Gallery: Azerbaijan’s Avesta Group Unveils Plan to Build New World’s Ta...


As Azerbaijan enjoys its relatively newfound status among oil- rich nations, it’s looking to join the seemingly endless race to construct the world’s tallest tower. Azerbaijan’s Avesta Group has announced that they are hoping to build a $2 billion, 3,444 foot tall tower in the former Soviet Republic. This would place it at 720 feet above present title holder, the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai. Its height will also surpass that of Saudi Arabia’s 3280 foot Kingdom Tower, which is still in development with completion slated for 2017.

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  1. Ahmed Huseynli February 8, 2013 at 2:05 am

    Looks like missile weapon, design is horrible.

  2. Emin Baghirov May 15, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    This World’s New Tallest Tower is so adorable! It is gonna make Azerbaijan very unique and famous in the World!!!

  3. Milt Clapp April 9, 2012 at 8:49 am

    In my personal opinion the design is strikingly beautiful and refreshing while the adjacent structures provide beautiful symmetrical balance!!!


  4. wtsall February 10, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    This… better be a joke, that is the stupidest looking building I have ever seen, like some sort of NASA/PowerRangers lair… wth.

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