Entering the 21st century, along with the continuous development of the world construction industry, skyscrapers appear more and more. Asia is one of the regions that gathers the most towering buildings around the globe. And this is the image of the most skyscraper buildings in Asia.
Burj Dubai Tower (Dubai - United Arab Emirates)
Designed by the American architectural firm based in Chicago, the 800-meter Burj tower promises to overshadow Taiwan's 'peak' Taipei 101 tower when it is completed by the end of 2008. It will There are 160 floors and the future is a hotel, a big shopping area and luxury apartments. Dubai city has spent a large amount of money to invest here as a financial center, a global trade center.
Golden Tower (Busan - South Korea)
In late January, New York's design firm won an international competition for the tallest tower design in Asia in the coming decade, organized by the Busan city government, South Korea. At 560 m high, the Millennium Tower (Millennium Tower) has branched architecture into 3 towers.
Taipei 101 Tower (Taiwan)
In 2004, this 509-meter spiral building passed the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia to become the tallest building in the world. It also reached the world record for the fastest elevator speed (60.4 km / h)
Shanghai Financial Center (Shanghai - China)
Shanghai is the commercial center of China and a fertile land for magnificent skyscrapers. By 2008, the city will appear a " human " 492m, Shanghai's future international financial center is a high-end 5-star hotel and many retail areas. It was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox design firm and developed by Japan's Mori Building team.
Petronas Twin Towers (Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia)
With a height of 452 m. This famous twin tower was designed by the famous architect Cesar Pelli and was recognized as the tallest tower in the world in 1998. The combination of steel structure, glass and decorative art of Islam in The top of the tower creates the most mysterious and unique part of the tower.
Jin Mao Tower (Shanghai - China)
This is the tallest building in China. 421m high, is one of the important buildings of Shanghai city. Its English name translates to ' golden prosperous building '.
International Financial Center (Hong Kong)
It was the genius architect Cesar Pell who designed this great project. It is 415m tall and is one of the most elegant business addresses in Hong Kong.
Plaza CITIC (Guangzhou - China)
Completed in 1997, although it did not reach the height of Jin Mao building, it was 391m high and was recognized as one of the tallest buildings in the world.
Shun Hing (Shantou - China)
Shun Hing Square is a 384m high tower and has 69 floors. It was completed in 1996, within 1 year (from 1996 - 1997), this building is the tallest building in China until CITIC Plaza in Guangzhou is completed. It is currently the 4th tallest building in China and ranked 8th in the world's tallest buildings.
Central Plaza (Hong Kong)
From 1992-1996, Central Plaza was listed as one of Asia's tallest buildings. With a height of 374 m, it is ' emperor building ' in Hong Kong until the International Financial Center appeared a few years later.
Bank of China Tower (Hong Kong)
As one of the famous skyscrapers in Hong Kong, it is the headquarters of the Bank of China. The 367m, 70-storey building was built in 1989. This is the tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia between 1989 and 1992 and is the tallest building outside the United States in 1990.
Kingdom office building (Dubai - United Arab Emirates)
Completed for construction in 1999, the 56-storey (Emirates office Tower) office building is now the 12th tallest building in the world. However, by the end of 2008, it would turn into " dwarf " before the " giant guy " Burj Tower as high as 800m.
Tuntex Sky Tower (Kaohsiung - Taiwan)
Also known as T&C Tower, 347m high, 85 floors built from 1994 to 1996 and opened in 1997. This is the tallest building in Kaohsiung and once the tallest building in Taiwan. until the arrival of Taipei 101 skyscraper.