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The 10 Coolest Works of Architecture in Dubai

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n a city known for superlatives, you’ll find eye-popping architecture on every corner. From the world’s tallest tower and most luxurious hotel to space-age structures that defy gravity, discover 10 of the coolest works of architecture in Dubai.

Burj Khalifa

The world’s tallest building, at a lofty 2,722 feet, Burj Khalifa has become synonymous with Dubai’s growth and grandeur. Since completion in 2010, this cloud-piercing structure has become the centerpiece of Dubai, housing the ultra-luxe Armani Hotel, residential units, restaurants and bars, as well as the At the Top Burj Khalifa SKY experience, taking visitors to the 148th floor for jaw-plummeting views of Dubai. The 160-story Burj Khalifa was designed by Chicago-based firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the winners of an invited design competition, and features a triple-lobed footprint inspired by the spider lily flower

Is the dancing skyscraper in Dubai real?

Signature Towers - Wikipedia

Signature Towers (formerly known as Dancing Towers) was a proposal for a three-tower, mixed-use complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was designed by Iraqi born architect Zaha Hadid after winning an international design competition which included proposals from OMA and Reiser & Umemoto among others.

What is the unusual building in Dubai?

The coolest and most unusual buildings in Dubai - Netflights Blog

The Burj Al Arab is designed to look like a billowing sail from a boat yet from some angles looks more like a ship's hull protruding upward as though sinking into an unseen ocean. It has a sleek, subtle beauty as it stands as a solitary structure on a man-made island, some 900 feet from the Jumeirah beach

What is the 160 story building in Dubai?

Burj Khalifa

At over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa holds the following records: Tallest building in the world. Tallest free-standing structure in the world. Highest number of stories in the world.

There is certainly no shortage of sky-high buildings in Dubai. As the Emirati city has become a global hub for commerce, its skyline has swelled exponentially, with new, envelope-pushing buildings constantly being added. Numerous Dubai towers have, at various points in the past 15 years, claimed the title of tallest building in the city; however, this competition has stalled since 2004, with the completion of the famous Burj Khalifa, the current record holder for tallest building in the world. While many of these towers reach above the clouds, we set aside height requirements to select the most structurally interesting edifices on the skyline. Click through for a virtual tour.