Thousands of years back, the Middle East have created an impressive design that fits the most ancient architecture. Today, in this 21st century, these public projects are insanely expensive and developed fruitfully. These projects have spent millions to build the mega-structure. They have the capability to handle all kinds of financial and natural crisis. Throughout the list, you’ll find mind-blowing structures popping out. Check the list below to know how Mideast brings modern architectural admires us.
Abraj Al-Bait Towers, Mecca
Tower Locates in Mecca, which holds the record for the tallest clock with the tallest hotel. The clock face is also the world’s largest one. It is the third tallest building with the height of 1972 feet high. Abraj Al-Bait Towers, Mecca building can accommodate up to two million worshipers and built as a component of King Abdulaziz Endowment Project.
Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait City
Kuwait city offers the tallest building designed by the Skid-more, Owings, Callison, and Merrill. Al Hamra is 1,353 feet tall buildings in Kuwait that peek through the clouds and designed to minimize solar heat gain. It’s been the second tallest building which has concrete structure around the world. The total cost spent to build this speculated structure is 180 million Dinar.
Aldar Headquarters Building, Abu Dhabi
It is the giant skyscraper built by MZ Architects, Aldar HQ who received the best design award in Spain. Aldar building is circular which represent unity, stability, and rationality. MZ inspired by the shape of the circle and sphere, where no one has ever tried to build a structure which is entirely circular. Finally, in 2010 a daring design was born with an addition of the simple geometric building.
Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
MIA (Museum of Islamic Art) is a kind of masterpiece, build with fabulous inspiration and modern architecture. The building made from limestone, which hourly changes in light and shade. Located 7 km from the Corniche in Qatari, Doha.
Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Burj Arab is a distinctive sail-shaped silhouette and looks more than just a hotel. It symbolizes the modern Dubai. The hotel offers the discrete suite, private reception on each floor. It is one of the most luxurious hotels built on a triangular human-made island. It rises 321 meters above sea level and sets a new record of the tallest building along with an underground aquarium restaurant.
Kingdom Centre, Riyadh
Kingdom Centre is one of the Riyadh’s tallest skyscraper in 2002. The height of the building is 302 meters with roughly 65-storey homes. No doubt it looks beautiful and impressive. The total cost spends to build the structure was approximately SAR 1.7 billion.
Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi
The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi is one of the grand mosque constructed with fine architectural art and design. Moreover, it features 82 domes, 1000 columns, gilded chandeliers with 24-carat gold. There are reflective pools which surround the mosque and lights up with white & a gold color lighting system.
Bahrain World Trade Center, Manama
It is world’s first tallest building in Manama that integrates with wind turbines. Why should Bahrain leave behind by Dubai and Saudi Arabia? They have built an eye-popping structure that consists of a 50 story complex whose height is 240 meters. Bahrain World Trade Center adds three 29 meter wind turbines. This turbine supports 30-meter long bridge spanning between the towers.
Jeddah Tower, Jeddah
Soon Jeddah Tower will become world’s tallest building with a height of 3,280 feet. The project will complete till 2019, and you’ll see the first structure that will reach the one-kilometer high mark. The Burj Khalifa builders develop this project, and the final height not yet discovered.
Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Ferrari World is one of the largest indoor theme park found in the middle of UAE. Seven football grounds can create in this area. The project completed in two years with an estimated cost of US $40 billion. Moreover, it consists of 21 massive rides, and the cost is almost double the entire Downtown Dubai Complex along with Burj Khalifa.
King Abdullah Petroleum Research Center, Riyadh
The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research center (KAPSARC) is an independent non-profit organization that consists of a complex structure where multiple cells are allowed to grow and researched. The three-dimensional network rises above the desert landscape which emerges cluster of crystalline forms.
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