What does the country with the tallest building in the world do? It builds an even taller one! Dubai already boasts the magnificent Burj Khalifa, but construction has just started on The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour. When it’s completed in 2020 it’ll be the new tallest building in the world.
Dubai is constructing a new skyscraper that’s going to be even taller than the Burj Khalifa!
The building is called The Tower and it’s being built in Dubai Creek Harbour
It’s going to cost around $1 billion to build and it will be over 2,700ft (828m) high
It was designed by Santiago Calatrava Valls, the architect behind the World Trade Center PATH Station in New York
When it’s finished it’ll offer breathtaking views of the city
Construction will be completed in 2020, in time for the Expo 2020 trade fair in Dubai