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General Information

Beginning of works: March 2012
Completion: 29 April 2019
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: ,
Coordinates: 36° 44' 6.98" N    3° 8' 21.86" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 600 m
gross floor area 370 000 m²
gross cubic volume 1 768 000 m³
minaret width 26.8 m
height 265 m
number of floors (below ground) 2

Quantities

structural steel 14 300 t
concrete volume 445 000 m³
reinforcing steel 71 000 t

Design Loads

max. lateral acceleration 6.5 m/s²

Materials

minaret composite steel-reinforced concrete

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20043407
  • Published on:
    04/02/2009
  • Last updated on:
    14/08/2020