Architectural Timeline

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1. Burj Al Arab


Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has been called "The world's only 7 star Hotel" and is the fourth tallest hotel in the world; however, 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. and opened in December 1999

2. Atlantis

the atlantis hotel officialy opened in 1998 it has one of the biggest water parks in the world holding over 20 million gallons of water

3.BuJi Khalifa

Burj Khalifa, known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration, is a megatall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the tallest artificial structure in the world

4. Burji Al Alam

The Burj Al Alam was a proposed 108-story, 510 m hyperboloid skyscraper in the Business Bay area of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

5. Anora Tower

Anara Tower was a proposed supertall skyscraper located in Dubai. It would have been 600 m tall with 135 floors. It was designed to look like a massive wind turbine. It was supposed to be a mixed use tower with offices, retail spaces, apartments, and an art gallery. Anara Tower would have incorporated sky gardens every 27 floors and would have contained a luxury restaurant

6. Dubai signature

7. Grand Mosque

The Masjid al-Ḥarām, also called the Sacred Mosque, and the Grand Mosque or Great Mosque of Mecca, is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds Islam's holiest place, the Kaaba, in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Muslims face in the direction of the Kaaba while performing obligatory daily prayers. One of the Five Pillars of Islam requires every Muslim to perform the Hajj pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime if able to do so, including circumambulation of the Kaaba

8. Dubai pearl

Dubai Pearl is a 73 story, 300 m, tall residential skyscraper under construction along Al Sufouh Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It consists of four mixed-use towers connected together at the base and by a sky bridge at the top. Construction is set for completion in 2016. The structural design was carried out by Dubai based engineering firm e-Construct. Construction was started in 2009

9. sheth tower

10. 23 Marina

23 Marina is a 88-story, 392.8 m residential skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was the world's tallest all-residential building until the completion of the nearby Princess Tower. The tower has 57 swimming pools and each duplex in the tower is equipped with its own private elevator

11. Wave Tower

The Wave Tower is a proposed 92 floor supertall skyscraper for the Madinat Al Arab district of Dubai Waterfront in Dubai, United Arab Emirates designed by the Spanish architecture firm A-cero. It is planned to be 370 meters tall and is designed to be a green energy building. It was planned to begin construction in late 2009.

12. Princess Tower

The Princess Tower is a 101 story, 414 m tall residential only skyscraper located in the Marina district of Dubai, UAE. Princess Tower is currently the world's second tallest residential only building. It is also the second tallest building in Dubai after the Burj Khalifa.

13. Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel is a hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The hotel, which opened in 1997, is operated by the Dubai-based hotelier Jumeirah. The hotel contains 598 rooms and suites, 19 beachfront villas, and 20 restaurants and bars. This wave-shaped hotel complements the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab, which is adjacent to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel

DIFC Lighthouse

The Dubai International Financial Centre is a federal financial free zone situated in the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The DIFC was established pursuant to UAE Federal Decree No. 35 of 2004, UAE Federal Law No. 8 of 2004 and Dubai Law No. 12 of 2004. The DIFC occupies a physical territory of approximately 110 acres. It has its own legal system and courts distinct from those of the wider UAE, with jurisdiction over corporate, commercial, civil, employment, trusts and securities law matters

15. Palm Islands

Palm Islands are two artificial islands, Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali, on the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As of November 2014, only Palm Jumeirah has been completed. This island takes the form of a palm tree, topped by a crescent. When complete, Palm Jebel Ali will take a similar shape; both islands will be host to a large number of residential, leisure and entertainment centres and will add a total of 520 kilometres of non-public beaches to the city of Dubai. The creation of the Palm Jumeirah began in June 2001. Shortly after, the Palm Jebel Ali was announced and reclamation work began. A third island was planned and construction started, but this project was later remodelled and renamed to Deira Island