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Abraj Al-Bait Endowment
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Height: Occupied
494.4 m / 1,622 ft
 
Height: To Tip
601 m / 1,972 ft
Height: Architectural
601 m / 1,972 ft
 
Makkah Royal Clock Tower Outline
Tallest Building:
Makkah Royal Clock Tower

Height: Observatory
484.4 m / 1,589 ft
Floors Above Ground
120
Floors Below Ground
3
# of Elevators
96
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Tower GFA
310,638 m² / 3,343,680 ft²
Development GFA
1,575,820 m² / 16,961,985 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms
858

Facts & Figures

Official Name Abraj Al-Bait Endowment
Status Completed
Country Saudi Arabia
City Mecca
Complex Function hotel / other / residential
Completion 2012
# of Hotel Rooms 858

Map of Buildings in Complex

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Buildings in Complex

  Completed   Architecturally Topped Out   Structurally Topped Out   Under Construction   On Hold   Never Completed   Proposed   Vision   Demolished
ID #   Status Building Name City Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Completed Material Use
84 1   COM Makkah Royal Clock Tower Mecca (SA) 601 1,972 120 2012 steel/concrete other / hotel
5269 2   COM Abraj Al Bait ZamZam Tower Mecca (SA) 279 915 58 2012 concrete hotel
5268 3   COM Abraj Al Bait Hajar Tower Mecca (SA) 276 906 54 2012 concrete hotel
5276 4   COM Abraj Al Bait Maqam Tower Mecca (SA) 232.4 762 61 2012 concrete residential
5277 4   COM Abraj Al Bait Qibla Tower Mecca (SA) 232.4 762 61 2012 concrete residential
5278 6   COM Abraj Al Bait Marwah Tower Mecca (SA) 232 761 46 2008 concrete residential
5279 6   COM Abraj Al Bait Safa Tower Mecca (SA) 232 761 46 2007 concrete residential

CTBUH Initiatives

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration
12 Sep 2017 – CTBUH Research

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016 – CTBUH Research

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal Paper

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Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration
12 Sep 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH partnered with Guinness World Records to identify the commercial building with the fastest elevator speeds and longest vertical runs.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal Paper
For the first time in six years the number of tall buildings completed annually around the world declined as the effects of the global financial crisis became evident.
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
8 Dec 2011, Chicago – CTBUH Research
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters.

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Research Papers

Tall Buildings in Numbers: The Middle East: 20 Years of Building Skyscrapers
Nov 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue IV

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue I

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
18 Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I