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Facts
Official Name Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
Complex Name Abraj Al-Bait Endowment
Former / Other Name King Abdul Aziz Endowment Tower
Type building
Status Completed
Country Saudi Arabia
City Mecca
Street Address Makkah Haram (Map)
Building Function other / hotel
Structural Material steel / concrete
Proposed 2002
Start of Construction 2004
Completion 2012
Global Ranking #2 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #2 tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #1 tallest in Saudi Arabia
City Ranking #1 tallest in Mecca
Figures
Height: Architectural 601.0 meter / 1972 feet
Height: Occupied 558.7 meter / 1833 feet
Height: To Tip 601.0 meter / 1972 feet
Height: Observatory 558.7 meter / 1833 feet
Floors Above Ground 120
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 96
Top Elevator Speed 6 m/s
Tower GFA 310,638 m² / 3,343,680 ft²
Development GFA 1,575,815 m² / 16,961,931 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms 858
Companies Involved
Owner/Developer Saudi Bin Laden Group
Architect Dar al-Handasah Shair & Partners
Structural Engineer Dar al-Handasah Shair & Partners
MEP Engineer Dar al-Handasah Shair & Partners
Main Contractor Saudi Bin Laden Group
Material Suppliers
• Elevator KONE
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation