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The 10 Coolest Works Of Architecture In Dubai

Dubai is an architectural marvel. This place is a blend of everything, giving a feel of ubiquitous to all its visitors coming globally. The Dubai attractions categorize its massive scale and complexity. It is not just a piece of architecture; it is a contemporary construction that embodies the various styles of designs from a wide range of influences.

1. Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa
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The Burj Khalifa also known as the Burj Dubai, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft), the Burj Khalifa is the tallest structure and building in the world. Burj Khalifa was designed by Adrian Smith, Chicago-based firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, whose firm designed the Willis Tower. The Architectural style is Neo-futurism and the architecture has imbibed Islamic architecture. Burj Khalifa has redefined design and engineering of buildings by combining technologies and cultural influences, the building serves as a global icon that is both a model for future urban centers. The surrounding neighborhood is more centralized and Burj Khalifa’s mixed-use program focuses on the area’s development.

2. Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab
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The Burj Al Arab is a plush 5-star hotel located in the city of Dubai. One of the tallest hotels in the world, Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah Beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to resemble the sail of a ship. The Architectural style is Structural expressionism. The Jumeirah Group runs the property. Despite its size, the Burj Al Arab holds only 28 double-story floors which accommodate 202 bedroom suites, making it one of the luxurious hotels in the world.

3. Cayan Tower

Cayan Tower is also known as Infinity Tower, its a 306-meter-tall, skyscraper in Dubai. The tower is designed by Owings and Merrill SOM architectural group, the same group that did the concept design for the Burj Khalifa. The tower became the world’s tallest high-rise building with a twist of 90 degrees. This architectural attraction is one of the most spotted attractions in Dubai Marina giving you spectacular views of Jumeirah beach from its 495 apartments. 

4. Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis. The Palm
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Atlantis The Palm, Dubai is a posh hotel resort located at the Palm Jumeirah in the United Arab Emirates. It was the first resort to be built on the island and is themed on the myth of Atlantis and distinct Arabian elements. There are over 1,548 rooms and two accommodation wings, consisting of the East and the West Tower, linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite. Floor count to be 23 with suites being Suites (Regal, Terrace, Executive) Super Suites (Royal Bridge, Grand Atlantis, Underwater, Presidential). It is complemented by the Aqua venture water park and the Lost Chambers Aquarium, shed to over 65,000 marine animals.

5. The Opus

The opus was designed by late architect Zaha Hadid, often called the “Queen o the Curve”, was the first and only female architect to win the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize. The opus is constructed of three separate towers, but the building will appear as a single unit with a curvaceous void at its heart. Just located in the neighborhood of Burj Khalifa, visitors don’t fail to have a quick eye catch on this centerpiece of architectural creativity. 

6. Dubai Frame

Dubai Frame
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The Dubai Frame is a landmark of architecture in Zabeel Park, Dubai. The largest frame in the world at 492-feet-high and 344-feet-wide, offering visitors 360-degree views from the glass-bottomed bridge from the top of the frame. The whole thought behind the structure goes of portraying both the “Old” and the “New” side of Dubai or say representing the modern and the old city side of Dubai. 

7. Gevora Hotel

Gevora Hotel is a tall hotel along Sheikh Zayed Road in the city Dubai at a 1,168 ft. It is also referred to as Ahmed Abdul Rahim Al Attar Tower. The four-star hotel has 528 rooms spread over 75 floors and a number of facilities including restaurants and The main pool facility is located on top of that building and also as a  kids’ pool, a hot tub, and a pool bar.  Gevora Hotel is about 1 mile away from Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall

8. The Green Planet

The Green Planet is a biodome and is part of Dubai’s city walk expansion,  giving visitors to experience an indoor ecosystem that replicates the natural habitat of the world’s tropical rain forests, including the world’s largest indoor man-made and life-sustaining tree. This gives a spectacular experience to nature lovers and explorers of all ages, providing educational insights on the delicate balance of nature and aims to contribute to the environmental consciousness. 

9. Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai is a lap of luxury lifestyle hotel with 470 rooms and suites which brings so much of lavishness and comfort mixed. This hotel is just located at the trunk of Palm Jumeirah. The Hotel also has amazing pools around its facilities as well as a beautiful beach overlooking the skyscrapers. Taking in the stunning views from the Penthouse and the evening club or party the night away at The Secret Room club.

10. The Museum Of The Future

The Museum of the Future is a museum of innovation and design, an initiative from the Dubai government. It is a  permanent home for the many innovations bringing together researchers, designers, inventors and financiers under one roof. The Museum will be hosting innovation labs to demonstrate and test the latest inventions from leading tech giants and start-ups, and hold conferences and offer workshops focusing on health, education, design, and innovation covering the latest scientific developments as well as their practical applications.

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