Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CTBUH Conference Video:
Kingdom Tower: A New Icon for Saudi Arabia
Talal Al-Maiman, CEO & MD, Kingdom Real Estate Development Co.

September 21, 2012
Shanghai, China

This presentation provides an introduction to, and overview of, Kingdom Tower – expected to be the world’s tallest building, at over 1,000 meters, when completed in 2017 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The presentation outlines the project’s history, including the competitive process that led to the selection of the design scheme; its architectural and structural designs by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and Thornton Tomasetti respectively; its sustainability features; and its construction schedule.

Run Time: 16:45

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