Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Monday launched construction work on Emaar’s The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour which, once completed, will be 100 metres taller than Burj Khalifa.
Sheikh Mohammed, also the UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister, took part in a ground-breaking ceremony for the supertall structure being built by Emaar Properties.
The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava, will be built in the heart of the 6 sq km master-planned community set by the Dubai Creek and will become the city’s tallest at 928 metres.
It will comprise of residential and leisure features including a 360 viewing deck ‘The Pinnacle Room’, and a VIP observation deck with landscaping meant to recreate the “splendour of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.” More info
By Staff www.arabianbusiness.com
Watch: Shaikh Mohammed at the ground-breaking of Dubai’s brand new icon, The Tower, on Monday at Dubai Creek Harbour.
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