- Burj Al Arab The Burj Al Arab is a famous structure located in the city of Dubai. It is one of the most beautiful and prestigious hotel in the world. It is currently the only seven star hotel in the world. The shape of the building is inspired by a ship’s canvas. It is designed to look like a ship sailing in the sea. The amazing part is that this hotel is built on an artificial island. Inside the hotel, there is a wonderful group of fountains which is exactly what a visitor wants to see in a very hot climate. The service and hospitality of the hotel in unmatchable. Since, this structure is in the middle of the sea, it uses very sophisticated techniques to protect itself from various agents like wind and the waves of the sea. The engineers used various methods and sophisticated techniques without compromising on the luxury in the construction of this mega structure. Thus, it is number one on our list.
- Burj khalifa When it comes to the tallest building, the Burj khalifa beats all other buildings. It is currently the world’s tallest building with a height of 828 metres. The design of Burj khalifa is inspired by shape of a local flower, the white hymenocallis. The building itself looks so spectacular that visitors drop their jaw while having a look at this giant structure. It looks even more spectacular on special occasions during night time when fireworks make it look heavenly. The Burj khalifa is featured in various Hollywood movies. This shows the importance of the building to the world.
- The leaning tower of Abu Dhabi
Number three on our list is the leaning tower of Abu Dhabi. As the name suggests, this structure is inspired by the leaning tower of Pisa. It is also known by the name Capital gate. It is the only structure in the world that has been made leaning intentionally. The beauty of the structure is that it is stable even when it is leaning. Clearly, it is a huge engineering achievement for mankind. The tower inclines at an angle of 18 degrees to the west. The tower is a two layer design. The central core of the tower leans in to opposite direction to the inclination of the building. This gives the building it's stability.
- The Petronas tower
The Petronas tower is the tallest twin tower. Unlike any other building, it has a sky bridge which is designed as an escape route if disaster strikes any one of the towers. The tower is open to tourists who would like to visit the sky bridge. The Petronas tower reflects both modern and cultural look. The glass facade was designed to resemble Islamic motifs, which reflects Malaysian culture.It was the tallest building in the world untill 2004, when they were surpassed by Taipei 101 in Taiwan. Later Taipei 101 was surpassed by the Burj khalifa.
These are the top state of the art buildings in the world.