Great Mosque of Algiers Tower

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Height: Occupied
223.8 m / 734 ft
Height: To Tip
264.3 m / 867 ft
Height: Architectural
264.3 m / 867 ft
Great Mosque of Algiers Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground


Official Name Great Mosque of Algiers Tower
Other Names Djamaa el Djazaïr, Grand Mosque Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Algeria
City Algiers
Street Address & Map Boulevard de L`Armee de Liberation Nationale
Building Function observation / office / museum
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Concrete Encased Steel
  • Columns: Concrete Encased Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Reinforced Concrete
Proposed 2007
Construction Start 2012
Completion 2019
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Global Ranking #357 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #1 Tallest in Africa
National Ranking #1 Tallest in Algeria
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Algiers

Companies Involved

Design KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten
Architect of Record Krebs und Kiefer
Structural Engineer
Design Krebs und Kiefer
Main Contractor China State Construction Engineering Corporation
Other Consultant
• Civil Krebs und Kiefer
• Foundation Trevi S.p.A.
• Landscape Rainer Schmidt Landschaftsarchitekten
• Wind Wacker Ingenieure
Material Supplier
• Formwork Doka GmbH

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2019
12 Dec 2019 – CTBUH Research

Research Papers

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2019
12 Dec 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue I

Highest Special-Purpose Spaces
29 Jul 2019 – CTBUH Journal Issue III

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