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Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid Tower

Foster + Partners

Project Name

Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid Tower

Project Status


Year Completed



1,360,053 sq. meters



  • Structural Engineer: Halvorson and Partners
  • MEP Engineer: BDSP Partnership
  • Project Manager: Atkins
  • Main Contractor: Arabian Construction Company
  • Material Suppliers: CNYD (Cladding); Manntech (Facade Maintenance); Santa Margarita (Flooring).


  • Building Enclosure/Artwork: Arup
  • Building Enclosure/Artwork: Lerch Bates Associates



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The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) recently named the building as a regional winner (Middle East and Africa) in its 2015 Best Tall Buildings Awards. Read the full story.

A public market extends into the base of this 88-story tower, which is located on the site of Abu Dhabi's former Central Market. The building's reflective facade features a wave-like form that is coupled with internal shading to reduce solar-heat gain. The undulating envelope gives way to an array of floor plans that are situated to take advantage of the structure's curved, multi-faceted views.

Project credits courtesy the CTBUH.

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