International database of real estate Emporis has ranked the most expensive skyscrapers. It was assessed as high-rise buildings already built and under construction.
10. Chifley Tower
City: Sydney (Australia)
Altitude: 244 meters
This skyscraper is the most prestigious office and retail complex in Australia. The tower was built on one of the highest places in Sydney. The building has a steel pendulum weighing 400 tonnes, to counteract the effects of strong winds on the structure.
9. Bank of America Tower
City: New York (USA)
Altitude: 365 meters
Bank of America has insisted that the skyscraper was built using recycled materials. In the future they can also be recycled. For example, in the construction of the building used recycled concrete with slag.
City: Hamburg (Germany)
Height: 110 meters
The construction of a skyscraper scheduled for completion in 2016. The first floors of buildings will be constructed on the basis of the walls of the old warehouse, which is a monument of architecture.
Altitude: 242 meters
The building is not yet built. On the top of the office tower, a forest will be planted. The founders of the project promise that the smell of the forest will fall into the air conditioning system and saturate all areas of the building.
6. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort
City: Huzhou (China)
Height: 102 meters
This hotel in the form of a ring the night is highlighted by 19 thousand led lights and the architects, should look like a bright moon rising over the lake.
5. Burj Khalifa
City: Dubai (UAE)
Height: 828 meters
In the tallest building on the planet offices, hotel and apartments. During the construction of the building was used by 330 thousand cubic meters of concrete and 31.4 thousand tons of rebar. As the elevation of the tower from level to level, the area of its cross section is reduced. In the upper part of the tower is topped with a steel spire weighing 4 tons and a length of 180 meters.
4. Taipei 101
City: Taipei (China)
Height: 509 meters
The design of the building is inspired by traditional Chinese architecture, the skyscraper resembles a pagoda. Outdoor observation deck is the highest in the world (located on the 91th floor). During the construction of the tower was consulted with renowned experts in Feng Shui.
3. The Palazzo (The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino)
City: Las Vegas (USA)
Height: 196 meters
This is the most expensive building in Las Vegas. The hotel features a casino, shopping Mall, theatre and Opera.
2. The Shard
City: London (UK)
Height: 306 meters
In skyscraper offices, hotel and apartments. The shape and proportions of the tower reminds the Church steeples of the city and the masts of the ships that cruised along the Thames earlier. Apartments in the hill are at an altitude of 192 to 224 meters.
1. New World Trade Center (1WTC)
City: New York (USA)
Height: 541 meters
The world’s most expensive skyscraper built on the ruins of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. of the twin towers.