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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 27 March 2019

The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour: A close look at skyscraper set to top Burj Khalifa – video

The tower’s design was approved by Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, following an international design competition featuring six consultancy firms. Courtesy Emaar

Emaar Properties will attempt to deliver the new Dubai Creek tower and a linked “mega-retail district” in time for Expo 2020.

The architect behind the new US$1 billion tower says it will represent a nation like The Eiffel Tower, while Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar said it would probably “be a notch taller” than Burj Khalifa – currently the world’s tallest tower but due to be surpassed by the proposed 1km-high Kingdom Tower in Jeddah in 2018.

The Dubai Creek tower will mainly serve as an architectural tower than a working building, but there will be between 18 and 20 upper floors used for a hotel with restaurants, function rooms, an interior garden space and an observation deck.

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Updated: April 17, 2016 04:00 AM

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