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Height: Occupied
143.5 m / 471 ft
 
Height: To Tip
153.7 m / 504 ft
Height: Architectural
153.7 m / 504 ft
 
Morpheus Outline
Floors Above Ground
40
Floors Below Ground
1
# of Elevators
20
Tower GFA
147,860 m² / 1,591,552 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms
772

Facts

Official Name Morpheus
Name of Complex City of Dreams
Other Names Morpheus Hotel & Resort at City of Dreams
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Macau
Street Address & Map Estrada Do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
Postal Code 999078
Building Function hotel / casino
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Proposed 2013
Construction Start 2014
Completion 2018
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
City Ranking #29 Tallest in Macau

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Melco Resorts & Entertainment
Architect
Design Zaha Hadid Architects
Architect of Record Leigh & Orange; CAA City Planning & Engineering Consultants Ltd.
Structural Engineer
Design BuroHappold Engineering
MEP Engineer
Design BuroHappold Engineering; J. Roger Preston Limited
Main Contractor Dragages Hong Kong Limited
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Shen Milsom Wilke, Inc.
Façade Front Inc.; BuroHappold Engineering
• Façade Maintenance Fly Service Engineering S.r.I.
• Fire Arup
• Geotechnical BuroHappold Engineering
• Interiors Jouin Manku; MC Design; Westar Architects International; Remedios Studio
• Lighting Isometrix/Inverse
• Quantity Surveyor WT Partnership
• Traffic MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants
• Wind BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.
Material Supplier
• Steel ArcelorMittal

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH 2019 Award of Excellence Winners Announced
5 Dec 2018 – Awards Event

Videos

A Fully Computational Workflow Enables Complexity at the City of Dreams, Macau
9 Apr 2019 – Jayananda Jesudason, Melco Resorts & Entertainment; Viviana Muscettola, Zaha Hadid Architects

Research Papers

Best Tall Buildings 2019: Dominant Trends
Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II

What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?
Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II

An Overview of Structural & Aesthetic Developments in Tall Buildings Using Exterior Bracing & Diagrid Systems
1 Dec 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 4

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Papers Related to Morpheus

Papers Related to Morpheus

Best Tall Buildings 2019: Dominant Trends
Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II; CTBUH
This year, CTBUH has vastly expanded its Awards program to consider the Best Tall Building category through several classes of height, rather than geographic regions,…
What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?
Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II; Daniel Safarik, CTBUH
In this paper, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat seeks to define “innovation” in terms of the potentially transformative technologies and practices for…
An Overview of Structural & Aesthetic Developments in Tall Buildings Using Exterior Bracing & Diagrid Systems
1 Dec 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 4; Kheir Al-Kodmany, University of Illinois; Mir M. Ali, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
There is much architectural and engineering literature which discusses the virtues of exterior bracing and diagrid systems in regards to sustainability - two systems…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million…
City of Dreams, Macau: Maintenance Design in Ultra-Complex Structures
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Isabella Pallavicini, Gianpaolo Apollonio & Luca Rizzotti, Fly Service Engineering
The issue of developing a safe and efficient access strategy considering the context of a complex shape is addressed. In these cases, all envelope and structure…
Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Viviana R. Muscettola, Zaha Hadid Architects
This paper presents the unique collaboration among architects, engineers and contractors for the 5th Hotel at the City of Dreams in Macau. Our methodology centers around…
Interconnectivity of Design and Construction for Complex Towers in Relation to Movement Issues
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Mark Lavery, Tim Kelly & Anil Hira
As the trend for complex architectural forms continues, the relationship between design and construction has become ever more interdependent. Where this…

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