Tall Emblem

site Za’abeel Park, Dubai, UAE
client City of Dubai, AE and ThyssenKrupp Elevator
architect BOGDAN & VAN BROECK
team K. Burssens, S. Liesenborghs, P. Stessens, C. Truwant
structural NEY & Partners
surface 1.200 m² gross
timing competition 2009
status competition
project code 0017TES

PUBLIC PANORAMA POINT, DUBAI | OPEN COMPETITION ORGANISED BY THE CLIENT

Within a tensegrity structure, the minimal elements of the program are linked with various modes of vertical transport: elevators, escalators, cable cars, etc. A viewing tower accessible to the public becomes an emblematic icon for Dubai.