I have always been very interested in architecture, but the type that really interests me, are the buildings that are almost epic in scale. I really love to see the modern marvels of the world and it’s pretty much my life goal to build one.
Here are the 10 biggest buildings of the world. They are according to their floor sizes. I hope you will like it.
Dubai International Airport
Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 is the single largest building in the world by floor space. The building contains 97 escalators, 157 lifts, 180 check-in counters, 2,600 car-parking spaces and has a floor area of 1,500,000 m².
Aalsmeer Flower Auction, Netherlands
Aaalsmeer Flower Auction is the second largest building in the world. Every day, flowers from around the world are traded inside this humongous Dutch facility. It has a floor area of about 990,000 m².
Beijing Capital International Airport, China
The year 2008 saw Beijing Capital International Airport as the 8th busiest airport in the world. It is the second largest airport terminal in the world and has a floor area of 986,000 m².
The Venetian, China
The Venetian is a 40-story, luxury hotel and casino resort in Macau, China. It is the largest single structure hotel building in Asia. It has a floor area of about 980,000 m².
Berjaya Times Square, Malaysia
Berjaya Times Square is a mega-scale multi-purpose complex which contains a shopping center, two five star hotels, indoor theme park, residences and offices. It has floor area of 700,000 m².
The Palazzo, USA
The Palazzo is a luxury hotel and casino resort. The Palazzo doesn’t only hold the title as the 6th largest building in the world. It is also LEED Silver Certified. It has a floor area of 645,581 m².
The Pentagon, USA
The Pentagon, the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense is the world’s largest office building by floor area of 610,000 m².
The K-25 building in Tennessee, USA operates as a uranium enrichment power plant. The U-shaped building was completed in 1945 at a cost of $512 million. It has floor area of about 609,000 m².
Hong Kong International Airport, China
Hong Kong International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports. The terminal sides are mostly made of glass. It has a floor area of about 570,000 m².
Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand
Aside from being the tenth largest building the world by floor area, Suvarnabhumi Airport of Thailand is also the proud owner of the world’s tallest control tower. It has floor area of 563,000 m².
Author Ahsan Mukhtar