Top 5 Amazing Tower Developments Around The World

14/10/2014 12:50 am

These 5 tower developments currently under construction represent some of the most amazing and out there constructions ever.

 

1. Kingdom Tower - Saudi Arabia

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With a total construction area of over 500,000 square meters, the Kingdom Tower will be a mixed-use building, featuring a Four Seasons Hotel, Four Seasons serviced apartments, office space, luxury condominiums and an observatory at higher level than the world’s current highest observation deck.

The Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will will feature the world’s fastest double-decker elevator, capable of ascending and descending the mighty skyscraper at 32ft (10 metres) a second.

 

2. Dawang Mountain Resort - China

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The Dawang Mountain Resort, China, a combination of an entertainment ice world with an indoor ski slope, a water park and supporting restaurant and shopping facilities. Is positioned directly on top of a historical cement mining quarry pit and lake.

Near the city of Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province, the extensive development will be built into a disused cement-mining quarry pit and lake and at its core will feature an as-yet-unnamed, 270-suite five-star hotel. Its 60 executive suites and six-room presidential suite will all feature impressive views of Tongxi Lake, Dawang Mountain and surrounding attractions.

 

3. Suzhou Zhongnan Center - China

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Construction recently started on Suzhou, China’s 2,391-foot, 138-story Suzhou Zhongnan Center. When the $4.5 billion project is completed on schedule in 2020, it will be the tallest building in China and the third-tallest on earth.

 

4. The Dubai Pearl

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Dubai Pearl is a world class, mixed-use, 22 million sq ft integrated development being developed by Pearl Dubai FZ LLC.

Overlooking the Palm Jumeirah Island in the heart of the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone, the development sets a new benchmark for sustainable urban communities in Dubai. Dubai Pearl offers a 24 hour living, walkable community where people can work, play and live in one destination.

 

5. World One - India

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When it’s completed in 2015, the 117-floor World One tower will be the tallest residential building in the world and and the tallest building in Mumbai. World One will be home to some of Mumbai’s wealthiest residents, with 300 luxury 3 and 4-bedroom units that start at $1.5 million, and feature designs by Giorgio Armani's Armani/Casa studio.