Did You Know About These Skyscrapers Soon to Enhance the UAE Skyline?

When we think of the UAE, we think of swanky steel and glass edifices set into modern urban spaces which soar majestically up into the sky. The Burj Khalifa, Dubai Frame, Princess Tower, 23 Marina, Almas Tower, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre are some famous tall landmarks, Soon these spectacular UAE cityscapes will be further enhanced by some of these upcoming skyscrapers.

Dubai Creek Tower

When completed, it will be the world's tallest tower; soaring up to at least 828 m; however, the final height may be as high as 1300 m. The Dubai Creek Tower is to be an observation tower, costing about AED 3.67 billion. This will feature sky gardens, the world's highest observation decks with rotating balconies. The tower will have hotels, restaurants and residences occupying 20 floors.  

Meyden One Mall

This is going to be a mega mall in Dubai with the world’s tallest residential tower, the world’s largest dancing fountains, a beach and a one km indoor ski slope. There will be a lot of other attractions right here as the video shows and is set for a 2020 launch.

Maryah Plaza

This commercial mixed-used development located on Al Maryah Island Abu Dhabi is under construction and is set to become the Emirates' new business and lifestyle destination. Designed by famous architect Lord Richard Rogers, this will be the byword for high-end living.

Reem Mall

This under-construction mall in Abu Dhabi is costing about USD 1.2 billion and is set to revolutionise shopping. It will also be the world’s biggest indoor snow park. This drone flyover video from earlier this year shows the sheer scale of this massive project, which is currently being worked upon by 4000 workers.

Dubai Eye

Like the London Eye this is an observation view installation. It will be 210 m tall and have a 1300 guest capacity. Breathtaking views, a fine dining experience, and a place to enjoy special occasions and conduct business meetings as well as local celebrations --- expect this and more.

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

In the video architect Frank Gehry talks about the planned 450,000-square-foot Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, which will feature modern and contemporary art, dynamic curatorial and educational initiatives. The edifice will feature museums, exhibitions, publications, and digital platforms to attract international visitors.

Museum of the Future

Inspired by feng shui, the building will have Arabic calligraphy on the surface, which will act as the windows of the edifice. This will be a place of tolerance that is accepting of diverse cultures, spiritual belief, social custom and philosophical views.

ICD Brookfield Place

This is to be a retail and office destination at the Dubai International Financial Centre. The building will encompass entertainment, art, leisure, fitness and more.

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