Kuwait City

Kuwait

Facts

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
78

Tallest City in

the World

#
8

Tallest City in

Middle East
#
1

Tallest City in

Kuwait

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Al Hamra Tower
412.6 m / 1,354  ft
2 The Assima Tower
301.6 m / 990  ft
3 NBK Tower
300 m / 984  ft
4 Arraya Tower
300 m / 984  ft
5 Kipco Tower
240 m / 787  ft
6 Crystal Tower
240 m / 787  ft
7 The Central Bank of Kuwait New Headquarters Building
238.5 m / 782  ft
8 Kuwait Investment Authority Headquarters
231 m / 758  ft
9 Al Tijaria Tower
218.2 m / 716  ft
10 Burj Alshaya West Tower
205 m / 673  ft

CTBUH People & Events

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration

12 September 2017

Twisting Tall Buildings

18 August 2016

Videos

18 October 2012

Best Tall Building Featured Finalist: Al Hamra Tower: The Sculpted Tower

The Al Hamra Firdous Tower was intended to stand as an icon to symbolize national pride, while also providing highly leasable office space. To successfully...

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Research

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

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Global News

01 July 2022

Trio of 40-Story Towers Completed in Kuwait City

AGi Architects has completed a trio of residential towers in Kuwait City featuring varied façade openings and layouts that provide each apartment with unique sea...

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