About

Member Since: 2017

Member Offices: Dubai

Website: http://www.norr.com

NORR is a full service consulting organization offering architectural, engineering, interiors and planning services on a variety of building types worldwide. For more than 75 years, NORR has provided an exceptional balance of design, technology, and management from a single source. This expertise is key to our commitment to be the partner of choice for our clients.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Structural Engineering

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
2 The Address Boulevard

370 m / 1,214 ft

3 Ciel Tower

366 m / 1,199 ft

4 Emirates Tower One

355 m / 1,163 ft

5 Emirates Tower Two

309 m / 1,014 ft

6 Vida Za'abeel - Tower 1

302 m / 989 ft

8 Vida Za'abeel - Tower 2

276 m / 905 ft

9 The Address Residence Sky View Tower 1

264 m / 867 ft

10 Al Fattan Tower

245 m / 804 ft

10 Oasis Beach Tower

245 m / 804 ft

12 Vida Residence Downtown Dubai

238 m / 782 ft

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

03 March 2008

A Postcard from Dubai

Andy Davids from Hyder Consulting gave an overview of the design and construction of some of the tallest buildings in the world, currently under construction...

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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

27 March 2023

Exterior and Structural Progress Continues on Dubai Hotel

Ciel, a hotel in Dubai being developed by First Group, is on target for a 2024 completion. Set to reach 365 meters, the 82-story building...

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Associated companies

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 The Square Capital Tower

376 m / 1,234 ft

2 The Address Boulevard

370 m / 1,214 ft

3 Ciel Tower

366 m / 1,199 ft

4 Emirates Tower One

355 m / 1,163 ft

5 Emirates Tower Two

309 m / 1,014 ft

6 Vida Za'abeel - Tower 1

302 m / 989 ft

7 Movenpick Dubai Pearl

287 m / 942 ft

8 Vida Za'abeel - Tower 2

276 m / 905 ft

9 The Address Residence Sky View Tower 1

264 m / 867 ft

10 Al Fattan Tower

245 m / 804 ft

10 Oasis Beach Tower

245 m / 804 ft

12 Vida Residence Downtown Dubai

238 m / 782 ft

13 The Address Residence Sky View Tower 2

236 m / 773 ft

14 Harbour Heights Tower A

220 m / 722 ft

15 Al Tijaria Tower

218 m / 716 ft

16 Harbour Heights Tower C

210 m / 689 ft

17 Shangri-La Hotel

196 m / 643 ft

18 Marina Terrace

183 m / 600 ft

19 The First Collection at Jumeirah Village Circle

172 m / 565 ft

20 Hat at Elbow River I

170 m / 558 ft

21 3 Eau Claire

160 m / 525 ft

22 Hat at Elbow River III

153 m / 502 ft

23 West Village Tower 1

150 m / 492 ft

24 Marina Tower

145 m / 476 ft

25 Harbour Heights Tower B

137 m / 449 ft

26 Hat at Elbow River II

135 m / 443 ft

27 The Lofts East Tower

134 m / 440 ft

27 The Lofts West Tower

134 m / 440 ft

29 Calgary Courts Centre

129 m / 423 ft

30 West Village Tower 2

125 m / 410 ft

31 National Bank of Dubai Building

124 m / 407 ft

32 Dubai Creek Gate - Tower 2

123 m

404 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 36 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,174 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
33 Abu Dhabi Forte Grand Hotel

121 m / 396 ft

34 Fairways Clubside Residence 1

119 m

390 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 35 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,174 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
35 Hotel X

107 m

351 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 28 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,188 other buildings of the same Hotel function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
36 The Dundas Edward Centre

106 m / 346 ft

37 Fairways Clubside Residence 2

102 m

335 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 30 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,174 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
37 Fairways Clubside Residence 3

102 m

335 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 30 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,174 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
39 West Village Tower 3

100 m / 328 ft

40 Hilton Hotel

99 m / 325 ft

41 Dubai Creek Gate - Tower 1

96 m

315 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 28 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,174 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
42 Bunyan Tower

93 m / 305 ft

43 The Saint Grand

76 m / 249 ft

44 Amylu Collection West Tower

73 m / 238 ft

45 311 West Huron Street

69 m / 226 ft

46 Arthur on Aberdeen

66 m / 217 ft

47 Amylu Collection East Tower

66 m / 217 ft

48 Home2 Suites

65 m

213 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 17 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 1,188 other buildings of the same Hotel function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
49 Standard Hotel

60 m / 197 ft

50 Amylu Collection Office Building

56 m / 185 ft

51 Maldron Chapel Street

53 m / 175 ft

52 LIV LUX

-

53 Fairmont Hotel, Al Khobar

-

54 St. Michael's Hospital Patient Care Tower & Emergency Department

-

Statistics

Average Building Age*

12 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (44%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (81%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 16 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 16 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

Building Completions Timeline

Building Map

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

Ctbuh Leaders At NORR Group Consultants International Limited

CTBUH Height and Data Committee, 2018 – Present

Martin Sparrow

Principal, Public Buildings, NORR Group Consultants International Limited

CTBUH Awards Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa Jury, 2024

Ana Moraca

Associate and Project Manager, NORR Group Consultants International Limited

03 March 2008

A Postcard from Dubai

Andy Davids from Hyder Consulting gave an overview of the design and construction of some of the tallest buildings in the world, currently under construction...

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

S. Isaac Work & Shawn Ursini, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

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...

12 December 2019

Interactive Study on Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2019

CTBUH Research

The year 2019 was remarkable for the tall building industry, with 26 supertall buildings (300 meters or taller) completed, the most in any year. This...

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

CTBUH Research

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

20 October 2018

Residential High-Rises in Dubai: Typologies, Tendencies and Development Prospects

Elena M. Generalova & Viktor P. Generalov, Samara State Technical University

This study discusses the current typologies of high-rise housing prevalent in Dubai. The uniqueness, trends and prospects of Dubai tall, residential development are analyzed. The...

05 February 2018

2017: Skyscraper History’s Tallest, Highest- Volume, and Most Geographically Diverse Year

This 2017 Tall Building Year in Review / Tall Buildings in Numbers data analysis report shows that more buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater...

08 August 2017

Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them

Leading Women in Tall Buildings

Recently, there has been a growing and overdue recognition in the architecture discipline that women are under-represented, not just in terms of leadership positions held,...

01 December 2015

Geotechnical Parameter Assessment for Tall Building Foundation Design

Harry Poulos, Coffey Geotechnics; Frances Badelow, Mott MacDonald

This paper discusses the design parameters that are required for the design of high-rise building foundations, and suggests that the method of assessment for these...

31 December 2014

Interactive Study on Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH

An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in...

27 March 2023

Exterior and Structural Progress Continues on Dubai Hotel

Ciel, a hotel in Dubai being developed by First Group, is on target for a 2024 completion. Set to reach 365 meters, the 82-story building...

14 February 2023

Mixed-Use Building Rises Quickly In Chicago

North Wells Capital’s 15-story mixed-use tower at 311 W Huron Street in River North is quickly rising. The tower will stand 226 feet tall (68.8...

11 January 2023

Construction on Luxury Residential Development at Dubai Marina Begins

LIV Developers has announced that construction of its newest project, LIV LUX, has started in Dubai Marina. The G+47 luxury residential tower is expected to...

12 August 2022

18 Story Building is Under Construction in Chicago

CTBUH has just received confirmation that the 18-story building, located at 210 North Aberdeen Street in Chicago has had a status change. The project designed...

21 February 2022

311 West Huron Interiors Revealed in Chicago

CTBUH has just received an update on the interiors of 311 West Huron in Chicago, US. The project is being designed by NORR Group Consultants...

19 November 2020

A Hotel Could be Built in a 16-Story Parking Garage in Salford

Plans for a new hotel in a 16-story tower have been revealed. The 4-star Maldron hotel could be built in a car park on Chapel...

20 August 2020

Supertall Tower Schedules Final Concrete Pour in Dubai

Integrated global property developer The First Group is making rapid progress in the development of Ciel Tower—its largest and most ambitious project to date—with the...

16 December 2019

Dubai’s Ciel Tower Set to Open in 2023

The First Group announced that its planned Ciel Tower will be among the tallest hotels in the world when it’s completed at the Dubai Marina....

03 October 2019

Three New Projects in Development for Chicago’s West Loop Neighborhood

Already a forest of construction cranes, Chicago’s booming Fulton Market District is preparing to welcome more big projects to its pipeline. Developers have submitted zoning...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving NORR Group Consultants International Limited

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.

Technical Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress

04 March 2008

Tours to experience five seminal projects in Dubai including the Burj Dubai, the Emirates Towers, the Index Tower, the Burj Al Arab and Palm Jumeirah.