|Former names AC Towers|
Construction started 2009
|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.