Completed in 2011, these twin towers in the heart of Dubai’s financial district feature offices, a hotel, residential apartments, and a retail mall. Elliptical in plan, the sleek, crystalline forms of the 135m high towers are connected by a futuristic ‘living bridge’ - a filigree of steel and glass hovering 90m above the bustle of Sheikh Zayed road. Within is an exclusive lifestyle club, a contemporary oasis whose infinity lap pool merges with the distant horizon of the Arabian Sea. Emirates Financial Towers holds the Guinness World Record for the largest automated parking system in the world.
TYPE Mixed-Use - Office, Hotel, Residential and Retail Mall
SIZE 600,000 sq ft
DATE June 2011
SERVICES PROVIDED Basic Architectural Services
COLLABORATORS Joint-venture CGP Consultants and Arno Matis Architecture.