United Arab Emirates

Middle East

Facts

Population

5,473,972 (2013)

Area

83,600 km²

32,278 mi²

Tallest Building

First 150m+ Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

3

Tallest in

the World

#

1

Tallest in

Middle East

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

2

Marina 101

425 m / 1,394 ft

3

Princess Tower

413.4 m / 1,356 ft

4

23 Marina

392.4 m / 1,287 ft

5

Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid

381.2 m / 1,251 ft

6

Elite Residence

380.5 m / 1,248 ft

7

The Address Boulevard

370 m / 1,214 ft

8

Ciel Tower

365.5 m / 1,199 ft

9

Almas Tower

360 m / 1,181 ft

10

Gevora Hotel

356.3 m / 1,169 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference

20-25 October 2018

CTBUH Dubai Hosts Successful Social Event

07 February 2018

Videos

22 October 2018

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Polycentric vs. Monocentric: The Future of Vertical Urbanism?

Numerous cities are now developing along polycentric lines, with several urban “nodes” focused around tall building clusters that often compete for commerce, attention and investment...

Research

12 December 2018

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Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018

The astronomical growth in tall building construction observed over the past decade continued in 2018, though the total number of completed buildings of 200 meters’...

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09 December 2020

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Uptown Tower in Dubai Surpasses 150 Meters

DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has announced that the first phase of...