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Top 10 Largest Buildings in the World By Floor Space

Friday, January 20th 2012. | Largest


Increase your knowledge about largest building in the world by floor space. The Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, topped out in 2011, is the building with the largest floor area (1.500 million m²). Upon its opening in October 2008, Terminal 3 at Dubai International Airport at 1.185 million m² (12.76 million sq ft) of floor space surpassed the former leader, the Aalsmeer Flower Auction (990,000 m², or 10.6 million sq ft). So, here are top 10 largest buildings in the world by floor space.

 

10. Grand Indonesia – 640,000 m²

Largest building Grand Indonesia

Largest building Grand Indonesia

Grand Indonesia as largest building is a mixed-use complex including a shopping mall and the Hotel Indonesia covering an area of about 640,000 m2 (6,900,000 sq ft), located on the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in Jakarta in Indonesia.

 

9. The Palazzo – 645,581 m²

Largest building The Palazzo

Largest building The Palazzo

The Palazzo is a luxury hotel and casino resort situated between Wynn and The Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, a suburb of Las Vegas. It is the tallest completed building in Nevada and the largest building in the world. This all-suite hotel offers the largest standard accommodations on the Las Vegas Strip at 720 square feet (67 m2) per guest room.

 

8. Central Park Jakarta Complex – 655,000 m²

Largest building Central Park Jakarta Complex

Largest building Central Park Jakarta Complex

Central Park in Jakarta, Indonesia is a mixed-use complex including a shopping mall, an office tower, 3 apartments, and a hotel covering an area of about 655,000 m2 (7,050,000 sq ft) located in West Jakarta created by the Agung Podomoro Group. The Complex is the 8th largest building in the world.

 

7. Berjaya Times Square – 700,000 m²

Largest building Berjaya Times Square

Largest building Berjaya Times Square

Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur is a twin tower complex containing a shopping centre and five-star hotel located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This largest building is currently the fifth largest building in the world and has also been tagged as the “world’s largest building ever built in a single phase”, with 7.5 million square feet (700,000 m²) of built up floor area.

 

6. The Venetian Macao – 980,000 m²

Largest building The Venetian Macao

Largest building The Venetian Macao

The Venetian Macao is a hotel and casino resort in Macau owned by the Las Vegas Sands corporation. The 10,500,000-square-foot (980,000 m2) Venetian Macao is modeled on its sister casino resort. The largest building by area and the largest casino in the world.

 

5. Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3 – 986,000 m²

Largest building Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3

Largest building Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3

Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing, China. It is located 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Beijing’s city center in an enclave of Chaoyang District that is surrounded by rural Shunyi District. Terminal 3 of the BCIA is currently the largest building of the world.

 

4. Aalsmeer Flower Auction – 990,000 m²

Largest building Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Largest building Aalsmeer Flower Auction

Aalsmeer Flower Auction is a flower auction, located in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands. It is the largest flower auction and one of the largest building in the world. The auction building of the flower auction in Aalsmeer is the 4th largest building in the world, in terms of floorspace, covering 990,000 m² (10.6 million sq ft).

 

3. CentralWorld – 1,024,000 m²

Largest building CentralWorld

Largest building CentralWorld

CentralWorld is a shopping plaza and complex in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the third largest building in the world. The complex, which includes a hotel and office tower, is owned by Central Pattana. In 2006, after three years of design and renovation, CentralWorld was expanded to 550,000 square metres of shopping mall and 1,024,000 square metres of complex, topping nearby rival Siam Paragon in terms of size.

 

2. Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 – 1,185,000 m²

Largest building Dubai International Airport Terminal 3

Largest building Dubai International Airport Terminal 3

Terminal 3 is the largest building in the world by floor space, with over 1,185,000 m2 (293 acres) of space, currently capable of handling 27 million passengers in a year. Once fully operational, Terminal 3 will have an annual capacity of 43 million passengers.

 

1. Abraj Al Bait Towers – 1,500,000 m²

Largest building Abraj Al Bait Towers

Largest building Abraj Al Bait Towers

The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, is a building complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The complex holds several world records, including the tallest hotel in the world, the tallest clock tower in the world, the world’s largest clock face,and the world’s largest building floor area. Upon its official opening the structure would surpass Dubai International Airport having the largest building by floor area of any structure in the world with 1,500,000 m2 (16,150,000 sq ft) of floorspace.


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