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Height: To Tip
1000+ m / 3,281+ ft
Height: Architectural
1000+ m / 3,281+ ft
Nakheel Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
# of Elevators
Tower GFA
900,000 m² / 9,687,519 ft²


Official Name Nakheel Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Never Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address & Map Madinat Al Arab, Dubai Waterfront
Building Function residential / hotel / office
Structural Material steel/concrete
Energy Label LEED Silver BD+C: Core and Shell
Construction Start 2008

Companies Involved

Developer Nakheel
Design Woods Bagot
Structural Engineer
Design WSP Group
Engineer of Record Leslie E. Robertson Associates; VDM International
Other Consultant
• Vertical Transportation Barker Mohandas, LLC

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Singapore: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency
19 Jul 2016 – Event Report


Improved Techniques for Vertical Transport for Supertall Buildings
5 Feb 2010 – Rick Barker, Barker Mohandas

Interview: Nakheel Tower
23 Oct 2009 – Mark Mitcheson-Low, Woods Bagot

Kilometer-High Tower: Fact or Fiction?
23 Oct 2009 – Mark Mitcheson-Low, Managing Director, Woods Bagot Middle East, Dubai

Research Papers

Risk-Based Approach of Achieving Code Compliance in Tall Buildings: Case Study
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City

Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV

Case Study: Nakheel Tower - The Vertical City
Aug 2009 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue II

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