Case Study

Emirates Towers, Dubai

01 / Case Study

Emirates Towers, Dubai

The prestigious development on Sheikh Zayed Road is a mixed-use complex comprising two triangular high-rise towers linked by a low-rise podium structure.

Location / Dubai

Contract Value / £50m

Architect / NORR Group Consultants International Ltd

Client / Hyder Consulting

Completion / 2003

02 / Overview

Overview of the Emirates Towers project

The towers are home to a 5-star luxury hotel and a 350m tall office tower, which was the tallest building in the Middle East when it was completed. The podium structure houses retail, car parking for 1800 cars, restaurants and leisure facilities.

The development is fully air-conditioned throughout with sophisticated monitoring and control software for maximum efficiency and flexibility. It also has a full complement of electrical services, life safety and fire engineering systems including sprinklers, smoke exhaust, voice alarm and staircase pressurisation. The hotel incorporates state-of-the-art communication, security, entertainment, intelligent lighting controls and hotel operating systems.

Commitment to excellence

DSSR played a significant role as part of a global design team operating from London, Toronto, Sydney, and the project site base in Dubai. The team worked closely with the client and other consultants to deliver a high-quality development that meets the needs of its users and the local community.

The development has received widespread recognition for its exceptional design, sustainability, and functionality. It has received several awards, including the Dubai Award for Architectural Excellence and the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence, which reflects the quality and success of the development.

Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the development is a prominent landmark and a major contributor to the economic and social growth of Dubai. It has become a symbol of the city’s ambition and its commitment to excellence.

The development provides essential facilities such as office space, retail outlets, and leisure facilities that cater to the needs of the local community. The building’s design is innovative and distinctive, featuring state-of-the-art technology and materials to achieve optimal energy efficiency and sustainability.

The building has become a beacon of inspiration and a model for future sustainable development in the region. It is a testament to the client’s vision, the dedication of the design team, and the high standards of engineering and construction.

03 / Contact

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