after Gevora Hotel. 4 In less than ten years, the city has amassed one of the largest skylines in the world; it is now home to the world's tallest building, the world's tallest residence, and the world's second tallest hotel. 6, as of 2012, the skyline of Dubai is ranked sixth in the world with 248 buildings rising at least 100 metres (330 ft) in height. 11 Emirates Office Tower 355 metres (1,165 ft) Also known as Emirates Tower One. 2, the tower has stood as both the tallest building in the world and the tallest man-made structure of any kind in the world since its completion in January 2010. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. Sheikh Zayed Road was the first to develop, followed by the. Overall, Dubai has 18 completed and topped-out buildings that rise at least 300 metres (984 ft) in height, which is more than any other city in the world.