10 Tallest Buildings Under Construction around the World

Aside from so many tall buildings completed in the world, there are also plenty of projects for supertall towers or even megatll and hypertall towers under construction and proposed in lots of cities, here I list the top tallest skyscrapers which are currently under construction.

1. Jeddah Tower

Jeddah Tower
Render of Jeddah Tower

Height: Above 1000 meters

Spire-removed height: around 700 meters

Floor count: 170

Observation deck: around 640 meters

Estimated topped out year: 2018

Uses: Office,Residences,Observation

City: Jeddah

Formerly known as Kingdom Tower, Jeddah Tower is a building currently under construction in Jeddah that set to becomes the tallest building of the world upon its completion, the tower will features a observation deck for tourists.

Don't be confused with the Mile High Tower, which is another project set to be one mile high and once planned to be built on the same plot, it was replaced by this Kilometer tall tower after the soil test proved that the land is too weak for a mile high building. The Mile High Tower is not dead though, its developer intends to build it in other cities in the world.

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2. Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan Greenland Center
Render of Wuhan Greenland Center

Height: 636 meters

Floor count: 125

Estimated topped out year: 2017

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences

City: Wuhan

Since the height of Ping An Finance Center decreased and suspension of Zhongnan Center,Wuhan Greenland Center will become the first building that surpasses Shanghai Tower to become new tallest building of the country and may lasts the title for many years.

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3. KL118

Kuala Lumpur 118 Tower
Render of KL 118

Height: 630 meters

Spire-removed height: around 500 meters

Floor count: 118

Estimated topped out year: 2018

Uses: Office,Residences,Hotel,Retail

City: Kuala Lumpur

The tower will surpass Petronas Tower to become the tallest building in Kuala Lumpur. One of purposes of building this new megatall tower is to make a new landmark for Kuala Lumpur as the Petronas Towers have been surpassed by many newly built skyscrapers worldwide in height.

4. Pearl Of The North

Shenyang Pearl Of The North
Pearl Of The North render

Height: 568 meters

Floor count: 111

Estimated topped out year: 2018

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences

City: Shenyang

The building will become the tallest building in Northeastern China.

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5. Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center

Height: 530 meters

Floor count: 97

Estimated top out year: 2017

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences

City: Tianjin

Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center will become the second tallest building in Tianjin, after the Golden 117 Tower.

As the body of the tower is slender except of the bottom part, this tower rises really fast, it had reached 480 meters as of the beginning of 2017, and has been added to the page of tallest buildings of the world in 2017.

Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center
Rendering of Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center

6. Z15 Tower

Beijing China Zun
Render of Z15 Tower

Height: 528 meters

Floor count: 108

Estimated top out year: 2017

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences,Observation

City: Beijing

Z15 Tower also known as China Zun Tower, This building also rises very fast like the Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center, they almost started rising in the same time.

As of April 2017, the tower has surpassed 495 meters, becoming one of top 10 tallest building in the world.

7. Entisar Tower

Dubai Entisar Tower
Render of Entisar Tower

Height: 520 meters

Floor count: 111

Estimated completed year: 2020

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences,Restaurant

City: Dubai

The building will become the 4th tallest building in Dubai when all the current proposed projects in Dubai are completed, but by the completion date of the building it will be the second tallest in Dubai, only after Burj Khalifa.

 

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8. Greenland Plaza

Dalian Greenland Plaza
Greenland Plaza render

Height: 518 meters

Floor count: 88

Estimated topped out year: 2018

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences,Retail

City: Dalian

The tower is located right beside the Yellow Sea, the upper floors will feature a luxury hotel and residential condos that providing excellent views of Yellow Sea.

9.Central Park Tower

Height: 472 meters

Floor count: 99

Estimated top out year: 2018

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences,Retail

City: New York City

Formerly known as Nordstrom Tower, it will become the tallest building by roof height in America.

A spire was originally added on the roof, bringing the height to 1775 feet, the spire was removed in the later design, the tower will top out at 472 meters in 2018.

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10. Chengdu Greenland Center

Height: 468 meters

Floor count: 100

Estimated top out year: 2018

Uses: Office,Hotel,Residences,Retail

City: Chengdu

The tower will become the tallest building in central region of China.

Designed by Adrian Smith, its unique and complicated shape was inspired by the topography of mountains which surrounding Chengdu.

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