Architecture

Tallest Skyscraper in the World

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Hyder Consulting decided to amaze the whole world with a structure that will be twice as tall as the Burj Dubai, according to a consultant involved with the project making it by far the tallest tower ( skyscraper ) in the world. Considering the Burj Dubai will rise to 818m, the new tower will be over 1,600m tall, making it the world’s first mile-high tower. The architects are not sure (or at least, they’re not giving details) about where the amazing 5,250-foot-tall structure will be built – only, that it will be somewhere in the Middle East region. I don’t think that we really need something like this, but when some people want to amaze they try all kinds of outrageous things. Anyway I’m sure that the view would be amazing, but also if you stay at the “n+1″ flor you’ll spend some time just to come back to the ground. – Via – Bldgblog

24 comments

  • chill3d September 4, 2008 at 19:46 PM Login to Reply →

    holy smokes! I will not be surprised if they come up shorty with a 2 mile high tower…

  • wow! October 5, 2008 at 18:14 PM Login to Reply →

    this is utterly amazing.
    someone put this on SU and I thank them very much!

  • puttputt October 6, 2008 at 10:17 AM Login to Reply →

    A tall building in a empty desert filled rag clothed monkeys.

  • farhan November 13, 2008 at 13:17 PM Login to Reply →

    it will be in the future
    well it’s impossible to built it

  • geoffrey December 10, 2008 at 01:35 AM Login to Reply →

    puttputt, you’re an idiot, in every apparent way.

  • khalid December 22, 2008 at 13:54 PM Login to Reply →

    It will be built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    for more info. go to the link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mile_High_Tower

  • LOL December 26, 2008 at 07:32 AM Login to Reply →

    Rag clothed monkey’s .. Seriously it’s very ignorant to say that about people who have more money then most of us can imagine . YOUR lifestyle is more then likely the true rag whilst theirs are riches .

  • peteoo January 24, 2009 at 05:01 AM Login to Reply →

    one, put put we’re in the same boat, two they are not going build this building, all the money in the world couldn’t fund this project, three. Whats with all the skyscrapers being in the middle east?The skyscraper belongs in Chicago and New York, it is a trademark of america

  • roofia February 11, 2009 at 02:51 AM Login to Reply →

    the skyscraper belongs to no one. there are skyscrapers all around the world.

  • Fuck you mother bitch February 24, 2009 at 12:35 PM Login to Reply →

    Maybe you nerdy mo fos should not be wasting ur shitty lives on caring about gay skyscrapers that arent even going to happen. get your nerdy, sweaty asss off out of your mums house and get a job.

  • Rotterdam July 14, 2009 at 15:08 PM Login to Reply →

    A bit rediculous. Why that high you’ll never sell everything. Then there is the permanent lower temperature at 1600 meter. The big wind gusts. Completely obsolete

  • Francis August 27, 2009 at 03:04 AM Login to Reply →

    The Middle East has some of the most impressive buildings in the world, you ignorant noob!

  • salim September 1, 2009 at 10:30 AM Login to Reply →

    hey guys you are just calculating the absurdity of the hyder tower which is just double the height of burj dubai. Then what about the possiblities of ULTIMA TOWER in US and X SEED 4000 in JAPAN???

  • Marco Siebold December 25, 2009 at 06:00 AM Login to Reply →

    Great post, thanks a lot :-)

  • tower 200 March 5, 2010 at 21:04 PM Login to Reply →

    Will anybody be able to smell a smoke smell on me?

  • Paul the thinker. May 13, 2010 at 23:16 PM Login to Reply →

    I look at the world and am utterly amazed with what us tiny humans can pull off.
    Regardless, I can’t help but feel that higher might not be the solution for the XXI century.
    I belive that the path to sucess will lie inwards, rather then upwards. I too dream of better every day, but as poor people all around the world die of starvation, thirst and desease, all those efforts of making a mile high building seem vacant and meaningless.

    But we are what we are, and we will be as we always were.
    In this existence there isn’t much to look forward to exept being loved, and admired, if having a tall buidling with your name on it makes you happy, pursue it.

    I’m sure all the people you could have helped with all your money are going to cheer for you from the other side…

  • Tetsuro July 26, 2010 at 14:01 PM Login to Reply →

    What I don’t understand is why do all these big companies invest metric tons of cash into countries where the whole concept of “human rights” gets pointed and laughed at.

  • Laurens December 17, 2010 at 10:15 AM Login to Reply →

    I Think in that height the company building it would call NASA to request for astronaut suits be cause in that height, IT WILL BE THE FORCE OF GRAVITY PUSHING DOWN.Elevators WILL FALL DOWN,OUR FACES WILL BE FALLING DOWN ON THE GROUND,and such.And OUR BODY WILL RUN OUT OF OXYGEN THEN…. You know what’s next.

  • Laurens December 17, 2010 at 10:22 AM Login to Reply →

    That company is EXTREMELY RICH.It would take DECADES to build it.It’s MASSIVE STRUCTURE and it’s WIDTH is impossibly HEAVY.Which may cause the WHOLE STRUCTURE to FALL DOWN WITH ITS WEIGHT with the FORCE OF GRAVITY.

  • Laurens December 17, 2010 at 15:01 PM Login to Reply →

    Almost all tall buildings go to Middle East.My Question is…Is it because of space and the tourist economy of the Middle East?

  • mimi February 16, 2011 at 00:57 AM Login to Reply →

    okay fxxk u mother bixxh u dont make sense you are wasting ur life so what the hell its just a site to show u whats gonna be built all u could of said was u dont make sense

  • allkhanan February 18, 2011 at 09:00 AM Login to Reply →

    ALL OF THESE BUILDING WILL BE DESTROYED ONE DAY!
    BEFORE THE JUDGMENT DAY!

  • free wow bots February 26, 2011 at 08:23 AM Login to Reply →

    I don’t think that we really need something like this, but when some people want to amaze they try all kinds of outrageous things.

  • women tattoos February 26, 2011 at 08:24 AM Login to Reply →

    it will be in the future
    well it’s impossible to built it