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Height: Occupied
290.4 m / 953 ft
Height: To Tip
302.3 m / 992 ft
Height: Architectural
302.3 m / 992 ft
Kingdom Centre Outline
Height: Observatory
290.4 m / 953 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
185,000 m² / 1,991,323 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Kingdom Centre
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Saudi Arabia
City Riyadh
Street Address & Map Al Urubah Road
Building Function residential / hotel / office
Structural Material steel/concrete
Construction Start 1999
Completion 2002
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #88 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #24 Tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #3 Tallest in Saudi Arabia
City Ranking #2 Tallest in Riyadh

Companies Involved

Developer Kingdom Holding Company
Design Ellerbe Becket; Omrania & Associates
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Main Contractor El-Seif Engineering
Other Consultant
• Wind Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group
Material Supplier
• Construction Hoists Alimak Hek
• Elevator Mitsubishi Elevator and Escalator
• Fire Proofing Grace Construction Products

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Research Papers

Tall and Urban: An Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II