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Height: Architectural 93 m / 305 ft
Height: To Tip 93 m / 305 ft
Floors Above Ground 21
Tower GFA 84,345 m² / 907,882 ft²
# of Apartments 60
# of Hotel Rooms 93

Facts

Official Name The Opus
Other Names ME by Melia
Structure Type Building
Status Architecturally Topped Out
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address & Map Al A`amal Street
Building Function residential / hotel / office
Structural Material composite
Proposed 2007
Completion 2018
Official Website The Opus by Omniyat

Companies Involved

Developer Omniyat
Architect
Design Zaha Hadid Architects
Architect of Record Brewer Smith & Brewer Gulf
Structural Engineer
Design Ramboll Group
Engineer of Record BG&E
MEP Engineer
Design National Engineering Bureau
Main Contractor Brookfield Multiplex
Other Consultant
• BIM BG&E
Façade Ramboll Group; Koltay Façades
• Fire Ramboll Group
• Interiors Zaha Hadid Architects
Material Supplier
• Aluminium Alu Nasa
• Steel Al Nasr Contracting Co.

About The Opus

Structure: Two concrete tower blocks, connected by steel bridge with composite slabs, and steel atrium roof Flat facades: Fully glazed unitized curtain walling, glass with mirror pattern. Typical unit module: 3.9 x 1.5 m Framing members are silver color. Void facades: Fully unitized curtain walling (walls) and cassette type system (soffits, skylights). Flat, single curved, double curved, cold bent glazing. Glass is blue tinted, laminated, performance coated. Framing members straight and curved, dark blue coated. Ground floor facades: GRP composite mullions. Bulkheads: the slab- CW interface at ceiling is provided by complex shaped GRP composite element External lighting: Programmable LED system integrated to joints at void area at approx. 1.5 x 1.95 m grid Maintenance and cleaning access: Rope access hooks and rails integrated

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Construction Progresses on The Opus in Dubai
9 May 2017 – The Opus is steadily nearing completion in Dubai…

The Opus in Dubai to Feature Permanent Memorial to its Architect
3 Jan 2017 – A major hotel and apartment building currently…

Major Construction Milestone Reached for The Opus in Dubai
29 Feb 2016 – Developers have announced that The Opus' offices…

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Construction Progresses on The Opus in Dubai
9 May 2017
The Opus is steadily nearing completion in Dubai. At the moment, the interior of the building remains a forest of scaffolding, and the only guide to its eventual…
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The Opus in Dubai to Feature Permanent Memorial to its Architect
3 Jan 2017
A major hotel and apartment building currently under construction in Dubai is set to include a memorial to its architect, the late Zaha Hadid. The project, dubbed The…
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Major Construction Milestone Reached for The Opus in Dubai
29 Feb 2016
Developers have announced that The Opus' offices will be ready and accessible by the second quarter of 2016, and then work will begin on the planned serviced apartments…
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Dubai to Receive the Middle East’s First ME by Melia Hotel
20 Jan 2015
Renderings have been released for the Middle East’s first “ME by Melia” hotel, designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, in its flagship project The Opus. The hotel will…

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