Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Mecca Facts

150m+ Buildings 7 Completed3 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Tallest Building Makkah Royal Clock Tower (601 m)
Global Ranking #90 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #8 in Middle East by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #2 in Saudi Arabia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Abraj Al Bait Safa Tower (2007)
Average Building Age 6 years
Most Common Function Hotel, 40%
Most Common Material Concrete, 89%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

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CTBUH Initiatives

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

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
8 Dec 2011 – CTBUH Research

Research Papers

Fast-growing Saudi Arabia Embraces Tall Buildings
Apr 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I

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
Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I