List of tallest buildings in Kuwait

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This list of tallest buildings in Kuwait ranks skyscrapers in Kuwait by height. The tallest building in Kuwait is currently the 80–story Al Hamra Firdous Tower, which rises 413 metres (1,355 ft) and was completed in 2011, it is also the worlds fifteenth tallest building. Liberation Tower is currently the second tallest completed tower in Kuwait, built in 1996 it rises 372 metres (1,220 ft). Should it be constructed, the Burj Mubarak Al Kabir would be 1,001 metres (3,284 ft) tall, it would become the world's tallest building, standing one metre taller than the approved Jeddah Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.[citation needed]

Tallest completed buildings[edit]

Only buildings over 150m (as determined by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat) are included.

Kuwait City skyline in 2008
Rank Name Height (meters) Floors City Use Built
1 Al Hamra Firdous Tower 413 m (1,355 ft) 80 Kuwait City Office 2011
2 Arraya 2 300 m (980 ft) 60 Kuwait City Office 2009
3 United Tower 240 m (790 ft) 60 Kuwait City Mixed Use 2011
4 Al Tijaria Tower 218 m (715 ft) 41 Kuwait City Office 2009
5 Abdul Aziz Al Babtain Cultural Waqf 189 m (620 ft) 42 Kuwait City Office 2010
6 Business Town Tower 5 184 m (604 ft) 39 Kuwait City Office 2011
7 Dar Al Awadi 171 m (561 ft) 35 Kuwait City Office 2005
8 Panasonic Tower 167 m (548 ft) 34 Kuwait City Office 2009
10 Al Jon Tower 160 m (520 ft) 40 Kuwait City Office 2007
11 Al Jawhara Tower 160 m (520 ft) 27 Kuwait City Office 2008
12 Arabiya Tower 150 m (490 ft) 34 Kuwait City Office 2009

Tallest buildings under construction[edit]

Rank Name Height (meters) Floors City Use Completion
1 Gate of Kuwait Tower 330 m (1,080 ft) 80 Kuwait City Mixed Use 2015
2 NBK Tower 300 m (980 ft) 70 Kuwait City Office 2014
3 Central Bank of Kuwait 240 m (790 ft) 42 Kuwait City Office 2013
4 Crystal Tower (Kuwait) 207 m (679 ft) 52 Kuwait City Office 2013

Tallest approved buildings[edit]

Rank Name Height (meters) Floors City Use Completion
1 The Square Capital Tower 376 m (1,234 ft) 70 Kuwait City Mixed Use On Hold
2 Intercontinental Hotel and Tower 225 m (738 ft) 66 Kuwait City Mixed Use On Hold
3 25 February Tower 170 m (560 ft) 37 Kuwait City Office On Hold
4 Business Town Tower 6 168 m (551 ft) 35 Kuwait City Office On Hold

Tallest proposed buildings[edit]

Rank Name Height (meters) Floors City Use
1 Burj Mubarak Al Kabir 1,001 m (3,284 ft) 234 Madinat al-Hareer Mixed Use
2 Kuwait Investment Authority Headquarters 220 m (720 ft) 50 Kuwait City Office
3 Kuwait Commercial Tower 220 m (720 ft) 38 Kuwait City Office
4 Al Sharq Office Building 180 m (590 ft) Kuwait City Office
5 Montana Hotel 166 m (545 ft) 36 Kuwait City Hotel

Tallest structures[edit]

Rank Name Height (meters) City Use Completion
1 Liberation Tower 372 m (1,220 ft) Kuwait City Communication 1996
2 Kuwait Towers 187 m (614 ft) Kuwait City Communication 1979

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