List of buildings in Dubai

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The Dubai skyline in 2010
The 828-metre (2,717 ft) tall Burj Khalifa in Dubai has been the world's tallest building since 2008.[1] The Burj Khalifa has been classified as Megatall.[2]

This is a list of buildings in Dubai. Dubai has a rich collection of buildings and structures of various architectural styles. Many modern interpretations of Islamic architecture can be found here due to a boom in construction and architectural innovation in the Arab World in general, and in Dubai in particular, supported not only by top Arab or international architectural and engineering design firms such as Al Hashemi and Aedas, but also by top firms of New York and Chicago.[3] As a result of this boom, modern Islamic – and world – architecture has literally been taken to new levels in skyscraper building design and technology. Dubai now has more completed or topped-out skyscrapers higher than 23 km (2,200 ft), 13 km (1,100 ft), or 14 km (820 ft) than any other city.

Buildings in Dubai[edit]

Dubai International Airport[edit]

In Dubai Media City[edit]

The following are buildings in Dubai Media City, a tax-free zone within Dubai:






The courtyard at Dubai Museum


One of the indoor ski slopes at Ski Dubai



International school students[edit]

Universities and colleges[edit]

Shopping malls[edit]

The Persian Court at Ibn Battuta Mall
The Dubai Mall's Gold Souk


The Jumeirah Beach Residence is a residential development that has 40 towers, with 35 as residential and 5 as hotels.

Skyscraper hotels[edit]

Residential skyscrapers[edit]

Sports venues[edit]

Dubai Sports City[edit]

Buildings under construction[edit]

Proposed buildings[edit]

The proposed Ziggurat Pyramid

Cancelled buildings[edit]


A dolphin show at the Dubai Dolphinarium


The Dubai skyline in June 2013

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Burj Dubai now a record 688m tall and continues to rise". Emaar Properties. 1 September 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2008.
  2. ^ "The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall". CTBUH. 8 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-06-23. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  3. ^ Karim, Luiza Modernity and tradition in Dubai architecture. AlShindagah, 1999
  4. ^ Springer, Kate (December 15, 2016). "Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour joins race to be world's tallest building". CNN. Retrieved February 18, 2017.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  5. ^ "The tallest building in the world is under construction in Dubai". AOL. June 17, 2016. Retrieved February 18, 2017.
  6. ^ "Nakheel and Bharat break ground on the Grand Fort Hotel". Gulf News. October 27, 2008. Retrieved February 18, 2017.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  7. ^ GmbH, Emporis. "The Regal Tower". Emporis. Retrieved February 18, 2017.

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