Kingdom Centre - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



Kingdom Centre is a 99-storey, 302.3 m (992 ft) skyscraper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Besides the shopping mall, Kingdom Tower contains the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh and state-of-the-art apartments. The 56 m (184 ft) skybridge atop the skyscraper.

The upper third of the tower features an inverted parabolic arch. The building utilises butt jointed glazing which, combined with the lack of both distinguished floor lines and other tall buildings around it, gives an impression of immense scale and an iconic quality. The lower two thirds were constructed with a reinforced concrete frame while the top third has a tubular steel frame.

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