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Al Rajhi Tower

Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Status:cancelled
Construction Dates
  Intended completion date2010
Floor Count50
Building Uses
 - office
 - observation
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - landing pad
Architectural Style
 - futurism
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete (plain)
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire1312 ftWikipedia
Roof1155 ftArchitect

Description
• Architect: Atkins.

• Family Al Rajhi is the owner of this sail-shaped tower design, similar to the Burj al Arab in Dubai with a heliport & observation atop, also in a triangular shape. The family is considered to be the wealthiest non-royals there by most of people in Saudi Arabia.

• The inclinated tower has a huge atrium and 2 panoramic elevators outside, each running along the side pillars, converging to the aereal air red-light atop it.

• Renderings:
- http://img72.imageshack.us/img72/8084/011km1.png
- http://www.arab7.com/up/file/1148213082686.jpg

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