Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world till now. But, this record is going to break by many upcoming tallest buildings under construction. Every year, these records are breaking by buildings and structures around the globe. A survey says that every year, around 144 buildings are completed, which are more than 600 feet in height.

So, today, we are exploring the eleven tallest buildings in the world that are under construction. Their jaw-dropping designs will make you think about how will our future be? You’ll be amazed by the development in the field of architecture after seeing these futuristic buildings.

Here the upcoming tallest buildings under construction: 

1. Akhmat Tower 

Akhmat Tower
  • Architect: Adrian Smith And Gordon Gill Architecture
  • Year: 2020
  • Location: Grozny, Russia

This spectacular tower is 435 meters in height and consists of more than 100 storeys. 

After completion, Akhmat Tower will become the tallest building in Europe. Not only in Europe but also it will come first in the list of World’s Tallest Seismic Special Moment Frame buildings. Akhmat Tower covers around 245,000 Sq. Meters and it will also have a glass crown at the top of the tower. Because of the large scale construction, it is estimated to be completed in between 2020-2024. 

2. Central Park Tower 

Central Park Tower
  • Architect: Adrian Smith And Gordon Gill Architecture
  • Year: 2020
  • Location: New York City, USA

Did you know? With a height of 1,550 feet, Central Park Tower is recently declared as the World’s Tallest Residential Building. Currently, this building is under construction. You can only imagine how will be the views when you looked from the windows of the 131st floor. 

3. Evergrande IFC 1 

Evergrande IFC 1
  • Architect: Gensler
  • Year: 2021
  • Location: Hefei, China

China is becoming the hub of tallest buildings and structures. In the upcoming years, China will be the host of 21 out of 50 tallest skyscrapers in the world. Evergrande IFC 1 is one of them. It was planned to reach a height of 518 meters, which was completed in 2021. 

4. Global Financial Center Tower 1

Global Financial Center Tower 1
  • Architect: Atkins 
  • Year: 2020
  • Location: Shenyang, China

Another breathtaking construction site is the Global Financial Center Tower 1. This tower is also known as the pearl of the north. With 111 storeys and a height of 1,864 feet, this tower is also one of the tallest buildings in the world. Architects try to combine traditional and modern elements in the design. They designed the outer facade that looks like the tents of the Qing Dynasty with all the modern contemporary details. 

5. Grand Rama 9 Tower 

Grand Rama 9 Tower
  • Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
  • Year: 2021
  • Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Named after the Thai king, it will become the tallest building in Southeast Asia. Grand Rama 9 Tower includes a six-star hotel, and soon, it will serve as a regional hub in the city. Right now, this building is under construction, but you’ll be amazed to know that after completion, it will be 615 meters tall.

6. Jeddah Tower 

Jeddah Tower
  • Architect: Adrian Smith 
  • Year: 2021
  • Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Adrian Smith designs Jeddah Tower, and Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal finances it. Burj Khalifa and Hankook center are the well-known architecture of Adrian. It is not wrong to say that Jeddah tower is the next iteration of the Burj Khalifa. No wonder this skyscraper will definitely break records. It is 3,281 feet tall with 157 floors and has a marvelous structure. 

7. Merdeka PNB118 

Merdeka PNB118
  • Architect: Fender Katsalidis Architects
  • Year: 2021
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Merdeka PNB118 is a huge project for the Australian firm Fender Katsalidis Architects. This project also includes a series of tall towers in Melbourne. This crystalline tower is 2,113 feet tall and completed in 2021. 

8. Oceania – Australia 108 

Oceania - Australia 108
  • Architect: Fender Katsalidis Architects
  • Year: 2020
  • Location: Australia

This massive project started in 2015 and is still under construction. Oceania is a hotel and a residential building. It is around 316.70 meters tall and has 100 floors with more than 500 parking spots. 

9. Skyfame Center Landmark Tower 

Skyfame Center Landmark Tower
  • Height: 1,732 feet 
  • Year: 2021
  • Location: Nanning, China

Tianyu Tower or Skyfame Center Landmark Tower is a 108 storey project, which is going to be constructed in China. Officials didn’t give full details, but it is going to be the most mind baffling projects.

10. Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre
  • Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merril
  • Year: 2020
  • Location: Tianjin, China

This building has a remarkable architecture that features a crystallized facade that beautifully accentuates the curves. Because of the height (1,739 feet), The wind pressure was one of the major concerns for the architects, that’s why the Tianjin CTF Finance Centre is uniquely designed. It’s peculiar shape and design reduces” Vortex Shading.” ( i.e. Wind forces that occur on the top of the tower)

11. Wuhan Greenland Center 

Wuhan Greenland Center
  • Architect: Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill
  • Year: 2019
  • Location: Wuhan, China

Another skyscraper project in China is the Wuhan Greenland Center. It’s unique structure consist of a curved profile with a tripod-like design that makes it stand out from the rest of the buildings. This design reduces wind pressure, and glossy glass windows will give a total luxury look. With a height of about 2,087 feet, It will be the tallest building in China. 

As we all know that China is a fast-developing country, so most of the constructions and structures are from there. Another amazing fact is that China will have 21 (Out of 50) of the world’s tallest skyscrapers by end of the year!! Whereas Dubai and Newyork City will have 4 and 5 buildings, respectively (Out of 50). The plans are to complete all of them up to the year 2024. So, upcoming years will be remarkable in the field of architecture.

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