World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Emirates Towers

Article Id: WHEBN0002065616
Reproduction Date:

Title: Emirates Towers  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Dubai, Developments in Dubai, Seawings, Dubai Food City, Dubai TechnoPark
Collection: Dubai Architecture, Futurist Architecture, High-Tech Architecture, Postmodern Architecture, Twin Towers
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Emirates Towers

Emirates Towers
أبراج الإمارات
The Emirates Towers are the tallest two buildings on the right.
General information
Location Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Construction started 1996
Completed 2000
Roof 355 m (1,165 ft),[1] 309 m (1,014 ft)[2]
Technical details
Floor count 54,[1] 56[2]
Lifts/elevators 17,[1] 12[2]
Design and construction
Architect NORR Architects Engineers Planners
Main contractor Brookfield Multiplex, Besix[3]

The Emirates Towers (Arabic: أبراج الإمارات‎) is a building complex in Dubai that contains the Emirates Office Tower and Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel. The two towers, which rise to 355 m (1,165 ft) and 309 m (1,014 ft), respectively, stand as the 23rd [4] and 47th tallest buildings in the world.[5] The two towers are connected by a 9,000 m² (96,875 ft²) two-storey retail complex known as "The Boulevard". The Emirates Towers complex is located on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is a symbol of the city of Dubai. The Emirates Towers was constructed by the construction wing of Al_Ghurair_Investment group[6]

A curiosity of the design is that the towers have a similar number of floors; the taller office tower actually contains 54 floors, while the hotel tower contains 56 floors. This is because the individual floor heights of the office tower are greater than that of the hotel.

The Emirates Towers complex is set in over 570,000 m² (42 acres) of gardens, with lakes, waterfalls and public seating areas. There is parking space for up to 1,800 cars.


  1. ^ a b c d "Emirates Tower One - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Emirates Tower Two - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  3. ^ "Emirates Tower One". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "100 Tallest Buildings in the World". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "World's Tallest Skyscrapers". Retrieved 2008-01-27. 
  6. ^

External links

  • Emirates Tower One on CTBUH Skyscraper Center
  • Emirates Tower Two on CTBUH Skyscraper Center
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.