Burj Dubai Now World’s Tallest?

By Deane Barker on July 22, 2007

Dubai tower is now ‘world’s tallest’: An unfinished skyscraper in Dubai has unofficially become the tallest building in the world.

Developers of a 1,680-foot (512 meters) skyscraper still under construction in oil-rich Dubai has claimed that it has become the world’s tallest building, surpassing Taiwan’s Taipei 101 which has dominated the global skyline at 1,667 feet (508 meters) since 2004.