CTBUH Platinum Member

Jeddah Economic Company

About

Member Since: 2014

Member Offices: Jeddah

Website: http://www.jec-sa.com

Jeddah Economic Company Ltd., was co-founded by Kingdom Holding Company, and is currently developing Jeddah Tower.

The project will feature the over 1,000-meter Kingdom Tower with approximately 5.3m square meters of new urban development to attract business and tourism. The tower aims to be an iconic marker of Jeddah’s historic importance as the gateway to the holy cities of Makkah & Madinah. Kingdom Tower Jeddah planning activities have attracted worldwide interest.

Credit for the Kingdom Tower Jeddah vision goes to HRH Prince Alwaleed, who was closely involved in all facets of the planning, design and the selection of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects as principal architects.

Fields of Expertise

Developer; Owner (Buildings, Land); Property Management

Membership details

Membership Level

Platinum

Member Since

2014

Member Offices

  • Jeddah

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Jeddah Tower

1000 m / 3,281 ft

Videos

21 October 2018

Urban Oases: Generating Polycentric Communities in the Middle East

Reflecting on more than 30 years of personal experience in land and real estate development throughout the Middle East, this presentation relays the drivers behind...

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Research

25 June 2020

Curtain Wall Façades on the New Generation of Supertall Buildings Present and Future Directions

Beginning in the late 19th century, construction of skyscrapers spread throughout Chicago, New York City, and then the world as demand of space in buildings...

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Research

20 March 2020

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Predictions vs. Reality

In the first edition of the 2012 Journal, CTBUH published a Tall Buildings in Numbers study titled Tallest 20 in 2020: Era of the Megatall—The...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Jeddah Tower

Jeddah

1000 m

3,281 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (100%), 1 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%), 1 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 1 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 1 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 1 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

21 October 2018 | Dubai

Urban Oases: Generating Polycentric Communities in the Middle East

Reflecting on more than 30 years of personal experience in land and real estate development throughout the Middle East, this presentation relays the drivers behind...

30 October 2017 | Copenhagen

Quay Quarter Tower: Humanizing the High-Rise

Quay Quarter Tower (QQT) will create a stunning new building on the Sydney skyline that sets new benchmarks in office tower design globally and creates...

16 March 2017 | Chicago

How High Can We Go? (Highlight)

Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first event in the Building Tall lecture...

16 March 2017 | Chicago

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?

Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first lecture of the series Building Tall...

18 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Panel,"Tall Buildings and Context: How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith,...

18 October 2016 | Shenzhen

Saudi Arabia, Jeddah City and Jeddah Tower

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has embarked on an ambitious project to construct the world’s tallest building, Jeddah Tower. Surrounding the kilometer-plus building will be...

18 October 2016 | Shenzhen

Jeddah Mall: The Connection Between Jeddah Tower and the Urban Environment

The Jeddah Economic City Mall and Exhibition Center is a multi-functional installation that rises up to the challenge of making the city walkable around the...

18 October 2016 | Dubai

Lighting the Next Tallest Building in the World, the Jeddah Tower

Following experience around the world with tall buildings and monuments, Pierre Marcout has sought to transmit his passion for highlighting monuments for new constructors and...

18 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH 2016 China Conference Jeddah City & Jeddah Tower Q&A

Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Julian Chen, Henning Larsen Architects; Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Denis Valode, Valode & Pistre Architects; Piere Marcout, Prisme...

18 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH Video Interview – Mounib Hammoud

Mounib Hammoud of Jeddah Economic Company is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Mounib discusses the Jeddah Economic City development centered...

25 June 2020

Curtain Wall Façades on the New Generation of Supertall Buildings Present and Future Directions

Sae Hwang Oh, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Beginning in the late 19th century, construction of skyscrapers spread throughout Chicago, New York City, and then the world as demand of space in buildings...

20 March 2020

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Predictions vs. Reality

CTBUH Research

In the first edition of the 2012 Journal, CTBUH published a Tall Buildings in Numbers study titled Tallest 20 in 2020: Era of the Megatall—The...

20 March 2020

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Then and Now

CTBUH Research

This research paper undertakes a review of the 2012 report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, “Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the...

28 December 2019

Tall Buildings of the Future as Seen From the Present

SawTeen See, Robert Bird Group Pty Ltd

Aerodynamic damping through the use of vertical long slots reduces the dynamic component of the wind loads on the building. Seminal examples include the three-legged...

28 October 2019

Fifty Years of Fire Safety In Supertall Buildings

Peter Weismantle, AS+GG; James Antell, Telgian Engineering & Consulting

As international design teams participated in the development of high-rise structures around the world, many of the concepts of fire-safe design first introduced in the...

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

CTBUH Research

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

20 October 2018

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism

CTBUH 2018 Conference Speakers

As we approach the new normality of cities housing 10 million or more inhabitants, those best positioned for the future are evolving along polycentric, multi-nodal...

01 March 2018

Challenges in the Architectural Technical Design of the New Generation of Supertall Buildings

Peter A. Weismantle, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The design of a supertall building poses many challenges to the architect and engineer. Using Jeddah Tower as a case study; this paper intends to...

01 March 2017

Vertical Shortening Considerations in the 1 km Tall Jeddah Tower

John Peronto, Robert Sinn & Matthew Huizinga, Thornton Tomasetti

Jeddah Tower will be the first man-made structure to reach a kilometer in height upon its completion in 2019. From conception, it was clear that...

17 October 2016

Saudi Arabia, Jeddah City and Jeddah Tower

Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has embarked on an ambitious project to construct the world’s tallest building, Jeddah Tower. Surrounding the kilometer-plus building will be...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Jeddah Economic Company

CTBUH Trustees Convene in Dubai

20 October 2018

The CTBUH Board of Trustees met for the second time in 2018, just prior to the 2018 Middle East Conference, to undertake high level discussions on the Council's future.

CTBUH Board of Trustees Travels to Hawaii

22–24 March 2018

The CTBUH Trustees from Chicago, New York, London, Mumbai, and Hong Kong gathered to attend the main annual Trustees meeting.

CTBUH Team Travels to Dubai

31 January 2018

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and Events Manager Jessica Rinkel-Miller traveled to Dubai in preparation for the 2018 Middle East Conference.

Council Visit Reveals Insights on “World’s Next Tallest Tower"

14 May 2017

CTBUH Executive Director Dr. Antony Wood recently visited the construction site of Jeddah Tower, poised to become the world’s tallest tower and the first 1,000-plus-meter structure.

CTBUH Explores Possibility of 2018 Middle East Conference

07–16 May 2017

CTBUH Executive Director Dr. Antony Wood recently traveled to Dubai and Jeddah on a fact-finding mission to explore the possibility of holding a conference in the region in 2018.

Torre Paseo Colón 2 Signboard Ceremony

25 March 2017

CTBUH joined Torre Paseo Colón 2 officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Torre Paseo Colón 2 as the tallest building in Costa Rica.

Ctbuh Leaders At Jeddah Economic Company

Mounib Hammoud

CTBUH Board of Trustees, 2014 – Present

Mounib Hammoud

Jeddah