Burj Dubai is already the second highest building in the world
Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill located in Dubai Burj Dubai skyscraper (468 meters, 130 floors) before the end of construction, it was named the second tallest building in the world.
He outdone such constructions as Petronas Towers (452 meters) and Sears Tower (442 meters). The new skyscraper is for now only 509 meters away Taipei 101 .
Once completed, Burj Dubai will be the world's highest building in four major categories recognized by "The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat" (CTBUH), which lists and categorizes the highest buildings. The main categories recognized by CTBUH are: the height to the top of the spire, the highest inhabited floor, the top of the roof and the highest top of the building.