Top 10 Tallest Building on the World – Top 10 Gedung Tertinggi di Dunia #Last Part

8. Willis Tower


Country / Negara : Chicago, USA

Height / Tinggi : 442 m  (1,451 ft )

Floors / Jumlah Lantai : 108

Cost Of Project / Biaya Proyek : $950 Million / $950 juta

The Willis Tower (formerly named, and still commonly referred to as the Sears Tower) is a 108-story, 1451-foot (442 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. At the time of its completion in 1973, it was the tallest building in the world, surpassing the World Trade Center towers in New York, and it held this rank for nearly 25 years. The Willis Tower is the tallest building in the United States and the fifth-tallest freestanding structure in the world, as well as the fifth tallest building in the world to the roof. Although Sears’ naming rights expired in 2003, the building continued to be called the Sears Tower for several years.

Menara Willis ( nama sebelumnya, dan masih dikenal sebagai Menara Sears ) adalah sebuah pencakar langit berlantai 108, 1541 kaki ( 442 m )  di Chicago, Illinois. Saat penyelesaiannya di 1973, merupakan gedung tertinggi di dunia, melewati menara Pusat Perdagangan Dunia di new York, dan mempertahankan rank ini untuk 25 tahun. Menara Willis adalah gedung tertinggi di Amerika Serikat dan  struktur tertinggi ke lima di dunia, atas gedung tertinggi ke lima di dunia hingga atapnya. Meskipun hak nama Sears habis di tahun 2003, gedung ini masih dikenal sebagai Menara Sears untuk beberapa tahun.

9. Guangzhou International Finance Center – China


Country / Negara : Guangzhou, China

Height / Tinggi : 438 m (1,435 ft)

Floors / Jumlah Lantai : 103

Cost Of Project / Biaya Proyek : $1.2 Billion / $1.2 milyar

Guangzhou International Finance Centre or Guangzhou West Tower is a 103 story, 440.2 m (1,444 ft) tall skyscraper at Zhujiang Avenue West in Tianhe District at Guangzhou, China. Construction of the building, designed by Wilkinson Eyre, broke ground in December 2005. When complete, the building will be used as a conference centre, hotel and office building. Floors 1 to 66 are used as office, floors 67 to 68 are mechanical equipment, floors 69 to 98 as a Four Seasons Hotel and in floors 99 and 100 is an observation deck. The hotel lobby is located on the 70th floor. The building was completed in 2010. The building was previously known as Guangzhou West Tower and had a related project, the proposed Guangzhou East Tower which, at 475 m (1,558 ft), would have been even taller, though that project has been awarded to a different design by Kohn Pedersen Fox, the 530 m (1,740 ft) tall Chow Tai Fook Centre.

Pusat Keuangan Internasional Guangzhou atau Menara Guangzhou Barat adalah sebuah pencakar langit berlantai 103, 440,2 m ( 1.444 kaki ) di Zhujiang Avenue West di Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China. Konstruksi bangunan, di desain oleh Wilkinson Eyre, pekerjaan pertama di Desember 2005. Ketika selesai, bangunan itu akan digunakan sebagai pusat konferensi, hotel, dan gedung perkantoran. Lantai 1 hingga 66 digunakan sebagai kantor, lantai 67 hingga 68 adalah peralatan mekanik, lantai 69 hingga 98 sebagai sebuah Four Seasons Hotel dan di lantai 99 hingga 100 adalah geladak observasi. Lobi hotel terletak di lantai 70. Gedung ini selesai di tahun 2010. Gedung yang sebelumnya dikenal sebagai Menara Guangzhou Barat dan memiliki sebuah proyek berkaitan, yang diusulkan Menara Guangzhou Timur, yang 475 m ( 1.588 kaki ), yang akan menjadi lebih tinggi, meskipin proyek itu telah diberikan sebuah rancangan berbeda oleh Kohn Pedersen Foc, yang 530 m ( 1.740 kaki ) tinggi Chow Tai Fook Centre.

10. Trump International Hotel and Tower

Country / Negara : Chicago, USA

Height / Tinggi : 423 m (1,389 ft)

Floors / Jumlah Lantai: 98

Cost Of Project / Biaya Proyek : $847 Million

The Trump International Hotel and Tower, also known as Trump Tower Chicago and locally as the Trump Tower, is a skyscraper condo-hotel in downtown Chicago, Illinois. The building, named after real estate developer Donald Trump, was designed by architect Adrian Smith of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Bovis Lend Lease built the 98-story structure, which reached a height of 1,389 feet (423 m) including its spire, its roof topping out at 1,170 feet (360 m). It is adjacent to the main branch of the Chicago River, with a view of the entry to Lake Michigan beyond a series of bridges over the river. The building received publicity when the winner of the first season of The Apprentice television show, Bill Rancic, chose to manage the construction of the tower. Trump announced in 2001 that the skyscraper would become the tallest building in the world, but after the September 11, 2001 attacks, the building plans were scaled back, and its design underwent several revisions. When topped out in 2009 it became the second-tallest building in the United States after Chicago’s Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower). It is expected to be surpassed by One World Trade Center in New York City in the middle of 2013. Trump Tower surpassed Chicago’s John Hancock Center as the building with the world’s highest residence above ground-level and held this title until the completion of the Burj Khalifa. As of 20 it is the tenth-tallest building in the world.

Menara dan Hotel Internasional Trump, juga dikenal sebagai Menara Trump Chicago dan juga Menara Trump, adalah sebuah pencakar langit condo-hotel di pusat kota Chicago, Illinois. Gedung ini, dinamakan setelah pengembang tetap Donald Trump, didesain oleh arsitek Adrian Smith dari Skidmore, Owings dan Merril. Bovis Lend Lease membangun struktur 98 lantai, yang mencapai tinggi 1.389 kaki ( 423 m ) termasuk puncak menara, atapnya keluar di 1.170 kaki ( 360 m ). Bersebelahan dengan cabang utama Sungai Chicago, dengan pemandangan Danau Michigan dengan sebuah rangkaian jembatan di atas sungai itu. Gedung ini menerima publisitas ketika pemenang dari acara TV season pertama The Apprentice, Bill Rancic, memilih untuk mengatur konstruksi menara itu. Trump mengumumkan di tahun 2011 bahwa pencakar langit itu akan menjadi yang tertinggi di dunia, tetapi setelah 11 September 2011, perencanaan pembangunan ditarik kembali, dan direvisi kembali. Pada tahun 2011, menara ini menjadi gedung tertinggi ke sepuluh di dunia.

Source : exploredia

Translated by me



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