Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

Facts

Density

0 people per km²

0 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

44 Completed • 1 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Residential (44%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (98%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

37

Tallest City in

the World
#

3

Tallest City in

Middle East
#

2

Tallest City in

United Arab Emirates

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid

381.2 m / 1,251 ft

2

ADNOC Headquarters

342 m / 1,122 ft

3

The Landmark

324 m / 1,063 ft

4

Etihad Towers T2

305.3 m / 1,002 ft

5

Sky Tower

292.2 m / 959 ft

6

City of Lights C1 Tower

282.1 m / 926 ft

7

Etihad Towers T1

277.6 m / 911 ft

8

World Trade Center Abu Dhabi - The Offices

276.6 m / 907 ft

9

Nation Towers Residential Lofts

268 m / 879 ft

10

Etihad Towers T3

260.3 m / 854 ft

CTBUH People & Events

2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back

27 Jun-09 August 2019

CTBUH Journal 2018 Issue IV

26 November 2018

Videos

12 November 2015

Interview: Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid

Toby Blunt, Partner, Foster + Partners, & Robert Halvorson, Principal, Halvorson and Partners, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the 2015 CTBUH Best Tall Building...

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Research

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

Tall building design has diversified and adapted to accommodate increased demand for distinctive amenities at a range of heights. Swimming pools are a classic feature...

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Global News

02 August 2022

Developer will Acquire Four Commercial Towers in Abu Dhabi

Aldar Properties has signed an agreement with Mubadala Investment Company to acquire four prime Grade A commercial towers in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the...

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