Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Mecca Facts

150m+ Buildings 7 Completed3 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Tallest Building Makkah Royal Clock Tower (601 m)
Global Ranking #89 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #8 in Middle East by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #2 in Saudi Arabia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Abraj Al Bait Safa Tower (2007)
Average Building Age 6 years
Most Common Function Hotel, 40%
Most Common Material Concrete, 89%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Makkah Royal Clock Tower 2012 601 m
2   Abraj Al Bait ZamZam Tower 2012 279 m
3   Abraj Al Bait Hajar Tower 2012 276 m
4   Abraj Al Bait Maqam Tower 2012 232 m
5   Abraj Al Bait Qibla Tower 2012 232 m
6   Abraj Al Bait Marwah Tower 2008 232 m
7   Abraj Al Bait Safa Tower 2007 232 m
8   Abraj Kudai T6A and T6B - 230 m
9   Jabal Omar Hotel Tower 1 2017 213 m
10   Jabal Omar Hotel Tower 2 2017 213 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Makkah Royal Clock Tower 2012 601 m
2   Abraj Al Bait ZamZam Tower 2012 279 m
3   Abraj Al Bait Hajar Tower 2012 276 m
4   Abraj Al Bait Maqam Tower 2012 232 m
5   Abraj Al Bait Qibla Tower 2012 232 m
6   Abraj Al Bait Marwah Tower 2008 232 m
7   Abraj Al Bait Safa Tower 2007 232 m
8   Abraj Kudai T6A and T6B - 230 m
9   Jabal Omar Hotel Tower 1 2017 213 m
10   Jabal Omar Hotel Tower 2 2017 213 m
  Completed   Under Constr.

Building Function More Charts

Based on 10 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

Structural Material More Charts

Based on 9 Buildings Over 150m Height

 

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal Paper

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
8 Dec 2011 – CTBUH Research

Research Papers

Fast-growing Saudi Arabia Embraces Tall Buildings
Apr 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue I

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I