6th JUNE 2017
MOST ASTONISHING CONSTRUCTIONS IN THE WORLD
Here are some contemporary, the most grand and masterpiece construction
of the which depict the skill and mastery of their designers as well as
the peak stage of human mind. Their grandeur not only wonders the viewers
but also make them praise them.
1. Regatta Hotel – Indonesia
The Impressive Regatta Hotel, Jakarta, was designed by Atelier Enam.
Based on the nautical theme, where the centerpiece is an aerodynamically
shaped hotel, bound to be one of the most striking landscape
features overlooking the Java Sea.
The Regatta Hotel Jakarta is a five-star hotel that offers an
Aqua Park in a complex spawning over 11 hectares of reclaimed land.
2. Burj Khalifa – UAE
Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
It is the tallest man-made structure in the world, at 2,722 ft. Burj Khalifa
was designed to be the centerpiece of a large-scale, mixed-use
development that would include 30,000 homes, nine hotels, 3 hectares of
parkland, at least 19 residential towers, the Dubai Mall,
and the 12-hectare man-made Burj Khalifa Lake.
3. Mecca Royal Clock Tower – Saudi Arabia
Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, is a building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
These towers are a part of the King Abdulaziz Endowment Project
that strives to modernize the holy city in catering to the pilgrims.
The complex holds several world records, such as
the tallest hotel in the world, the tallest clock tower in the world,
the world’s largest clock face and the building with
the world’s largest floor area. The complex’s hotel tower became
the second tallest building in the world in 2012, surpassed only
by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The building complex is meters away
from the world’s largest mosque and Islam’s most sacred site, the Masjid al Haram.
The complex will be able to house 100,000 people and span over 2,171 feet.
4. One World Trade Tower – USA
1 WTC is the lead building of the new World Trade Center complex Located
in Lower Manhattan, New York City, at the same location as
the September 11, 2001 attacks destroyed former World Trade Center.
The Construction was started on April 27, 2006 and completed in 2013.
The 104-story skyscraper will be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere
and the third-tallest building in the world.
The building occupying 16-acre and will stand 1,776 feet high.
5. World One – Mumbai, India
World One is a residential skyscraper under construction in Mumbai India
is set to be complete in 2018. Once complete it will be the tallest
residential skyscraper in the world.
The project will cost $399 million to build and will span over
1,450-feet having 117 floors, 18 elevators, 300 apartments.
One of India’s top builders, the Lodha group, is undertaking
the construction of this project.