S: The Before and After Photos of Tall Buildings
FC: The Before and After Photos of Tall Buildings
1: Table of Contents | Pg.2-3 the Burj Khalifa Pg.4-5 the Empire State Building Pg.6-7 the Taipei 101 Pg.8-9 the CN Tower Pg.10-11 the Petronas Twin Towers Pg.12 the One Trade Center Pg.13 the Kingdom Tower
2: The Burj Khalifa in development in Dubai, U.A.E on July 21, 2007. At this time it had reached 1,680 ft on the 141st floor and has surpassed the Tapei 101 with a height of 1,667 ft. | Before
3: The finished building of the Burj Khalifa. After completion was finished on October 1st, 2009 and opened on January 4, 2010, it was named the tallest man made structure in the world at 2,717 ft. | After
4: Before | The Empire State building went under construction in the year 1929.
5: After | After completion, in 1931, the Empire State buuilding in NYC, U.S had a total height of 1,473 ft. It was the tallest building for fourty years and is currently the third tallest skyscraper in U.S.A surpassed by the Willis Tower and the Trump International Hotel and Tower.
6: Before | The Taipei 101 started construction in the year 0f 1999 January.
7: After | The taipei finished completion at a height of 1,671 ft in December 2004. This building had set records in three of the four skyscraper categories at the time.
8: Before | Construction of the CN Tower started in 1972.
9: After | The CN Tower finished completion in June 1976 at a height of 1,815.4 ft. It was the world's tallest free- standing building and tower at the time.
10: Construction of the Petronas Towers started in 1992. | Before
11: After completion in 1998, the Petronas Towers, in Jalan Ampang Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the total height was 1,483 ft. Currently they are the tallest twin buildings ever made built. | After
12: This is a computer rendering of the One World Trade Center in NYC, New York, U.S.A. It started construction in April 2006 and is estimated to finish in July of 2012 and open in the summer/fall of 2013 with an estimated height of 1,776 ft.
13: This also a computer rendering of the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It has been approved for construction and if it goes as planned, it will be the tallest building in the world and the first building to reach a kilometer high.