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Kingdom Tower Plans, Test Pile Blueprints And Structure Model

Model of the base and foundations of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
© Dar Al-Handasah Shair and Partners/Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture/Saudi Binladin Group
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Big find! Kingdom Tower plans, models and blueprints of world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dar Al-Handasah Shair and Partners are in charge for engineering and construction, Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture are in charge for design while the contractor is Saudi Binladin Group. They all working together to build the tallest building in the world, over 1 km tall!


They were testing foundation piles at the end of 2011. The tests failed and they went back to drawing board. Here are some of the blueprints and models of testing piles and the structure itself, excavation plan and pile position. Click on the pictures for extra large view.

Model of Kingdom tower structure
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Model of platform and roof structure of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Model of concrete structure of spire of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Blueprint detail of test pile of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Blueprint detail of test pile of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
© Dar Al-Handasah Shair and Partners/Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture/Saudi Binladin Group
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Blueprint of pile position below Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Blueprint detail of two testing piles of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Blueprint of two testing piles of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
© Dar Al-Handasah Shair and Partners/Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture/Saudi Binladin Group
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Detailed Blueprint of test pile of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
© Dar Al-Handasah Shair and Partners/Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture/Saudi Binladin Group
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Rebar detail of round pile of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Detail of round rebar of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Detail of rectangle test pile of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Details of round piles of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
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Excavation plan of Kingdom Tower, world's tallest building under construction in Jeddah, Saubi Arabia
© Dar Al-Handasah Shair and Partners/Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture/Saudi Binladin Group
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