Modern architecture United Arab Emirates
City of DUBAI
More than 180 upmarket apartments in one tower and the five-star Sofitel Hotel next to the Dubai Mall in the new Downtown Dubai area. Burjgate 48 designed 2008 by Fentress Architects.
To the left Burj Khalifa 2004 by architect Adrian Smith of SOM, the tallest skyscraper in the world, and south on Sheikh Zayed Road the iconic Al Hekma Tower 2006 Arex Arab Engineering Consultants.
Rolex Tower designed 2008 by architects
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP SOM.
Construction in Dubai City
The Park Regis Kris Kin hotel building 2009 by Archgroup at Al Karama area, across the street from Spinneys supermarket.
The residential Al Raffa Building at the Al Fahidi metro station in Bur Dubai completed in 2010 by National Engineering Bureau.
Arif & Bintoak Architects' Buildings by Daman at DIFC houses a hotel, residential apartment units and office space. Handed over by main contractor Habtoor Leighton Group HLG in 2014.
A residential and an office tower at Central Park in Dubai's International Finance Center DIFC. Each structure has four wings situated above a podium with retail and leisure facilities.
Sculptural buildings in tubular or crystal form
Burjuman Centre is a shopping and leisure destination in the heart of the city and the three new City Seasons Hotel towers are the latest expansion 2010 by James Cubitt + Partners.
The buildings of the pedestrian esplanade The Beach are designed 2012 by architects Benoy as low-rise entertainment, leisure and retail development at the Jumeirah Beach seafront.
Residential building under construction with tunnel formwork which allows to cast concrete walls and slab in one operation.
A worldwide used construction system which was invented by Guy Blonde after WW2 to rebuild France.
Tunnel form is perfect for projects of mass accomodation like hotels, hospitals and condos above hundred apartment units.
The third terminal at Dubai's DXB airport was designed by Dar Al Handasha Consultants (Shair and Partners) of Beirut, Lebanon and supervised by ARUP Engineers.