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Dubai Towers Dubai
دبي تاورز دبي
Rendering of the Complex
General information
StatusNever built
TypeMixed use
Coordinates25°11′37.30″N 55°21′46.68″E / 25.1936944°N 55.3629667°E / 25.1936944; 55.3629667Coordinates: 25°11′37.30″N 55°21′46.68″E / 25.1936944°N 55.3629667°E / 25.1936944; 55.3629667
Construction started21 June 2008[1]
Estimated completion2025
Opening2025
HeightTower 1: 550 m (1,800 ft)
Tower 2: 460 m (1,510 ft)
Tower 3: 410 m (1,350 ft)
Tower 4: 360 m (1,180 ft)
Technical details
Floor countTower 1: 97
Tower 2: 78
Tower 3: 74
Tower 4: 57
Design and construction
Architecttvsdesign
DeveloperSama Dubai

Dubai Towers Dubai was a proposed four tower complex in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is now cancelled. The developer, Sama Dubai, intended this to form the centrepiece of The Lagoons, a megaproject located on Dubai Creek which was to consist of seven islands. The towers have between 57 and 94 stories[2] and although the heights are not known, it is believed the tallest would top 400 metres (1,310 ft) while two others would rise beyond 300 metres (980 ft)[citation needed] and the fourth tower will rise at 230 m (750 ft). Sama ECH was the Project Management company in charge of the project. Due to downturn in Dubai, the project was cancelled.[3] As the Complex were not built, The Tower was proposed, It will surpass Burj Khalifa upon its completion. Its construction began in 2016, estimated to be completed in 2025.

Design

Designed by tvsdesign, these towers were intended to create a dramatic new landmark for Dubai. Their design represents the movement of candlelight and according to Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates, this is supposed to symbolise hope, harmony, growth and opportunity.[4]

Construction status

The Dubai Towers Dubai, like the rest of The Lagoons, is currently on hold.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://dubaiholding.com/en/media-centre/news/2008/june/construction-of-spectacular-dubai-towers-dubai-commences-at-the-lagoons/[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Official Website". Retrieved 20 August 2007.
  3. ^ http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=57436
  4. ^ "Article from TVS". Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-20.