Ticker

6/recent/ticker-posts

Header Ads Widget

RECORD - BREAKING BUILDINGS from the tallest to the heaviest one around the world

 RECORD - BREAKING BUILDINGS

PALACE OF PARLIAMENT 

WORLD'S HEAVIEST BUILDING

The Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania is believed to be the heaviest building in the world. It is constructed from 700,000 tonnes of steel & bronze combined with 1 million m of marble, 3,500 tonnes of crystal glass and 900,000 m of wood.

CAPITAL GATE

FARTHEST LEANING PERSON-MADE BUILDING

In 2010, Guinness World Records recognized Abu Dhabi's Capital Gate tower as the world's "farthest man-made leaning building". At a teetering angle of 18-degrees, the 525-feet tall Capital Gate leans farther than any other structure on earth.


GRAND MOSQUE (MALI) 

LARGEST MUD BUILDING

The Grand Mosque in Djenne, Mali, is the world's largest mud building measuring 328 ft long & 131 ft wide. The present structure was built in 1905, based on the design of an 11th Century mosque.


BUDDHIST TEMPLE HORYU-JI 

OLDEST WOODEN BUILDING

The Horyu-ji temple in Japan, was constructed in 607 AD and is one of 48 ancient buildings protected by UNESCO in the area. The temple includes a five-storey building, known as the Gojunoto.


ASHGABAT 

LARGEST ARCHITECTURAL STAR

Ashgabat mirror-clad star was built to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Turkmenistan's independence and to showcase Turkmenistan's 'golden age'.

The massive 34,875 sq. ft structure is built into the fa├žade of the Turkmenistan Broadcasting Centre tower on a hill overlooking the city.

BURJ KHALIFA 

WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING

At a towering 2,716-feet, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world's tallest person-made structure. Its three times as

tall as the Eiffel Tower and nearly twice as tall as the Empire State Building.


THE RYUGYONG HOTEL 

TALLEST UNOCCUPIED BUILDING

World's tallest unoccupied building is the Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea.

The hotel was said to have been built in anticipation of a joint Olympic Games between the two Koreas, but was abandoned when the Games went to South Korea.

Post a Comment

0 Comments