Riyadh

Saudi Arabia

Facts

Density

0 people per km²

0 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

19 Completed • 9 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (54%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (75%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

58

Tallest City in

the World
#

4

Tallest City in

Middle East
#

1

Tallest City in

Saudi Arabia

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

PIF Tower

385 m / 1,263 ft

2

Burj Rafal

307.9 m / 1,010 ft

3

KAFD World Trade Center

304 m / 997 ft

4

Kingdom Centre

302.3 m / 992 ft

5

Al Faisaliah Center

266.9 m / 876 ft

6

GCC Bank Headquarters

264 m / 866 ft

7

Tamkeen Tower

258.2 m / 847 ft

8

Al Majdoul Tower

244 m / 801 ft

9

Samba Bank HQ Tower

231.2 m / 758 ft

10

Al Rajhi Bank Tower

205 m / 673 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Twisting Tall Buildings

18 August 2016

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

31 December 2014

Videos

12 November 2015

Interview: Nicholas Billotti

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Research

30 January 2020

Tall Building Predictions for 2020

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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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