March 31st, 2017 by Own A Space
The foundations for Dubai’s latest and tallest skyscraper have been well laid. On 27th March, Monday, the pile foundations of the tower finally got finished. The global icon is considered complete by its developers Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding. Soon, the first structural surface of the building will be seen, approximately in a couple of weeks.
Many dedicated team members situated down at the Dubai Creek Harbour are trying to accelerate the ongoing development work on the site location of the Tower, which is swet to be delivered before the start of Expo 2020 in October that year.
The Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, laid the stone of foundation for the tower in the official ground breaking ceremony last year in October.
Master planned community of six square kilometer distancing away of only 10 minutes driving from Dubai International Airport to be built at the cost of $1 billion. The Tower features the Pinnacle Room and VIP observation garden deck which recreates the splendor of hanging gardens of Babylon which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Emmar, with its latest construction phase ongoing, has set a new world first with the foundation work done for the Tower. The pile of foundation was tested to the 36,000 tonnes of load, which is the maximum till date carried by a single pile and is a statement in itself on its strength and durability. The foundation is formed with the use of more than 145 barrette piles for the Tower at the Dubai Creek Harbour which is designed by Santiago Calatrava Valls, Spanish-Swiss architect.
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The soon-to-be skyscraper the Tower will adds an amazing economic value to Dubai Creek Harbour, overlooking the dd skyline. There, Emaar has disclosed a variety of residential projects which includes Creek Gate, The Cove, Dubai Creek Residences, Harbour Gate, Harbour Views, Creekside 18 and Creek Horizon homes. These all have gained strong investor interest from the region and international markets, according to the company which gave the statement in a press conference.
Other features of The Tower consists of residential space of 679 million sq metres; 851,000 sq metres of commercial property; 22 hotels having 4,400 rooms; and 11.1 million sq metres of retail outlet.
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