Burj Khalifa (formerly the Burj Dubai) have a height of 828 m and make it the tallest building in the world but likely will not be carrying the world’s tallest building when this one finished. Mile-High Tower(also known as Kingdom Tower) that will be planned to be builtin the the Red Sea port city, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will become the tallest building in the world and it will be beat the Burj Khalifa.
To beat the Burj Khalifa, Mile-High Tower will have a height of 1600 meters (1.6 km) or 2 times higher than the Burj Khalifa.
Mile-High Tower AKA Kingdom Tower will be located in an area of ??23 million m2 with a total cost of about 26.6 billion dollars and which has a 5 star hotel, apartments and malls and can accommodate 80,000 people.
Want to know how long it takes for the elevator to reach the highest floor? It took about 12 minutes.
Btw, this project has been started since 2008 but it still seemed new was stopped and will starting build again.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal unveiled plans Tuesday to build the world's tallest tower in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah, signing a 4.6 billion riyal ($1.15 billion) contract with Bin Laden Group.Saudi Arabia is currently undergoing multi-billion dollar projects to improve its infrastructure, spending over $US400 billion in the five years to 2013 and rolling out three consecutive record budgets along the way, in addition to over $US130 million in social spending.