News: Mace, the British firm behind London's Shard skyscraper, has been selected to oversee the construction of the worldâ€™s tallest building in Saudi Arabia.
Construction companyÂ Mace will work alongide another British firm, EC Harris, to build the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which will stand more than 1 kilometre high on completion, as we reported previously.
Designed by Chicago firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, the tower is expected to take over from the 828-metre Burj Khalifa in Dubai as the world's tallest building.
It will stand more than three times the height of the Shard, which opened to the public earlier this year â€“Â see all news about the ShardÂ orÂ find out more about the Kingdom Tower.
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