10.PVN 102 tower
Location Tu Liem, Hanoi,
Status Approved
Groundbreaking 2011
Estimated completion 2014
Use Office and Apartments
Roof 528 metres (1,732 ft)
Top floor 528 metres (1,732 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 102
Elevators Cooming Soon
Cost US$1.2 billion
Companies involved
Developer PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation
Owner PetroVietnam . PVN 102 Tower will be the tallest building in Southeast Asia.

9. One World Trade Center – New York City, United States

Height (meter/foot): 541/1776

Year of completion: 2013

Architecht: David Childs (Skidmore, Owings and Merril)

Construction status: Under construction

One World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the United States. The construction is part of an effort to memorialize and rebuild after the original World Trade Center complex was destroyed during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

8. Lotte Super Tower – Seoul, South Korea

Height (meter/foot): 555/1821

Year of completion: 2014

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox

Construction Status: Under construction

At 555 m (1,821 ft) in height, the building would become one of the world’s tallest buildings if completed on schedule in 2014.

7. Goldin Finance 117 – Tianjin, PR China

Height (meter/foot): 597/1959

Year of completion:2014-15

Architect: P&T Group

Construction Status: Under construction/on hold

Although construction started in 2008, in late January 2010 it was announced that it had been suspended. If construction resumes, the building will not be completed until late 2014 or early 2015.

6. Incheon Tower – Incheon, South Korea

Height (meter/foot): 601/1969

Year of completion: 2015

Architect: John Portman and Associates

Construction Status: Under construction

The Incheon Tower will consist of two buildings with 150 floors each, making them the world’s tallest twin towers.

5. Mecca Royal Clock Tower – Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Height (meter/foot): 601/1972

Year of completion: 2011

Architect: Dar Al-Handasah Architects

Construction Status: Under construction

It will surpass the Emirates Park Tower in Dubai as the world’s tallest hotel. It is also the second tallest building under construction.

4. Shanghai Tower – Shanghai, PR China

Height (meter/foot): 632/2073

Year of completion: 2014

Architect: Gensler/Tongji University

Construction Status: Under construction

Only four years after the Shanghai World Financial Center opened its doors to become the the third tallest building in the world, the city is once again breaking its own records with the Shanghai Tower, which upon completion will be the second tallest in the world

3. Burj Khalifa – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Height (meter/foot): 828/2717

Year of completion: 2010

Architect: Adrian Smith (Skidmore, Owens and Merill)

Construction Status: Completed

The Burj Khalifa opened one January 4th of this year, and is currently the tallest man made structure ever built, which includes TV-towers

2. Burj Mubarak Al Kabir – Kuwait City, Kuwait

Height (meter/foot): 1001/3284

Year of completion: 2016

Architect: Eric Kuhne and Associates

Construction Status: Under construction

The building will include seven vertically-stacked 30-story ‘neighborhoods”, including apartments, offices, and hotels. Reaching the one kilometer milestone has long been an elusive dream, but now seems it will finally be realised.

1.Kingdom Tower – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Height (meter/foot): 1000+/3280+

Year of completion: 2020

Architect: Smith and Gill

Construction Status: Confirmed

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