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|I listed, from the shortest to the tallest, the top 30 buildings in Latinamerica, interesting to see the race to the skies in this region.||06/10/2007||1,087|
|Life-sized statue of the world's tallest man(2.72m) Robert Pershing Wadlow located near his place of birth in Alton, Illinois.|
|These are the top 10 of the tallest buildings in the world in 2007|
collected by Calenglinnar
|Since 1964 the city of Union,NJ. has claimed to have the tallest water sphere in the world. The water tower is 212' high and holds 250,000 gallons of water.||01/25/2007||574|
|The collection of the worlds 50 tallest towers. Measured in Meters and Feet. An interesting view for all TV Tower Junkies out there. If you are also a fan of skyscraperpage.com, this is my source you will really enjoy this collection. I am currently working on the top50. collected by Calenglinnar|
The 25 tallest towers in the world. New: This time with exact ...
|In Triberg, Germany along the B33 road you find the world's tallest (and working!) cuckoo clock. |
Height: 4.50 metres, weight: 6 tons.
Triberg is a small city in the Black Forest and is well-known for it's cuckoo clocks (hence the big one). But in Triberg you find also the tallest waterfall in Germany.
|I have fanatically spent the last year thoroughly studying EVERY COUNTRY in the world to find the correct building. I've used every resource available on the internet to find and verify the tallest building in every country, with the most accurate height available. These are all buildings, NOT observation towers. I chose the CTBUH definition of a building as a structure in which 50% is occupiab...||05/03/2010||10,344|
|At 380 metres this smoke stack is one of the tallest in the world. Unfortunatly, because of its hight, the range increases for acid rain.|
The nickel mine at Sudbury is also one of the worlds largest.
|The building known by Bostonians as the John Hancock Tower, or colloquially, the "New" Hancock Tower, is officially named Hancock Place. It is a 60-story, 790-foot-tall (241 meter) skyscraper designed by I.M. Pei and Henry N. Cobb of the firm of Pei, Cobb and Freed. It was completed in 1976. In 1977 the AIA presented Cobb with a National Honor Award for the John Hancock Tower.|
|the tallest all-residential tower in China. 256m/841f, 75 stories, 2003|
The Sorrento buildings (1, 2, 3, 5 and 6) are part of the Union Square complex on Kowloon.
This complex also consists of The HarbourSide, The Waterfront Towers 1 to 6 (142m/467f, 46 stories, 2000),
and a couple of tall buildings that are currently under construction.
|Goldman Sachs Tower (30 Hudson Street), in Jersey City, New Jersey, is the tallest building in the state of New Jersey, and the tallest in the United States of any building not in its metropolitan area's largest city. It was designed by Cesar Pelli, best known as the architect of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the Key Tower in Cleveland. The World Financial Center located just across t...||04/27/2006||520|
|Theme park Worlds of Fun (and Oceans of Fun waterpark) in Kansas City, Missouri||05/08/2006||565|
|The Prudential Tower (part of the Prudential Center complex) is Boston's second-tallest skyscraper after the John Hancock Tower. It was designed by Charles Luckman and Associates for Prudential Insurance. Completed in 1964, the building is 750 ft (229 m) tall and has 52 floors. It dwarfed the 1947 John Hancock building, spurring the rival insurance company to build the 1975 John Hancock Tower w...||04/27/2006||473|