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Facts
Official Name Kingdom Centre
Type building
Status Completed
Country Saudi Arabia
City Riyadh
Street Address Al Urubah Road (Map)
Building Function residential / hotel / office
Structural Material steel / concrete
Start of Construction 1999
Completion 2002
Global Ranking #73 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #23 tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #3 tallest in Saudi Arabia
City Ranking #2 tallest in Riyadh
Figures
Height: Architectural 302.3 meter / 992 feet
Height: Occupied 290.4 meter / 953 feet
Height: To Tip 302.3 meter / 992 feet
Height: Observatory 290.4 meter / 953 feet
Floors Above Ground 41
Floors Below Ground 2
# of Elevators 45
Tower GFA 185,000 m² / 1,991,323 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 3200
Companies Involved
Developer Kingdom Holding Company
Architects
Design Ellerbe Becket; Omrania & Associates
Structural Engineer Arup
Main Contractor El-Seif Engineering
Other Consultants
• Wind Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group BLWTL
• (Not Specified) Mitsubishi Elevator and Escalator
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