Dubai’s Meydan One development aims for record-breaking success – in pictures
An artist rendition of the Meydan One Mall interior, which will feature a retractable roof that could be opened in the cooler, winter months to create an alfresco shopping and dining atmosphere. Courtesy The Meydan City Corporation
The Dubai One, which will have 885 residential apartments and a five-star hotel among others, will be world’s tallest residential tower when built. Above, a rendering of the tower. Courtesy The Meydan City Corporation
The Meydan One Mall will also boast of the largest dancing fountain in the world reaching over 420 metres long when built. Courtesy The Meydan City Corporation
Above, a night time rendering of The Dubai One tower which will have the highest observation deck at 655 metres and highest sky restaurant at 675 metres when built. Courtesy The Meydan City Corporation
An aerial view of how Meydan One would look like when the development is completed before 2020. Courtesy The Meydan City Corporation
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, at the launch of Meydan One. Duncan Chard for the National.
A model of the Meydan One development at the launch event. Duncan Chard for the National.
Attendees of the Meydan One launch watch a video featuring Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid. Duncan Chard for the National.
Sheikh Mohammed discusses the project at the launch event. Duncan Chard for the National.
Dubai developer Meydan on Monday launched the Meydan One, a 3.67 million square metre mixed-use development which, when finished before 2020, would feature some of record-breaking facilities including the longest indoor ski slope, the largest dancing fountain as well as the highest residential tower in the world.
Updated: August 3, 2015 04:00 AM