Top 5 Tallest Buildings in Dubai

Date Posted: 28 Jul, 2019 By: Admin

Burj Khalifa

Height: 828 meters (2,717 ft)

Number of floors: 163

  • Renowned as both the world’s tallest building as well as the world’s tallest man-made structure of any kind, the construction of Burj Khalifa was completed in 2010.
  • The magnificent building was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill of Chicago whereas the construction & engineering aspect was handled by Samsung C&T of South Korea.
  • Situated in the heart of downtown Dubai, the building is part of the UAE governments’ initiative to transform the economy from merely oil-based to more tourism and service-oriented.
  • The large-scale building houses 19 residential towers, more than 30,000 residences, nearly 7 acres of parkland, nine hotels, a shopping mall, and a pristine 30-acre man-made lake.

 

Marina 101

Height: 426 meters

Number of floors: 101

  • Renowned as the second tallest building in Dubai, Marina 101 is located in the stunning upscale waterfront community of Dubai Marina.
  • Completed in 2016, the building features an overwhelming 101 floors making it the tallest residential tower in the world.
  • The most striking feature of the building is its subtly lit crown that can be seen even faraway away distance during the nights.

 

Princess Tower

Height: 414 meters

Number of floors: 101

  • Located at one of the prime locations of Dubai, Princess tower set the precedent for all high rise residential towers all around the world.
  • At the time of its completion in the year 2012, the building was the tallest all-residential tower in the world and it still is among the top 5 tallest skyscrapers of Dubai.
  • The stunning Princess Tower is lavishly adorned in a unique style reflecting Dubai’s architectural prowess.
  • You can have the most gorgeous views of Dubai eye as well as Dubai’s coast from this stunning tower.

 

Elite Residences

Height: 380 meters

Number of floors: 91

  • Located in Dubai Marina, Elite residence is the fifth tallest building in Dubai.
  • Completed on January 2012, the building hosts a series of luxury apartments that range from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom penthouses
  • You can get panoramic views of Palm Jumeirah and  Arabian Gulf from the building.
  • Elite Residence is known for its modern design with an interesting mix of Victorian Architecture with an advanced layout.

 

Almas Tower

Height: 363 meters

Number of floors: 68

  • Located in the beautiful waterfront community of Jumeirah Lake Towers, Almas Tower is one of Dubai’s finest high-rise developments.
  • Completed in 2008, the building is also popularly known as ‘Diamond Tower’ because of its unique diamond-shaped architecture
  • The building features eight triangles inspired by the facets of a cut diamond extending out from the core. along with two separate yet overlapping conformations that are attached into a single core.