The Gate Shams Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi
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Official Name
The current legal building name.

The Gate Shams Abu Dhabi

Type

Complex

Status
Completed
Architecturally Topped Out
Structurally Topped Out
Under Construction
Proposed
On Hold
Never Completed
Vision
Competition Entry
Canceled
Proposed Renovation
Under Renovation
Renovated
Under Demolition
Demolished

Completed

City

Abu Dhabi

Function

office / residential

# of Apartments

4,584

# of Parking Spaces

14,139

Map of Buildings in Complex

Note: Only buildings that have GPS coordinates recorded are displayed.

 

List of Buildings in Complex

RANK
Name
Height
1 Sky Tower

292 m / 959 ft

2 The Gate Residential Tower 1

238 m / 781 ft

2 The Gate Residential Tower 2

238 m / 781 ft

2 The Gate Residential Tower 3

238 m / 781 ft

2 The Gate Residential Tower 4

238 m / 781 ft

6 Sun Tower

238 m / 779 ft

7 The Arc at Gate Towers

85 m / 278 ft

CTBUH Awards & Distinctions

Best Tall Building, by Region, Middle East & Africa 2013 Award of Excellence

2013 CTBUH Awards

 

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH, EMI Lead Emirates Tall-Building Study Trip

23 March 2014 - Event

CTBUH Representative Presents at Vertical Cities Conference

9 March 2014 - Event

Videos

07 November 2013

Best Tall Building Featured Finalist: Gate Towers: Creating Urban Habitat in the Sky

The Gate Towers allude to a future in which tall buildings appear at such density that many of the amenities of urban habitat on the...

Research

31 December 2010

Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010

CTBUH Research

In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that,...

07 November 2013

Best Tall Building Featured Finalist: Gate Towers: Creating Urban Habitat in the Sky

The Gate Towers allude to a future in which tall buildings appear at such density that many of the amenities of urban habitat on the...

07 November 2013

Interview: The Gate Towers

Gurjit Singh, Chief Development Officer of Aldar Properties, speaks about The Gate Towers in Abu Dhabi, a Finalist for Best Tall Building Middle East and...

31 December 2010

Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010

CTBUH Research

In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that,...

14 November 2013

Case Study: Gate Towers, Abu Dhabi

Gurjit Singh & Hossam Eldin Elsouefi, Aldar Properties; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica

The Gateway forms the entrance to one of the Middle East’s largest developments. The developer, Aldar, set forth a challenge: create an unmistakable introduction to...

27 March 2014

CTBUH, EMI Lead Emirates Tall-Building Study Trip

Georges Binder, Belgium Country Leader, recently joined with Executive Master Immobilier to conduct a study trip on tall buildings to the United Arab Emirates.

9 March 2014

CTBUH Representative Presents at Vertical Cities Conference

Gurjit Singh, CTBUH Abu Dhabi City Representative, presented on Gate Towers and tall buildings trends at the Vertical Cities Conference.

6 March 2008

Regional Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress

Though much of the Congress was focused on Dubai, there was the opportunity for delegates to witness the incredible achievements of some of the other cities in the Middle East.