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Urgent Need for Fire Secure Skyscrapers

Dubai has been at the forefront of high rise and tall building construction and the recent launch of the world’s tallest hotel – Gevora...

Wasl Tower Set to Become a New Landmark in Dubai

Wasl Tower is set to become a new landmark in Dubai. Strategically located in close proximity to Burj Khalifa, the project comprises of a...

Dubai Development Moves from Form to Function

Once a playground for developers to design the most iconic and flamboyant buildings in the world, Dubai is maturing into a city where financially...

Wind Tests Complete on Upcoming World’s Tallest Tower

Anyone who has stood atop a skyscraper as Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, can attest to the power of nature at such heights. Not only is the...

A Licence To Thrill: Skyscrapers

Times and tastes have changed. It is no longer enough to be a tall building with just a restaurant at the top offering a...

Mount Everest inspired BASE Jump Tower proposed for Dubai’s Waterfront

A new 325-meter BASE jump tower has been proposed for Dubai’s waterfront, providing a platform for extreme sports and elevated views of the surrounding...

A mile-high vertical park?

Italian studio Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA) has designed a mile-high “vertical park” that it describes as a rolled-up version of New York’s Central Park. If...

World Reaches 100 Super-tall Skyscrapers; Dubai dominates with 18

World Reaches 100 Super-tall Skyscrapers with Completion of 432 Park Avenue There are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of...

Torch Tower Fire: Residents Return Home

Developer applauds Dubai authorities’ and Building Management’s swift response Select Group, the developer of The Torch in Dubai Marina, where a fire broke out in...

2014 – Tallest Year in History

2014 was the year of the selfie, the Ice Bucket Challenge, films based on comic books, as well as the Chinese Year of the...

Half of World’s 10 Tallest Never-Completed Towers in Dubai

Dubai is always topping various rankings focused on record-breaking skyscrapers and architectural wonders. The city made no exception on the latest list of the...

The Secret Behind’s World’s Tallest Buildings

The world’s first skyscraper was the Home Insurance Building in Chicago. It was build back in 1884 and it had a barely 10 floors...

Burj Daman Apartments Rent Out Faster Than Hotcakes Sell

The eagerly awaited Burj Daman apartments in DIFC are finally ready to be rented out and occupied. One of Dubai’s most sophisticated developments is...

Dubai’s Cayan Tower voted 4th in Emporis Skyscraper Award 2014

The Emporis Skyscraper Award, the world's most renowned prize for skyscrapers, this year goes to London. The tallest building in Western Europe, The Shard,...

Construction of 10 buildings in Dubai Design District already underway

Following the announcement made on Saturday by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler...

Only 2461 residential units completed in Q1 2013 in Abu Dhabi

The Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi has issued its latest statistics on the buildings completed across the three regions of the Emirate of Abu...

Dubai to have mandatory green building rules

Building Department of Dubai Municipality has intensified its efforts in educating and training in the field of green building under the slogan 'Be Educated...

3,477 buildings completed in Emirate of Abu Dhabi in Q4 of...

Abu Dhabi issued its latest statistics on the buildings completed in the three regions of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain...