The glittering centerpiece in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will house offices, a hotel and serviced apartments, luxury condominiums, and the world’s highest observation deck.
- Year of completion: 2018
- Construction area: 464,907 sqm
- Total gross floor area: 243, 866 sqm
- Height: over 1 km
- Apartments: 318
- Hotel rooms: 182
- Maximum elevator speed: above 10 m/s
- Building owner: Jeddah Economic Company
- Developer: Jeddah Economic Company
- Architect: Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture
- Contractor: Saudi Bin Laden Group
- Construction supervisor: Dar Al Handasa
- Project management: E.C. Harris / Mace JV
- 29 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators
- 21 KONE MonoSpace® elevators
- 7 KONE DoubleDeck elevators
- 8 KONE TravelMaster™ 110 escalators
- KONE UltraRope™ technology
- KONE Polaris™ Destination Control System
- KONE InfoScreen displays
- KONE E-Link™ monitoring system
- KONE Care™ Maintenance Service
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