Dubai says starts building world’s tallest tower


DUBAI Dubai pronounced on Monday it had started building what would be a world’s tallest tower, another record for a city that is already home to a top skyscraper – a Burj Khalifa.

The Tower during Dubai Creek Harbour – a corner try between Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding, a investment car of a emirate’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum – will be finished in 2020, Dubai’s supervision said.

Its matter did not contend how high a building would be nor how most it competence cost.

Guinness World Records defines a building as a structure in that reduction than 50 percent of a sum tallness is useable building space. The world’s tallest building is a Tokyo Sky Tree, a 634-metre-high broadcasting, grill and regard tower.

Dubai, a vital tourism and party center, is ceaselessly laying skeleton for new attractions. Its new tower, partial of a plush new residential area subsequent to a waterfront, will underline several garden-themed regard decks, it said.

The Burj Khalifa is 829.8 meters (2,722 feet) high.

(Reporting by Hadeel Al Sayegh; Writing by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Louise Ireland)


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