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THE RISE OF A SUPERTALL

Soaring to a height of more than one kilometre, Jeddah Tower will be the tallest building in the world when completed in 2019.

Description

The glittering centerpiece in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will house offices, a hotel and serviced apartments, luxury condominiums, and the world’s highest observation deck.

  • #Elevators
  • #Escalators & Autowalks
  • #Maintenance
  • #Middle East
  • #New equipment
  • #Office
  • #People flow intelligence

Building facts

  • Year of completion: 2018
  • Construction area: 464,907 sqm
  • Total gross floor area: 243, 866 sqm
  • Height: over 1 km
  • Apartments: 318
  • Hotel rooms: 182
  • Maximum lift speed: above 10 m/s
  • Building owner: Jeddah Economic Company
  • Developer: Jeddah Economic Company
  • Architect: Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture
  • Contractor: Saudi Bin Laden Group
  • Construction supervisor: Dar Al Handasa
  • Project management: E.C. Harris / Mace JV

KONE solutions

  • 29 KONE MiniSpace™ lifts
  • 21 KONE MonoSpace® lifts
  • 7 KONE DoubleDeck lifts
  • 8 KONE TravelMaster™ 110 escalators
  • KONE UltraRope™ technology
  • KONE Polaris™ destination control system
  • KONE InfoScreen displays
  • KONE E-Link™ monitoring system
  • KONE Care™ maintenance service
CHALLENGESSOLUTIONS
  • To provide an innovative solution for fast vertical transportation in the world’s tallest building once completed
  • To provide a premium people flow solution for a high-profile building, featuring a full range of intelligent solutions
  • Industry-leading technology that delivers a smooth experience, including the latest People Flow Intelligence technology
  • Strong collaboration between global resources and experienced local experts
  • Revolutionary new lift rope technology that will enable 660 metres continuous lift travel