AL JABER – 1852 M TALL TOWER

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(Last Updated On: April 25, 2016)

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The war is on for who constructs the tallest building in the world. On one hand you have the Burj Dubai, which is supposed to be over 800 meters; the actual height has not been disclosed and as they are in mid-construction, they may add on a bit to up the ante. The other hand sees the Burj Mubarak Al-Kabir coming up in the City of Silk or Madinat al-Hareer. This city outside a city is coming up in Kuwait. Burj Mubarak Al-Kabir will stand 1,001 meters (3,284 ft).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