Saturday, November 10, 2007

Burj Mubarak Al-Kabir, 1001m tall tower was aproved

Kuwait joins the race to build the world's tallest building after Kuwait's Municipal Council on Wednesday approved drawing sketches of Madinat al-Hareer. Madinat al-Hareer (meaning "City of Silk"), is a proposed 250 square kilometer planned urban area in Subiya, Kuwait, an area just opposite Kuwait City which, upon construction. The area will include Burj Mubarak al-Kabir witch will stand at 1,001 m tall almost twice the height of Taipei 101, officially still the world's tallest building.

Height 1,001 m (3,284 ft)
Height to roof 900 m
Height to top floor 897 m
Floors 250

Groundbreaking 2008
Topout 2011
Opening 2012

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