World Trade Center Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi World Trade Center
Burj Mohammed bin Rashid
Burj Mohammed bin Rashid
General information
Status Complete
Type Residential and Commercial
Location Abu Dhabi
Coordinates 24°29′17″N 54°21′23″E / 24.48806°N 54.35639°E / 24.48806; 54.35639Coordinates: 24°29′17″N 54°21′23″E / 24.48806°N 54.35639°E / 24.48806; 54.35639
Construction started 2008
Completed 2014
Owner Aldar Properties PJSC [1]
Height
Roof 382 m (1,253 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 92
Design and construction
Architect Foster + Partners
Main contractor

Arabian Construction Company (ACC) (Abu Dhabi) Sub Contractor = Voltas Limited International Operations Bus. Group (Abu Dhabi) United Arab Emirates

Company Type: Contractor, MEP Phone: 971-2-6504511 Fax:

Sub Contractor = Telematics Networking & Communications LLC (04-2824343)

The World Trade Center Abu Dhabi is a complex of three skyscrapers, one of which is “supertall”, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.[2] Construction of these towers was scheduled to end in 2010, though the 2009 financial crisis pushed the project completion date in 2014. The complex includes two malls, and one Courtyard by Marriott hotel.

Burj Mohammed bin Rashid[edit]

Burj Mohammed bin Rashid is the tallest building in Abu Dhabi and the skyscraper with the most floors in the city as of its completion in 2014. The residential building stands 382 metres (1,253 ft) tall and contains 92 floors.[3] The tower is adjacent to the shorter Trust Tower offices and hotel building, also among the tallest in the city.[citation needed]

The Trust Tower[edit]

The office tower, called the Trust Tower, rises 278 m (912 ft) and has 60 floors, completed in Q2 of 2012.[4] The tower was publicly opened in 2013,[5] and houses leased properties, and the offices of the World Trade Centers Association. It is connected to a Courtyard by Marriott via a large mall and a souk, both operated by the World Trade Center.

The Hotel Tower[edit]

The shortest building in the complex, the Central Market Hotel Tower, stands 65 m (213 ft) tall and houses 16 floors of hotel space under the Courtyard Marriott brand.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aldar Properties". 
  2. ^ "Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2016-05-05. 
  3. ^ "Central Market Residential Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 
  4. ^ "Aldar: Abu Dhabi's Trust Tower '70% complete". 
  5. ^ "skyscrapercity.com Trust Tower". 
  6. ^ "Central Market Hotel Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-03-27.