With 252 floors, Jeddah Tower, located on the outskirts of the city, is set to stretch 1km skywards. The company behind the project hopes to complete the tower by 2020.
It looks like any other tower project rising from the sand across the Middle East.
But the construction work at Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia is set to have that bit extra.
This project has been labelled the world’s future tallest building – as it will even eclipse Burj Khalifa, which stands at a lofty 828m.