Modern architecture United Arab Emirates

City of DUBAI

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Kalanter Tower
The Kalantar Tower on Zayed Road a.k.a. Al Sondos Tower or Skyline Residence was built in 1992 by Cassia Associates with a private spa, health club and helicopter landing platform on top.

Dubai Chamber of Commerce
DCCI Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Deira a triangular building 1992 by Nikken Sekkei Architects.

Shipping Trading and Lighterage Co.
Office tower of the Shipping Trading and Lighterage Co. STALCO 1992 by U.A.E. architect Labid Al Fakhry. The Shipping Tower in Raffa, opposite of Port Rashid, was inaugurated on 28th November 1996 for international freight handling offices.

White Tower
Three white towers: At left Saeed Tower 1 by engineer Adnan Saffarini, at center the 10-storey White Swan building, to the right White Crown Tower 1992 also by Saffarini Architects.

Al Wafa Tower
Many balconies at the Al Wafa Tower constructed in 1993.

Number One Tower Suites
The Number One tower suites 1993 by engineer Adnan Saffarini. At the time of construction, with 24 floors, the highest building on Sheikh Zayed Road E11 to Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Ahmed's Tower
Sheikh Ahmed Tower 1993 by Khatib + Alami with Carlos Ott.

Sheikh Marwan's Tower
The high-rise Sheikh Marwan Tower 1993 by Adnan Saffarini.

Dubai Creek Tower
The Dubai Creek Tower 1993 by Khatib + Alami Architects. Office and residential building with shopping complex and a helipad on top in Rigga al Buteen.

High-rise buildings construction

Burj al Arab luxury Hotel Dubai
Dubai's iconic Burj al Arab hotel on an artificial island, was designed in 1993 by architect Tom Wright of Atkins Middle-East. Lightshow by Jonathan Speirs. Photo from the public beach.
Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai
The soft opening of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel was in 1997. Contrary to the opposite Burj al Arab tower it was designed to look like a wave. Concept architects Tom Wright + Kevin Cook.

Jumeira Tower
Jumeira Tower constructed 1994 by architects Khatib & Alami.

Union Tower
Foundation work of the Union Tower a.k.a. Salam Tower 1 started in 1994, architectural design by ATKINS Overseas office.

Al Ghadeer Tower
The residential 22-storey high-rise building Al Ghadeer Tower on Zayed Road constructed 1994 by Khatib & Alami Architects.

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Rostamani Towers
The residential 16-storey Rostamani Towers on Zayed Road.