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Berlin Cathedral


Height: 115m
Location: Berlin
Year: 1717
Berlin Cathedral

Jeddah Tower


Height: 1008m
Location: Jeddah
Year: 2020
Jeddah Tower

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Berlin Cathedral

Berlin Cathedral
Berlin Cathedral
Height115m
Floors0
Year1717
CityBerlin

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The Berlin Cathedral (German: Berliner Dom) is a Protestant church and dynastic tomb on the Museum Island in Berlin.

Built from 1894 to 1905 by order of German Emperor William II according to plans from Julius Raschdorff in Renaissance and Baroque Revival styles, the listed building is the largest Protestant church in Germany and one of the main dynastic tombs in Europe. In addition to church services, the cathedral is utilized for state ceremonies, concerts and other occasions. Since the demolition of the Memorial Church (Denkmalskirche) on the north side by the East German government in 1975, the Berlin Cathedral has consisted of the large Sermon Church (Predigtkirche) in the center, the smaller Baptismal and Matrimonial Church (Tauf- und Traukirche) on the south side and the Hohenzollern crypt (Hohenzollerngruft), which covers almost the entire basement. Damaged during the Allied bombing in World War II, the cathedral's original interior was restored by 2002. Currently there is discussion about restoring the historic exterior too.

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Jeddah Tower

Jeddah Tower
Jeddah Tower
Height1008m
Floors167
Year2020
CityJeddah

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Jeddah Tower (Arabic: ??? ????), previously called Kingdom Tower (??? ???????), is a stalled construction project of a skyscraper on the north of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is supposed to be the world's first 1 km (3,281 feet ) high building, and the centrepiece and first phase of a development and tourist attraction called Jeddah Economic City.There was steady progress but in January 2018 building owner JEC halted structural concrete work together with the tower about one-third completed because of labour issues with a builder after the 2017--19 Saudi Arabian purge. JEC has said they plan to restart construction in 2020. The design, created by American architect Adrian Smith, who also designed the Burj Khalifa, incorporates many unique structural and aesthetic features. The founder and leader of the project is Saudi Arabian prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, a grandson of Ibn Saud, and nephew of the Kings of Saudi Arabia before him. Al-Waleed is the chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), which is a partner in the Jeddah Economic Company (JEC), which was formed in 2009 for the development of Jeddah Tower and City.

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