BANK BUILDING DUBAI U.A.E. 1980 ARCHITECTURE

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Bank buildings and hotels

Arab Bank at Dubai's Creek
Arab Bank for Investment and Foreign Trade The ARBIFT tower or Al Masraf building built in 1980 by architect Arthur Erickson of Vancouver, Canada.

Bank of Credit and Commerce International
Bank of Credit and Commerce International 12-storey tower was built in 1980 by architects Fitzroy + Robinson. BCCI, then the 7th largest private bank in the world, was founded 1972 by a Pakistani financier and operated from over 400 branches in 78 countries.

Ramada Hotel Dubai
Bur Dubai's downtown Ramada Hotel opened 1982 and was designed by Shirish Patel & Associates Consultants and Engineers Ltd. of Mumbai, India. The spacious lobby is a great place for business meetings with black tea and arabian sweets.



Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah
The Radisson Blu Resort in Sharjah, is a beach hotel designed 1980 by TAC / The Architect's Collaborative an architectural firm founded 1945 by Walter Gropius.

City Tower
Commercial outlets below twelve floors of office space at the City Tower 1 at Sheikh Zayed Road constructed by MEECON the Middle East Engineering Consultants.

Etisalat Tower Dubai
The first Etisalat Tower 1986 by architect Arthur Erickson with the Dubai headquarters of the U.A.E. based multinational telecommunications services provider. Largest voice carrier and one of the Internet hubs in the Middle East.

Holiday Centre Dubai
The Dubai Holiday Centre was built 1989 by architects Cassia & Associates. The Fahimi Group of Dubai invested 465 million dirham to built an apartments and commercial tower, hotel tower with shopping mall across the street from Trade Center.

Al Moosa Tower
The Al Moosa Tower 1 built 1991 by ARENCO Consultants.

Al Jahra Building
The modern Al Jahra Building on Khalid bin al Waleed Road.
AART design principal Leon Forgia ATEA. Uniconsult

Al Owais Tower
The Al Owais Business Tower 1989 by architects of ARENCO was originally named Al Abrah Tower build at the creek just behind the Emirates Bank with her reflecting facade.

Al Wasl Tower
The Al Wasl Tower built 1991 by ARENCO Consultants.
AART design principal Leon Forgia ATEA. Uniconsult

Royal Meridien Hotel
Main building of the Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa at Jumeirah Beach 1991 by ARENCO, opened 1994 as Forte Grand. In 1996 a 10-storey circular Club Building opened, followed in 2000 by the 15-storey ellipsoid hotel tower.

City Tower
City Tower 2 high-rise 1992 by Ralph Baldwin & Associates.



British Bank of the Middle-East
The British Bank of the Middle East building in
Bur Dubai 1992 by architect John R. Harris.
In 1959 BBME merged with the HSBC Hong Kong
and Shanghai Banking Corporation.

Al Durrah Tower
The Al Durrah Tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al Safa Tower
White 1995 Al Safa Tower at Sheikh Zayed Rd. to Abu Dhabi.

Al Khaleej Palace Hotel
The Al Khaleej Palace hotel building Rigga al Buteen with
semicircular arches above the windows by architect Al Hashemi.



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Dubai travel agencies
Another mixed use structure by architect Al Hashemi with the Al Ghaith & Al Moosa travel agency on the ground floor with Shaheen Air and Belhasa Tourism & Travel Company offices.