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Chapters: List of Tallest Residential Buildings in the World. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 160. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: This list of the tallest residential buildings in the world ranks buildings whose occupiable height is at least 90 percent devoted to residential use. Q1, located in Gold Coast, Australia, is the tallest residential building in the world. Several taller residential skyscrapers are planned, mostly in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tallest one will be Pentominium, currently under construction; upon its completion in 2014, it is expected to reach 516 metres (1,693 ft) and will become the world's tallest residential building. Other notable residential skyscraper developments include Damac Heights and Marina 106. They were expected to become the second and the third tallest residential buildings in the world at 426 metres (1,398 ft) and 425 metres (1,394 ft) respectively; however, the construction of Marina 106 has been halted and Damac heights has been downsized to 420 metres (1,380 ft) due to the financial crisis of 2007-2010. Princess Tower will become the tallest residential building in the world upon completion in late 2010, and will remain so until 2014 when it will be surpassed by Pentominium. Other residential skyscrapers includes The Marina Torch, 23 Marina, Elite Residence, and D1. Chicago Spire in Chicago, Illinois, which was expected to become the tallest residential building in the world at 610 metres (2,000 ft), has also been put on hold indefinitely because of the financial crisis of 2007-2010. The first residential skyscrapers were the The Belcher's Tower 1 and The Belcher's Tower 2 located in Hong Kong, whose heights exceed 200 metres (660 ft) and 221 metres (725 ft) respectively. In 2001, Trump World Tower in New York City became the ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2302415

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  • : Residential Skyscrapers: List of Tallest Residential Buildings in the World
  • : Books LLC
  • : 1156585155
  • : 9781156585153
  • : Paperback
  • : 162
  • : English

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