Tag: Structures

Top 20 longest bridges in the world

Top 20 longest bridges in the world

A bridge is a structure built to span a physical obstacle, such as a body of water, valley, or road, without closing the way underneath. It is constructed for the purpose of providing passage over the obstacle, usually something that can be detrimental to cross otherwise. There is no standard ...

Top 10 largest castles in the world

Top 10 largest castles in the world

A castle is a type of fortified structure built during the middle ages predominantly by the nobility or royalty, and by military orders. Castles were built as defensive structures against invaders atop a hill or by the waters. Usually, they cover an extensive area because of their walls, moats, and ...

Top 30 most expensive buildings in the world

Top 30 most expensive buildings in the world

From super-tall skyscrapers to impossibly lavish casino resorts, constructing mega buildings is not a cheap task. It will set you back millions and even billions of dollars. The most expensive building in the world is the Masjid Al Haram (Mosque) in Saudi Arabia. A building is briefly defined as a ...

Why an office finder is beneficial for your business

Why an office finder is beneficial for your business

Dallas is the largest metropolitan city in north Texas, with just over 1.3 million residents. With no state income tax, it has become a destination for businesses to thrive. That is evident in its array of business districts where a variety of industries co-exist. However, a large number of businesses ...

Top 10 best skyscrapers in the world

Top 10 best skyscrapers in the world 2020

A skyscraper is a continuously habitable high-rise building that has over 40 floors and is taller than approximately 150 m (492 ft). Skyscrapers may host offices, residential spaces and retail spaces. For buildings above a height of 300 m (984 ft), the term supertall skyscrapers can be used, while skyscrapers ...

Top 20 tallest buildings in Africa

Top 20 tallest buildings in Africa

The Carlton Centre is a skyscraper and shopping centre located in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. At 223 m (732 ft), it has been the tallest building in Africa since 1973. Followed by Britam Tower at 200 m (660 ft) and Ponte City Apartments 173 m (568 ft) in that order ...

Top 20 tallest buildings in Asia

Top 20 tallest buildings in Asia

The tallest building in Asia (and the tallest in the world) is Burj Khalifa, which stands 828 m (2,717 ft) which was opened on January 4, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Followed by Shanghai at 632 m (2,073 ft) and Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel 601 m (1,971 ft) ...

Top 20 tallest buildings in Europe

Top 20 tallest buildings in Europe

The Lakhta Center is an 87-story skyscraper built in the outskirts of Lakhta in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Standing 462.5 m (1516 ft) tall, the Lakhta Center is the tallest building in Russia and the tallest building in Europe. Followed the Federation Tower: East Tower at 373.7 m (1226 ft) and ...

Top 20 tallest buildings in Kenya

Top 20 tallest buildings in Kenya

Britam Tower is a skyscraper that features a unique prismic shape, that starts as an equal four-sided square footprint and ends with a two-sided roof with a 60 metres (197 ft) mast, containing three helical wind turbines. Standing at a total height of 200.1 metres (656 ft), became the tallest building ...

Top 20 tallest buildings in the world

Top 20 tallest buildings in the world

The Burj Khalifa with a total height of 828 m (2,717 ft) and a roof height (excluding antenna) of 828 m (2,717 ft), is the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in late 2008. Followed by Shanghai Tower at 632 m (2,073 ft) and Abraj ...

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