Rising 1,000 meters into the Arabian sky, Jeddah Tower will eclipse the reigning tallest building by 173 meters. The first phase of the Kingdom City comprises the Tower, a 65,000 square meter retail mall and a 3,000+ car underground garage.
Jeddah Tower (formerly Kingdom Tower)
Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2013 – under construction
Saudi Binladin Group
Langan was appointed as geotechnical, site/civil and traffic engineer and parking planner for the first phase of the development. Langan’s role as the geotechnical engineer included the development and oversight of the site subsurface investigation, 3D finite element modeling of the soil-foundation structure interaction, settlement predictions of the foundation performance, development and oversight of full-scale load testing and final design of the piles in collaboration with the design team.