,000 ft) 108 Proposed

See also

References

  1. ^ Günel, M. H.; Ilgin, H. E. (2014). Tall Buildings: Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form. Taylor & Francis. p. 5. ISBN 978-1-317-69073-3. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  2. ^ Al-Kodmany, K. (2017). Understanding Tall Buildings: A Theory of Placemaking. Understanding Tall Buildings: A Theory of Placemaking. Taylor & Francis. p. 201. ISBN 978-1-317-60866-0. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  3. ^ Burj Khalifa – The Skyscraper Center
  4. ^ Spray, S. (2018). Awesome Engineering Skyscrapers. Awesome Engineering. Capstone Press. p. 26. ISBN 978-1-5435-1339-4. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  5. ^ Shanghai Tower – The Skyscraper Center
  6. ^ Bennett, Jay (November 14, 2017). "More Skyscrapers Were Built in 2015 Than Any Other Year". Popular Mechanics. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Makkah Royal Clock Tower – The Skyscraper Center
  8. ^ "Kingdom Holding CEO: Saudi Arabia is full of potential investments - CNN Video". Retrieved 2021-02-19.
  9. ^ "Architectural concept unveiled for 703-meter skyscraper Lakhta Center 2". Retrieved 2021-05-27.

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