Burj Rafal

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Burj Rafal
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General information
TypeMixed use; Residential, Commercial Office, Hotel, Serviced Apartments[1]
Architectural styleModernism
LocationRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates24°47′32″N 46°37′56″E / 24.79222°N 46.63222°E / 24.79222; 46.63222
Construction startedMay 2011[4]
Completed2014
OpeningJune 2013[5]
ManagementStefan Kaminski[6]
Height
Roof308 m (1,010 ft)[2]
Technical details
Structural systemConcrete and Steel, Glass façade [1]
Floor count70 total floors with 68 above ground and 2 below ground[1] and about 17 floors with hotel rooms[3]
Design and construction
ArchitectP&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.

About

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]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Burj Rafal, Riyadh". Emporis. Emporis GMBH. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  2. ^ "The World's Tallest Buildings". Emporis. Emporis GMBH. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Hotel Overview". BusinessTravelNews. Northstar Travel Media LLC. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  4. ^ "June Opening Set Tallest Riyadh Tower". ArabNews. Arab News. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski". HotelierMiddleEast. ITP Business Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 15 June 2014.
  6. ^ "Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski receives its first guest". MSN (Arabia). Otventures. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. 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.