Saudis sign deal to build world’s largest tower.
“When completed, Jeddah tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will be the world’s tallest tower at a full one kilometer high. Plans to build the tower are forging ahead after funds for the final phase of the US$2.2 billion project were secured earlier this week.
The Middle East is set, once more, to become home to another record-breaking feat of architecture and engineering with the completion of the Jeddah Tower (previously called the Kingdom Tower), which will soar above the cloud line at 3,280 feet. When completed, this tower will eclipse the current title-holder, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai by 173 meters (568 feet).” [READ MORE]