Thursday, April 19, 2012

About Prince Walid bin Talal to build the Tallest tower in the world

Conference of Prince Walid bin Talal about Kingdom Tower

After rumors were confirmed and denied promised times during the past years, said Prince Walid bin Talal, his intention to build the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which will be the tallest tower in the world, up nearly kilometer.

Kingdom Tower and Burj Khalifa compare
You can see from the convergence of design projects in the great constraint Will increase the height of 1,000 meters (the longest of 173 meters at least from the Burj Dubai in Dubai ) and will span an area of 530.000 square meters, the tower will be the first stages of building an integrated project called Kingdom City" on an area of 5.3 million square meters

The tower will cost $ 1.2 billion (around 4.6 billion Saudi riyals), while the project will cost the city when completed, about 20 billion dollars Expected to take 63 months, the establishment of the tower, while the entire project will take about ten years, the company said construction has begun on the construction site already through the Bin Laden Group for Contracting, which will partner in the project

The project may be unique in terms of architecture may be a great addition to the city of Jeddah, although I do not think that the sinking of their homes in floods of Jeddah have a place in this project Kingdom Holding Company announced the issuance of building permit for the project from the secretariat of Jeddah, a step that a further step towards implementation