Burj Rafal

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Burj Rafal
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General information
Type Mixed use; Residential, Commercial Office, Hotel, Serviced Apartments[1]
Architectural style Modernism
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates 24°47′32″N 46°37′56″E / 24.79222°N 46.63222°E / 24.79222; 46.63222
Construction started May 2011[2]
Completed 2014
Opening June 2013[3]
Management Stefan Kaminski[4]
Height
Roof 308 m (1,010 ft)[5]
Technical details
Structural system Concrete and Steel, Glass façade [1]
Floor count 70 total floors with 68 above ground and 2 below ground[1] and about 17 floors with hotel rooms[6]
Design and construction
Architect P&T Group

Burj Rafal (Arabic: برج رافال) is a skyscraper hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.[7] It opened in January 2014, its 70 floors constructed on an exclusive 20,000 sqm plot.

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The skyscraper has about 350 rooms and is the tallest residential building in Riyadh. It is also one of the tallest hotels in the world. The building had a total cost of about $320 million.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Burj Rafal, Riyadh". Emporis. Emporis GMBH. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "June Opening Set Tallest Riyadh Tower". ArabNews. Arab News. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski". HotelierMiddleEast. ITP Business Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski receives its first guest". MSN (Arabia). Otventures. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "The World's Tallest Buildings". Emporis. Emporis GMBH. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Hotel Overview". BusinessTravelNews. Northstar Travel Media LLC. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Shopping experience gets enriched in Burj Rafal Community". Arab News. Arab News. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Fahy, Michael. "Riyadh's Burj Rafal to complete in September". ConstructionWeekOnline. Business Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 15 June 2014. 

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