Top 10 Tallest Building on the World – Top 10 Gedung Tertinggi di Dunia #1st part

1. Burj Khalifa

 

Country: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Height: 828 m (2,717 ft)

Floors: 163

Cost Of Project: $1.5 Billion

 

Burj Khalifa known as Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is currently the tallest structure in the world, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010, and is part of the new 2 km2 (490-acre) flagship development called Downtown Dubai at the ‘First Interchange’ along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai’s main business district. The tower’s architecture and engineering were performed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of Chicago, with Adrian Smith as chief architect, and Bill Baker as chief structural engineer. The primary contractor was Samsung C&T of South Korea.The total cost for the project was about US$1.5 billion; and for the entire “Downtown Dubai” development, US$20 billion.\In March 2009, Mohamed Ali Alabbar, chairman of the project’s developer, Emaar Properties, said office space pricing at Burj Khalifa reached US$4,000 per sq ft (over US$43,000 per m²) and the Armani Residences, also in Burj Khalifa, sold for US$3,500 per sq ft (over US$37,500 per m²).

Burj Khalifa yang juga dikenal sebagai Burj Dubai sebelum peresmiannya, adalah sebuah gedung pencakar langit di Dubai, Uni Emirat Arab, dan sekarang merupakan gedung dengan struktur tertinggi di dunia, dengan ketinggian 823 m (2,717 kaki). Kunstruksi dimulai pada 21 September 2004, dimana eksteriornya selesai pada 1 Oktober 2009. Gedung tersebut dibuka secara resmi pada 4 Januari 2010, dan menjadi bagian dari pengembangan flagship 2 km2 (490 acre) bernama Kota Pusat Dubai di “pertukaran pertama” sepanjang Jalan Sheikh Zayed, di sebelah daerah bisnis utama Dubai. Arsitektur gedung dan teknikal bangunan telah dilakukan oleh Skidmore, Owings, dan Merril dari Chicago, bersama Adrian Smith sebagai ketua arsitek, dan Bill Baker sebagai ketua teknikal struktur. Kontraktor utamanya adalah Samsung C&T dari Korea Selatan. Biaya total pembangunan tersebut adalah US$1.5 milyar; dan untuk keseluruhan “Kota Pusat Dubai”, US$20 milyar. Pada Maret 2009, Mohamed Ali Alabbar, pimpinan pengembang proyek, Emaar Properties, menetapkan harga dari ruang kantor hingga US$4,000 per sq kaki (sekitar US$43,000 per m²) dan Armani Residences, juga di Burj Khalifa, yang dijual seharga US$3,500 per sq ft (over US$37,500 per m²).

 

 

2. Taipei 101

 

Country: Taipei, Taiwan

Height: 509 m (1,670 ft)

Floors: 101

Cost Of Project: $1.8 Billion


Taipei 101 , formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is a landmark skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The building ranked officially as the world’s tallest from 2004 until the opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai in 2010. In July 2011, the building was awarded LEED Platinum certification, the highest award in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and became the tallest LEED building in the world. Taipei 101 was designed by C.Y. Lee & partners and constructed primarily by KTRT Joint Venture. The tower has served as an icon of modern Taiwan ever since its opening, and received the 2004 Emporis Skyscraper Award. Fireworks launched from Taipei 101 feature prominently in international New Year’s Eve broadcasts and the structure appears frequently in travel literature and international media.Taipei 101 comprises 101 floors above ground and 5 floors underground. The building was architecturally created as a symbol of the evolution of technology and Asian tradition (see Symbolism). Its postmodernist approach to style incorporates traditional design elements and gives them modern treatments. The tower is designed to withstand typhoons and earthquakes. A multi-level shopping mall adjoining the tower houses hundreds of fashionable stores, restaurants and clubs.

 

Taipei 101, yang sebelumnya diketahui sebagai Pusat Keuangan Dunia Taipei, adalah sebuah pencakar langit yang bertempat di Daerah Xinyi, Taipei, Taiwan. Bangunan ini secara resmi ditetapkan sebagai yang tertinggi di dunia pada 2004 hingga pembukaan Burj khalifa di Dubai pada 2010. Pada Juli 2011, gedung ini diberi penghargaan sertifikat LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)  Platinum, penghargaan tertinggi di sistem rating Kepemimpinan dalam Energi dan Desain Lingkungan dan menjadi gedung tertinggi LEED di dunia. Taipei 101 dirancang oleh C.Y. Lee dan rekannya dan konstruksi utama oleh KTRT Joint Venture. Menara ini dijadikan ikon kemodernan Taiwan sejak pembukaannya, dan menerima Penghargaan Pencakar Langit Emporis 2004 (2004 Emporis Skyscraper Award). Kembang api diluncurkan pada tahun baru internasional dan struktur sering muncul di literatur travel dan media internasional. Taipei 101 meliputi 101 lantai di atas tanah dan 5 lantai di bawah tanah. Arsitektur gedung melambangkan sebuah simbol dari evolusi teknologi dan tradisi Asia. Postmodern nya menyertai gaya elemen desain tradisional dan memberinya perawatan modern. Menara ini dirancang untuk mencegah taupan dan gempa bumi. Sebuah mal perbelanjaan multi-level yang terdiri dari ratusan rumah menara dari toko modern, beberapa restauran dan beberapa klub.

 

3. Shanghai World Financial Center

Country: Shanghai, China

Height: 492 m (1,614 ft)

Floors: 101

Cost Of Project: $1.2 Billion

The Shanghai World Financial Center  is a supertall skyscraper in Pudong, Shanghai, China, developed by Mori Building. It was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. It is a mixed use skyscraper which consists of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls on the ground floors. Park Hyatt Shanghai is the hotel component containing 174 rooms and suites. Occupying the 79th to the 93rd floors, it is the second highest hotel in the world, surpassing the Grand Hyatt Shanghai on the 53rd to 87th floors of the neighboring Jin Mao Tower. On 14 September 2007 the skyscraper was topped out[7] at 492.0 meters (1,614.2 ft) and became the second-tallest building in the world; as well as the tallest structure in the People’s Republic of China, including Hong Kong. It also had the highest occupied floor and the highest height to roof, two categories used to determine the title of “The World’s Tallest Building”.

Shanghai World Financial Center adalah pencakar langit tertinggo di Pudong, Shanghai, China, dikembangkan oleh Mori Building. Didesain oleh Kohn Pedersen Fox. Itu merupakan sebuah pencakar langit yang terdiri dari kantor, hotel, ruang konferensi, ruang pengamatan, dan mal perbelanjaan pada lantai dasar. Taman Hyatt Shanghai adalah komponen hotel termasuk 174 ruangan dan suite. Pada lantai 79 hingga lantai 93, merupakan gedung hitel tertinggi kedua di dunia, melebihi Grand Hyatt Shanghai pada lantai 53 hingga lantai 87 yang berdekatan dengan Menara Jin Mao. Pada 14 September 2007 pencakar langit itu dikalahkan pada 492 meter (1,614 kaki) dan menjadi gedung tertinggi kedua di dunia.; seperti halnya struktur tertinggi di masyarakat Republik Cina, termasuk Hongkong.

Source : exploredia

Translated by me

 

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