Obviously, there is nothing that could stop the world from building skyscraping projects. Despite the recent economic decline, the urge to creating bigger and taller structures never ends.
While Dubai currently holds the record for building the tallest structure in the world, other countries boast their tall buildings as well. Here are some of them:
15. Lakihegy Tower
With a height of 314 meters or about 1,031 feet, the Lakihegy Tower is currently the 15th tallest structure in the world.
14. Millau Viaduct
Found in France, the Millau Viaduct has an amazing height of 342 meters.
13. TV Tower Vinnytsia
Built in Ukraine, the TV Tower Vinnytsia is a structure that stands 354 meters.
12. Gerbrandy Tower
With a height of 366.8 meters, the Gerbrandy Tower in the Netherlands was built in 1961.
11. Zhoushan Island Overhead Powerline Tie
Located in Zhoushan Island, this Overhead Powerline Tie is 370 meters tall.
10. Kiev TV Tower
Built in 1973, the Kiev TV Tower has a stunning height of 385 meters.
9. Dimona Radar Facility
Situated in Dimona, Israel, the Dimona Radar Facility is 400 meters tall.
8. Ekibastuz GRES-2 Power Station
Built in Ekibastusz in 1987, the Ekibastusz GRES-2 Power Station is the 8th tallest structure in the world, standing 419.7 meters tall.
7. Petronas Twin Towers
Found in Kuala Lumpur, the Petronas Twin Towers has a height of 452 meters.
6. Lualualei VLF transmitter
Found in USA, the Lualualei VLF transmitter was built in 1962. Its height is 458 meters.
5. BREN Tower
The BREN Tower has a height of 462 meters. It is found in the Nevada Test Site.
4. Abraj Al Bait Towers
Located in Mecca, Abraj, the Abraj Al Bait Towers was built in 2011. It is 601 meters tall.
3. KVLY-TV mast
Found in Blanchard, USA, the KVLY-TV Mast has a height of 628.8 meters.
2. Tokyo Skytree
Built in 2011 in Japan, the Tokyo Skytree has a height of 634 meters.
1. Burj Khalifa
With an amazing height of 829.84 meters, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world to date. It was built in 2010.
All buildings and structures on this list obviously have skyscraping heights that anyone with acrophobia would never attempt to climb up any of them. And the fact that they were all built a few years ago, can you imagine how tall will the buildings be on the succeeding years? We’ll have to wait and see.