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thecollectibles:Art by Eugene Korolev

Top 10 tallest skyscrapers in the world

 Prasad: Tallest skyscrapers in the world Tallest building in the world With the staring problem of global population explosion, the cities of the world are increasing challenges for space and most of them have taken the vertical route to accommodate an ever-growing number of businesses and residents. Though the skyscraper trend began in the 1970s in the US, it really came into its own in the new millennium in Asia which now is home to some of the world's tallest structures. Here's a list of the world's tallest skyscrapers according to their height from the ground: 1. Burj Khalifa Burj Khalifa Buj Dubai was built in 2010 having a record measured height of 828 meters (2,716 feet) along with 162 floors. Designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the Burj Khalifa was completed on 1st October, 2009 and is currently the tallest building in the world. Standing at an astounding 828 m (2,717 ft) tall, the skyscraper is located near Dubai's main business district an