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HHHR Tower

HHHR Tower
Under construction in January 2008
General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Location Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates
Construction started 2006
Completed 2010
Height
Roof 317.6 m (1,042 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count 72 [1]
Design and construction
Architect Al Hashemi
Developer Dubai International Real Estate
Main contractor Al Ahmadiah - Hip Hing Joint Venture
References
[1][2]

HHHR Tower, also known as the Blue Tower, is a supertall skyscraper on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The construction of the 72-floor, 317 m (1,040 ft) building started in 2006 and was completed in 2010. Designed by architect Al Hashemi, the building is residential, and its side usages are as commercial.[3] HHHR tower is the second tallest residential building in Dubai, and fourth tallest residential building in the world,[4] behind The Marina Torch, and Q1 tower which stands 348 m (1,142 ft) and 323 m (1,060 ft) respectively. The tower comprises 454 residential apartments.[5]

The building was built by a joint venture between Al Ahmadiah Contracting and Trading Co., from the UAE and Hip Hing Construction Co. Ltd., from Hong Kong. Another hallmark project by this team is the Masdar Project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Blue Tower - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 
  2. ^ "Blue Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  3. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=unnamedtower-dubai-unitedarabemirates351
  4. ^ "100 Tallest Residential Towers". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  5. ^ http://buildingdb.ctbuh.org/?do=building&building_id=428

External links

  • HHHR Tower on CTBUH Skyscraper Center
  • HHHR Tower SkyscraperPage.com
  • Al Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading
  • Hip Hing Construction
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