World tallest Building of 3,280ft called Jeddah Tower takes shape with incredible time lapse in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah Tower
The Jeddah Tower (artist's impression) is set to break the record as the world's tallest building when it is completed next year. Once dubbed 'Kingdom Tower', the 170-storey building is to rise more than a kilometre (almost 3,300 feet), surpassing Dubai's Burj Khalifa as the world's highest building


  • Jeddah Tower is set to break the record as the world’s tallest building when it is completed next year
  • It will stretch more than a 3,280ft (1,000 meters) above the Saudi city of Jeddah upon completion
  • New video shows its construction from foundations in early 2014 to its current height of 266 metres (870 ft)
  • The 170-storey building will feature a hotel, apartments and offices, but has been hit with multiple delays since the project began in August 2011


An mind boggling new timelapse uncovers construction take a shot at Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah Tower, which is set to break the record as the world’s tallest building when it is finished one year from now.

The clasp demonstrates the high rise, which will extend in excess of a 3,280ft (1,000 meters) over the Saudi city of Jeddah upon fruition, as it is built from its establishments in mid 2014 to its present stature of 870ft (266 meters).

The 170-story building is set to outperform Dubai’s Burj Khalifa as the world’s most elevated building and will highlight a lodging, flats and workplaces, and an expansive open air seeing deck that serves as an ‘air stop’.

It demonstrates the working as its stature rises floor-by-floor, with yellow platform and huge cranes slowly slithering up the structure’s surging pinnacle.

As of February 2018, engineers have set down 66 of the Jeddah Tower’s 170 stories.

The building, which will remain a solid and steel skeleton until the point that its windows are included later into the manufacture procedure, has now moved to 870 ft (266 meters) of the pinnacle’s inevitable tallness.

Tormented by years of postponements and subsidizing issues, it now shows up the Jeddah Tower, first proposed in 2008, may at long last be on track for fruition.

Talking in January, Mounib Hammoud, CEO of Jeddah Economic Company, told CNN: ‘Starting at 2020, we’ll begin seeing things: You’ll see the pinnacle, you’ll see the shopping center, you’ll see numerous different undertakings.

The 170-storey building is set to surpass Dubai’s Burj Khalifa as the world’s highest building. Pictured is how it will measure up against some of the Earth’s tallest man-made structures

‘Jeddah is going to be repositioned on the international scene of modern cities,’ he adds. ‘You speak about downtown Dubai – and now we’re going to have downtown Jeddah.’

Costs for the project had originally been estimated at around £900 million ($1.2 billion).

But delays and an oil price crash have skyrocketed the total cost to at least £1.5 billion ($2 billion).

The Tower is being funded by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who chairs Kingdom Holding Co whose affiliated Jeddah Economic Company is developing the spire-topped landmark.

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