Etihad Towers

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Etihad Towers
EtihadTowers, Abu Dhabi, November 2012.jpg
Etihad Towers in November 2012
General information
Type
  • T1: hotel / residential
  • T2: residential
  • T3: office
  • T4: residential
  • T5: residential
Location Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Coordinates 24°27′34″N 54°19′17″E / 24.459322°N 54.321297°E / 24.459322; 54.321297Coordinates: 24°27′34″N 54°19′17″E / 24.459322°N 54.321297°E / 24.459322; 54.321297
Construction started 2006
Topped-out 2010
Completed 2011
Owner Sheikh Suroor Bin Mohammad Al Nahyan
Height
Architectural
  • T1: 277.6 m (911 ft)[1]
  • T2: 305.3 m (1,002 ft)[2]
  • T3: 260.3 m (854 ft)[3]
  • T4: 234.0 m (767.7 ft)[4]
  • T5: 217.5 m (714 ft)[5]
Top floor
  • T1: 251.2 m (824 ft)[1]
  • T2: 281.6 m (924 ft)[2]
  • T3: 235.8 m (774 ft)[3]
  • T4: 206.7 m (678 ft)[4]
  • T5: 190.2 m (624 ft)[5]
Technical details
Floor count
Floor area
  • T1: 70,908 m2 (763,250 sq ft)[1]
  • T2: 83,738 m2 (901,350 sq ft)[2]
  • T3: 74,198 m2 (798,660 sq ft)[3]
  • T4: 49,819 m2 (536,250 sq ft)[4]
  • T5: 45,049 m2 (484,900 sq ft)[4]
Lifts/elevators
Design and construction
Architect DBI Design
Developer Sheikh Suroor Projects Department
Structural engineer AECOM
Main contractor Arabian Construction Company(ACC)
References
[1][2][3][4][5]

Etihad Towers is the name of a complex of buildings with five towers in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.

Usage[edit]

The towers are located opposite the Emirates Palace hotel and feature offices, apartments and a hotel. The estimated cost for the construction are 2.5 bn Dirhams. Towers 2 and 5 topped out in November 2010.

A year later, in November 2011, the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel which belongs to Jumeirah Group was opened in Tower 1. Tori No Su Japanese restaurant opened within the hotel in 2012. The adjacent Tower 2 is (as of December 2012) the tallest building on Abu Dhabi island and the second tallest in Abu Dhabi after Sky Tower on Al Reem Island. Tower 2 has an observation deck in the 75th floor which is accessible from the hotel via a lower level linking podium.[6]

  • Tower 1: 69 floors, 277 meters[1]
  • Tower 2: 74 floors, 305 meters[2]
  • Tower 3: 54 floors, 260 meters[3]
  • Tower 4: 60 floors, 234 meters[4]
  • Tower 5: 55 floors, 218 meters[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Etihad Towers T1 - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Etihad Towers T2 - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Etihad Towers T3 - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Etihad Towers T4 - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Etihad Towers T5 - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  6. ^ http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/industry-insights/tourism/hoteliers-in-capital-reap-reward-as-f1-week-nears

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