After a five-year pause, construction on the Jeddah Tower has resumed. Set to become the world's tallest skyscraper and beat the UAE's Burj Khalifa, the tower was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and initially began construction in 2013.
What is the world’s tallest building planned?
Jeddah TowerThey've all held the title of the world's tallest skyscraper. And eventually Jeddah Tower, a neo-futuristic skyscraper planned in Saudi Arabia, will join the ranks among these iconic structures.
Is there anything bigger than Burj Khalifa?
How tall is the thinnest skyscraper in the world?
1,428-foot-tallThe newly constructed, 1,428-foot-tall 111 West 57th Street, also known as Steinway Tower, is the world's thinnest skyscraper. The world's thinnest tower has finally been completed.
Can any building beat Burj Khalifa?
Burj Khalifa will soon lose its title of the World's tallest building. Work has begun again on Saudi Arabia's Jeddah Tower, also known as Kingdom Tower, which will surpass the height of the iconic building in Dubai once it's fully constructed.
How much of Burj Khalifa is unusable?
(29%)Take the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It's impressive at 828 metres tall, but nearly a third of that (29%) is unoccupiable, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.