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12 June 2013
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The futuristic mega-skyscraper known as the Kingdom Tower will be built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia cosmopolitan port city on the Red Sea.The Kingdom 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.

Kingdom Tower - Jeddah's Mega Skyscraper Structure

Though now the Kingdom Tower will have a height of at least 1000 meters, and thus it will be 173 meters higher than Burj Khalifa. 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) although this figure is subject to change.

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 tower will house Four Seasons hotel; upscale office space, apartments as well as it will be the tallest observation spot with the private sky terrace on the 157th floor. The Expected end date is 2017 as of now.

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