News of Thursday, 21st September 2023
Saudi is building the tallest building in the world: one km high
Saudi Arabia to build taller than Burj Khalifa: Jeddah Tower to include hotel, office and observation tower
Riyadh, 21: The world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa is in UAE. Saudi Arabia is building the Jeddah Tower to counter it. His work was stopped some time ago. But now once again its construction has been started. It will be 172 meters taller than the Burj Khalifa, making it one kilometer (1000 meters) in height. The development of this building will be spread over 1.5 square kilometers in the first phase. The project is seen as a focal point for the development of Jeddah Economic City.
Chicago Practice Adrian Smith, Gordon Gill (AS+GG) envisioned the world’s tallest tower in the desert. This tower will have many uses. It will have a four-season hotel, apartment space, office space and the world’s tallest observatory overlooking the Red Sea. According to a September 13, 2023 report by Middle East Business Intelligence, the Saudi Binladin Group (SBG) collaborated with the German firm Bauer. At the beginning of 2010, the foundation and pillar work of this tower was done.
But the latest report has revealed that SBG Separated from it. when AS&GG Remains as a leading architecture firm. Lebanese company Dar Al-Handasa is on board as an engineering consultant. As Design Boom reports, Jeddah Economic City has re-issued a tender to complete the tower. The bid deadline is set for the end of this year. Piling and foundation work has been completed.
What is the specialty of Burj Khalifa? One third of the building work has been completed. However, the date when it will be completed is still unknown. Even now, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa holds the record for the tallest building in the world. Its height is 828 meters, with 163 floors. Its construction started in 2004 and its work was completed in 2010. Burj Khalifa has two observation decks inside. The first is on the 124th floor and the second is on the 148th floor. Through it, people coming to Dubai will be able to see the entire city.