Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Kingdom Tower and Other High Rise Experience

Kingdom Tower and Other High Rise Experience

Location: Jeddah, KSA
Client: Kingdom Holding Co.
Architect: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Strategic Partner: Thornton Tomasetti
Services:Site/Civil; Geotechnical; Transportation Planning

Rising 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) into the Arabian sky, the tower will eclipse the reigning tallest building by 173 meters (568 feet). The first phase of the Kingdom City comprises the Tower, a 65,000-square-meter retail mall, and a 3,000+ car underground garage.

Langan’s role has included the development and oversight of the site subsurface investigation, final design of the piles in collaboration with the design team, stormwater management and integration of the circulation and volume demands of the Tower and retail building into the traffic master plan for Jeddah’s Kingdom City.