Dubai proudly holds the honor to have the tallest tower in the universe, “Burj Khalifa” its already named as one of the finest tourist destination around the globe.
Name has not been revealed yet, this iconic tower in Dubai will be as “equally great” as the Burj Khalifa and “as popular” as the Eiffel Tower as plans unveiled.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, said the structure will be a “unique masterpiece” by Emaar, according to a tweet from the Dubai Media Office.
The media office added:
“His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has visited a new exhibition in Burj Khalifa dedicated to showcase designs for a new tower by Emaar in Dubai Creek area.
“Emaar’s Tower incarnates the greatness of the Islamic architecture with new technology.
“Sheikh Mohammed has described the new tower as a unique masterpiece that will be equally great and glorious as Burj Khalifa, and as popular as the French Eiffel Tower.”
Mohamed Al Abbar, chairman of developer Emaar, said that construction of the “cultural and touristic icon” would begin in a few months.
Al Abbar said:
“The masterpiece tower will be a cultural and touristic icon. Construction will start in few months and its height will only be announced once the tower is officially open.”
The tower, , has been designed by Santiago Calatrava Valls, a Spanish-Swiss architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter, who has experience in working with projects including the World Trade Centre Transportation Hub in New York, Chicago Spire Tower, Calgary Peace Bridge and the Olympic Sports Complex in Athens, among others.
Designed by Santiago Calatrava Valls, this tower to be built in Dubai Creek Harbour, Santiago Calatrava, a Spanish-Swiss architect, structural engineer, sculptor and painter, who has experience in working with famous projects including the World Trade Centre Transportation Hub in New York, Chicago Spire Tower, Calgary Peace Bridge and the Olympic Sports Complex in Athens.
Name and the height of this tower will only be announced when it is officially opened. The tower will be directly linked to the central island district of Dubai Creek Harbour with a 4.5 km creek boardwalk offering a wide range of retail, dining, and leisure and entertainment choices.