Dubai Plans 1140 Metre Tall Tower

November 16, 2008 at 11:32 am (Civil eng., Share) (, , , )

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If you thought the Burj Dubai was about as high as they could ever go, the crazy property developers of that Arab city have come up with something even bigger, a skyscraper over 1 kilometre tall.

Called the Nakheel Habour & Tower it consists of four separate vertical strands arranged around a central void with numerous skybridges at various points connecting them together. Read the rest of this entry »

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850m Tall Tower Proposed For Dubai

November 16, 2008 at 11:29 am (Civil eng., Share) (, , , )

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It’s been a while since we first revealed the plans in Dubai for a series of megatall buildings including what at the time was labeled the AC Towers.

Since then the design has solidified along with the details about the project with it now being called One Dubai and having a height set at 850 metres, about the same as the Burj Dubai, with 201 storeys. It will be the central landmark of the planned Jumeria Gardens, yet another massive skyline to compete with the likes of Dubai Marina. Read the rest of this entry »

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