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Al Burj may rival Burj Dubai for the tallest building
Al Burj is a skyscraper proposed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is expected to rival Burj Dubai for the world’s tallest building title. If built, it will form the centrepiece of the Dubai Waterfront being developed by Al Nakheel, which is also the developer of the famous Palm Islands.


Burj Al Alam will house the world's highest hotel.
Rising beyond 480 metres, Burj Al Alam is designed to resemble a dazzling crystal flower with a total of 108 floors, out of which, 74 will be dedicated to offices and 27 storeys will be taken up by hotels and service apartments. Burj Al Alam will house the world's highest hotel. The Fortune Group will commence construction of Burj Al Alam (The World Tower) in 2006 and complete it by 2009.


Daring new residential skyscraper planned for Manhattan
Plans for a daring residential Manhattan skyscraper designed by French architect Jean Nouvel that will be taller than the Chrysler Building were announced Thursday, The Independent reports.


Kuwait building the tallest building in the world at 1001 meters
Kuwait is building the world's tallest tower at 1,001 meters in Madinat al Hareer, also known as the City of Silk. When completed, the Burj Mubarak al-Kabir will beat a residential tower undergoing construction in Dubai estimated to rise between 700 to 800 meters.


Confusion over fate of Europe's tallest building
Work on the Russia Tower in Moscow, planned to be the tallest building in Europe has stopped because of the credit crunch. Billionare developer Shalva Chigirinsky said the crisis had forced him to freeze work on an array of projects, including the Russia Tower, which is to be 612 metres high when completed.


Tallest Building in China Breaks Ground
Shanghai Tower, a 632-meter (2,074 foot) building designed by Gensler, a leading global architectural design firm, advances sustainable design strategies and gives prominence to public spaces.


India's tallest building to come up in Mumbai
Mumbai is to have India's tallest building -- a 101-storeyed tower for which the Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan gave in-principle approval today. This 526 meter-tall (1,725 feet) building proposed by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority is to come up in suburban Wadala and will be the third tallest building in the world.


Nakheel Tower - The new Superstructure from the Emirates
State owned Dubai developer Nakheel has announced it has plans to build a 200 story 1 km (3,281 ft) tall building in Dubai.


Work on Dubai’s tallest tower halted
The developer of a skyscraper set to soar two-thirds of a mile above Dubai said Wednesday it’s halting work on the project for a year as the boomtown grapples with the financial crisis.


Shanghai is the world's 4th tallest city
Shanghai made it to 4th place in Forbes' list of the world's tallest cities with a total of 21 towers climbing over 700 feet.


 

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