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Nakheel Tower in Dubai The New Tallest Building

Project: Nakheel Tower
Location: Dubai

Type: Mixed-use building
Scope: 250, 000 sq m

Project by Woods Bagot

The latest project attempting to breach the heights of Burj Dubai (and apparently it is set to do so) is the multibillion dollar Nakheel tower, design by the developments wing of major investment company Nakheel, and comissioned by Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, chariman of Dubai World, will be more than a kilometre high, covering a space of 2700 hectates, will become a workplace for 45, 000, and a home to around 55, 000 people. It is hopped the Nakheel tower and harbor will attract more than million visitors each year, the 250, 000 sq m of hotels and hospitality space, will aim to complement the surrounding developments. Implementing the latest standards and technology in the project development, Sultan Bin Sulayem believes the tower will: “send another message to the world that Dubai has a vision like no other place on earth”.

Milano: D&G FW 2009.10.

Artwork by Kaloian Toshev