While The Burj Khalifa Is 828 Meters High, The Proposed Tower Will Be 2 Kilometers Tall.
According to reports by MEED, Saudi Arabia is currently developing plans for a skyscraper. That will eventually become the tallest structure in the world. Upon completion, the new mega project, which is anticipated to reach a height of 2 km. That will be more than twice as tall as Dubai‘s Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure in the world at 828 meters.
The tower will be a part of an 18 square kilometer development in Riyadh. In addition, it has reportedly been decided to build there next to King Khalid International Airport. The overall structure could cost $5 billion to build, according to contractors and based on the prices of nearby towers.
According to sources familiar with the project, a design contest announced. In addition, developers, architects, construction experts, and project managers invited to participate and design the massive structure.
According to reports, a number of architecture firms have been enlisted to contribute to the project at its early stages. Names like Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), and Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill Architecture are reportedly involved. With numerous projects in the works, the kingdom is presently experiencing a mega-project boom and is anticipated to surpass all other construction sites in the world by the year 2030.