Iconic Tower

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Iconic Tower
Iconic Tower Final Render.jpeg
Alternative namesLiberty Tower (proposed by Kajima Corporation)
General information
StatusApproved[1]
TypeMixed Use
Architectural styleNeo-futurism
LocationCentral Business District, Sector 19
Town or cityDhaka
CountryBangladesh
Coordinates23°51′28″N 90°30′59″E / 23.85778°N 90.51639°E / 23.85778; 90.51639Coordinates: 23°51′28″N 90°30′59″E / 23.85778°N 90.51639°E / 23.85778; 90.51639
Estimated completion2025
CostUSD $ 1.2 billion
Height
Architectural734 m (2,408 ft)
Technical details
Floor count142
Design and construction
DeveloperKajima Corporation

Iconic Tower is a planned supertall skyscraper that might be built in Central Business District on Purbachal Sector 19 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Proposed Power Pac Kajima Consortium, as the centerpiece of the development of Central Financial District.[2] If built, the 142-story, 3,200,000-square foot (300,000 m2) skyscraper's roof would be 2,408 (734 m) high, making it the world's second-tallest building.

Overview[edit]

The concept of Iconic Towers was first proposed by the U.S based conglomerate KPC Group of Companies. The project was soon adopted by the government of Bangladesh. The plan was incorporated with the Purbachal Central Business District development project. The Iconic Tower is the centerpiece of the project, along with 27 surrounding skyscrapers. The project is dubbed as one of the largest construction projects in the world. The plan was proposed by Kajima Corporation; one of the largest construction companies in the world, and approved at a preliminary cost of US$1.2 billion for the Iconic Tower and US$17.13 billion for the proposed development project. BUET consultancy division and Capital Development Authority of the Government of Bangladesh will serve as consultant for the project.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "PM approves constructing tallest building in South Asia". The KPC Group. 17 June 2017. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Global giant Kajima in bid for Purbachal Iconic Tower". The Bangladesh Post. Retrieved 31 March 2018.