Indonesia to have seven new skyscrapers in 2019
JAKARTA — Seven skyscrapers in Indonesia are set to complete their development phase in 2019.
Four of the skyscrapers are located in Jakarta, namely Thamrin Nine Tower 1, Millennium Office Tower, World Capital Tower and Regent Residences at Mangkuluhur City, according to non-profit organization Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
One building, Podomoro City Deli Office Tower, can be found in Medan, North Sumatra and another two are in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, namely Balikpapan City Center Residential Tower 1 and Tower 2.
As reported by kompas.com, CTBUH estimated that a total of 200 “supertall” buildings, a term for buildings more than 300 meters tall, would open by December this year across the globe — 100 of them in China.
One of the most iconic skyscrapers is the Mjøstårnet in Norway, which uses wood as its main material and is set to finish in February. At 88.8 meters tall, it is said to be the tallest building made of wood.
Russia is set to have its tallest skyscraper complete with the highest skybridge in April named the Lakhta Center.
Another interesting project is Raffles City Chongqing in China, which boasts four towers connected with a 250-meter-high and 280-meter-long sky bridge, slated to be completed in June.
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