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


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 elevator 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™ elevators
  • 21 KONE MonoSpace® elevators
  • 7 KONE DoubleDeck elevators
  • 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
  • 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 elevator rope technology that will enable a 660 meters elevator rise

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