is set to be the world's tallest building and
the centerpiece of the Gulf regions most prestigious
urban development, entitled Downtown Dubai.
The Arabic meaning for the
word Burj is 'tower', which gives Burj Dubai a
meaning of 'Dubai Tower' or 'Tower of Dubai'.
Its exact height hasn't been disclosed but it has
been confirmed that it will be over 700 meters
tall and its design
was influenced by the six petal desert flower.
Burj Dubai is being constructed
on Sheikh Zayed Road, just after the first interchange
(Defense Roundabout) and it will be surrounded
by a man-made lake. It will also be surrounded
by a combination of residential, commercial, hotel,
entertainment and leisure outlets, along with
open green spaces,
water features, and pedestrian boulevards.
Burj Residence (The Residence)
The Burj Dubai Residence will be one the residential area of Downtown
Dubai containing nine luxury freehold apartment towers with open water, calming
greenery, state-of-the-art gyms, pools and spas. These towers will contain 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites, penthouses, or villas.
This development is located at the foot of Burj
Dubai and will contain a variety of freehold
properties, from low-rise three storey apartment
to exclusive mid-rise towers with penthouses.
It will have traditional architecture and
will have comfortable outdoor living areas
like terraces and balconies. The development
will also contain restaurant
from five-star dining to outdoor cafes overlooking
parks and waterways.
The Lofts (Loft Living)
The Lofts will be a series of double-storey freehold apartments along the
3.5 km (2.2 miles) long, 73 meter (240 feet) wide Burj Dubai Boulevard.
within an exclusive 3-tower complex of 27 to 30 storeys and raised from a
6-storey podium. The Lofts tower complex will offer one and two bedroom units
with a maximum of 6 suites per floor, each with panoramic windows and
Downtown Dubai's major retail outlet will also be the world's largest shopping
mall, which will cover 9 million square feet (836 thousand square meters).
Burj Dubai Mall will have areas for leisure pursuits, including a world-class
gold souk and an ice rink, as it intends to revolutionize the modern shopping
Expected Completion Date - In 2008
Real Estate Developer - Emaar
Properties [Emaar Properties Projects]
Location - Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates