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Interesting Facts about Kingdom Tower

The Kingdom Tower will have a height of at least 1000 meters, and thus it will be 173 meters higher than Burj Khalifa.

The Tower is designed by Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture. Adrian Smith was the architect of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the current highest building in the world.

It is estimated that the construction of the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah will last 63 months, although it may take longer for the project to complete.

The Kingdom Tower is currently the highest building that was approved for construction.The tower will be served by 56 elevators.

The estimated cost of the building is 4.6 billion SR (about 1.2 billion USD) as of August 2011 although this figure is subject to change.

The tower will house a hotel; offices, apartments as well as it will be the tallest observation spot.

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FACTS:

Location:

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Architect:

Adrian Smith +
Gordon Gill Architecture

Construction

estimates:

- start date:

27th of April, 2014

- end date:

2018

- cost:

$1.230.000.000 USD

 - hight:

1000+ m
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