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A few months later the 413-meter Princess Tower completed construction, taking the title of world's tallest all-residential building," said the CTBUH report.
That's a remarkable increase of 95 per cent from 2013, when only 74 buildings of more than 200 meters were completed, stated CTBUH in its annual web report, titled "the 2017 Tall Building Year in Review."
CTBUH's list was dominated by Chinese cities, where 62 tall buildings were built in 2015.
Although it is exactly half the size of the 828-metres tall Burj Khalifa -- Princess Tower is the tallest in Dubai Marina and currently ranks 13th tallest tower in the world, according to CTBUH.
However, CTBUH's estimations of the tower's total floors means it is currently 22% complete.
"Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world's first kilometre-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 metres (around 2,000 feet) -- that's twice the height of the Eiffel Tower," said the latest report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
A 325-metre base-jump tower has been proposed for Dubai, according to a report published by the Council on Tall Building and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
The tower, officially recognised as the World's Tallest Residential Building by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), soars at 414 m over the Dubai Marina skyline second only in height to the Burj Khalifa.
One-sixth of the 66 super-towers -- measuring 200 metres or higher -- completed in 2010 worldwide, were located in Dubai, according to the latest statistics made available by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) -- the global authority on tall building rankings.
Described as a 'Vertical City' and 'A Living Wonder,' Burj Khalifa rises high at 828 metres (2,716.5 ft) and was honoured with the 'Global Icon' status by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
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