Once Again, Dubai Will Build ‘World’s Tallest Tower…

Dubai Begins Building 'World's Tallest' Tower

Dubai: United Arab Emirates seems to be planning to break their own record of having tallest building. As newspaper reports says Dubai started the construction of a tower which will stand taller than its own Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world’s tallest skyscraper.
The ruler of Gulf’s richest emirate, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, marked th beginning of the construction of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour as construction workers laid foundations of the skyscraper in a vast patch of sand.The dwelling “would be the world’s tallest tower when finished in 2020,” said a statement issued at the ceremony.
Dubai’s biggest developer Emaar Properties announced their plans to build the tower in April, saying it will be “a notch” higher than Burj Khalifa, which stands 828 metres (2,700 feet) high. Although the Emaar has not yet revealed the actual final height of the tower. As per the estimates given by the company the total cost of this highest tower in the world will be around $1 billion (900 million euros).
Design of the sky scrapper is created by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the tower will have the looks of deck providing 360-degree views of the coastal city.Emaar Chairman Mohamed Alabbar said the tower will completed before the Expo 2020 trade fair which Dubai is preparing to host.
In April, Emaar said the tower will be slender, evoking the image of a minaret, and will be anchored to the floor with sturdy cables.Dubai has generated a reputation for building dozens of futuristic skyscrapers, which have transformed its skyline. While Saudi Arabia’ is building a tower in Jeddah that is planned to surpass the Burj Khalifa, rising more than a kilometre.

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