The current proposal for the largest Arabian tower is on the other side of the peninsula to the Gulf States, adjacent to Mecca. Designed by Pickard Chilton this tower would be fully a mile high.Often, designs for worlds tallest buildings are done purely for PR reasons, since drawing a straight line on a piece of paper and saying its a mile high does not cost very much. The height of skyscrapers is dictated by interest rates rather than structural feasibility. A mile high tower was originally proposed more than half a century ago by Frank Lloyd Wright and it would have been technically feasible then.
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