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1 Dubai

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Former names  AC Towers
Construction started  2009
Developer  Meraas
Status  Never built
Antenna spire  over 600 m (2,000 ft)
Floor count  201
Location  Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Designer  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

1 Dubai was a complex of three skyscrapers proposed for Jumeirah Garden City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tower 1 would have been the tallest and Towers 2 and 3 much shorter. Although the planned height was never officially released, various heights over 600 m (2,000 ft) were suggested, with the intention to be taller than Burj Khalifa which was under construction at the time. The complex was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, and the developer was Meraas.

Map of 1 Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

The structure of the building would have been connected by a series of glass skybridges and at the base of the skyscraper there would have been grand arched entrances, that would have allowed boats to travel underneath the building and into a central atrium space. The mixed-use development would have included a hotel, residential, commercial, retail and entertainment space totaling over 800,000 m2 (8,600,000 sq ft). However, In 2009, The project was cancelled.


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