Kingdom Tower will be world’s tallest

The construction of the new world’s tallest skyscraper – the Kingdom Tower – is officially underway in Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia.

Kingdom Tower, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom Tower is designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture – the same designer of Burj Khalifa, the current world’s tallest structure. The Kingdom Tower will be over 1000 metres, at least 173m taller than Burj Khalifa (828m).

The Kingdom Tower will cost $1.2 billion and take 63 months to build. The tower is part of the Kingdom City project with a total estimated cost of $20 billion. Concept image by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, via Huffingtonpost

Kingdom Tower, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Kingdom Tower, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Kingdom Tower, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Kingdom Tower, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


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