Thought the Burj Khalifa was tall? You’d be right, it’s the tallest building in the world. Based in Dubai, measuring at 830m tall and costing $1.5bn to construct. It’s an impressive feat of human engineering that uses glass as it’s main facade feature. But it won’t be the tallest in the world for long. In 2018, the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah will take that crown.
Jeddah’s Kingdom Tower
This is what Saudi Arabia has planned: