Saudi Arabia Begins Construction Of 100-Mile-Long Skyscraper

  • New drone footage shows that Saudi Arabia has begun excavating for its giant, 100-mile-long skyscraper development — an outlandish and highly controversial megacity in the middle of the desert.
  • As architecture magazine Dezeen reports, engineers broke ground on the development dubbed NEOM, which is slated to be built in a 105-mile-straight line — hence its moniker, “The Line” — and will, per the kingdom’s statements at the time it was announced, be car-less and have zero emissions.
  • Drone footage shared by Dezeen shows a huge construction site, with dozens of excavators digging a massive trench of epic proportions.
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