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HHHR Tower

USK Tower
Dubai - Downtown Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Road - HHH Tower - HHH وسط مدينة دبي - شارع الشيخ زايد - برج - panoramio.jpg
Compeleted in January 2010
General information
StatusComplete
TypeResidential
LocationSheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates25°13′16.39″N 55°16′50.66″E / 25.2212194°N 55.2807389°E / 25.2212194; 55.2807389
Construction started2006
Completed2010
Height
Roof317.6 m (1,042 ft)[1]
Technical details
Floor count72 [1]
Design and construction
ArchitectAl Hashemi
DeveloperDubai International Real Estate
Main contractorAl 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-metre (1,040 ft) building started in 2006 and was completed in 2010. Designed by architect Al Hashemi, the building is primarily residential, and its side usages are as commercial.[3] HHHR tower is the fifth-tallest residential building in Dubai, and the seventh-tallest residential building in the world,[4] behind The Marina Torch, and Q1 Tower which stand 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 City in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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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. ^ [www.emporis.com]
  4. ^ "100 Tallest Residential Towers". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  5. ^ [buildingdb.ctbuh.org]

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