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Six of 10 tallest skyscrapers of 2016 are in China [Copy link] 中文

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The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat keeps tabs on skyscrapers under construction around the world. Of the 10 tallest due for completion this year, six are in China, two in Dubai and one each in Seoul and Moscow.

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1. Burj Khalifa has redefined what is possible in the design and engineering of super tallbuildings. The Tower and its surrounding neighborhood are more centralized than anyother new development in Dubai.

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2. Located in the heart of Shanghais new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, ShanghaiTower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings. The tower rises high above the skyline,its curved façade and spiraling form symbolizing the dynamic emergence of modern China.

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3. At the heart of the holiest Islamic city, Makkah Royal Clock Tower brings an air ofmodernization to the bustling historic center of Mecca. It is conveniently located adjacentto the Grand Mosque, which can accommodate up to two million worshipers over thecourse of the event.

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4. One World Trade Center recaptures the New York skyline. It is a memorablearchitectural landmark for the city and the nation, and connects seamlessly to the city withlinkages to an extensive underground transportation network.

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5. Standing in the Xinyi District of Taipei, an area known for its financial services andvibrant shopping malls, TAIPEI 101 represents a worldwide precedent for sustainableskyscraper development.

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6. The Shanghai World Financial Center, located in Shanghais Pudong District, is a symbolof commerce and culture that speaks to the citys emergence as a global capital.

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7. International Commerce Centre houses some of the most prominent financial institutionsin the world. The building is routinely recognized as a paragon of good management, from acommercial, environmental, and community standpoint.

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