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Clare Hudson
Clare Hudson
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  • 03rd August 2011

A new building in Saudi Arabia taller than Dubai’s Burj Khalifa

It was announced today that Chicago based architects Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill, will design the world’s tallest building, to be located in Kingdom City, Saudi Arabia.

Once complete the tower will be over 3, 280 ft tall approximately 568 ft higher than the World’s current tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

The building will comprise of a luxury hotel, apartments, office space, and the World’s highest observatory, and is expected to cost around $20 billion.

Source: Chicago architecture firm to design world’s tallest tower