Al Hamra Tower

Al Hamra Tower is the tallest skyscraper in Kuwait. It is the 23rd tallest building in the world.

Al Hamra Tower includes offices and a shopping mall. It is located in Jaber Al Mubarak Street in Kuwait City, the capital of Kuwait. The height of the tower is about 414 meters high, divided into 80 stroreys, the tower includes 43 elevators. The construction of the tower started in 2005, and it was completed in 2011. The cost of constructing such a huge building reached 50 million American Dollars. The owner of the tower is Al Hamra Real Estate Co., its structural engineer is the Skidmore Owings and Merrill, while its main contractor is Ahmadiah Contracting and Trading Company. Al Hamra Tower won many awards such as the Cityscape, Chicago Athenaeum Architecture Award, and most importantly the 2012 Best Tall Building Middle East and Africa Finalist Award.

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