Dubai Tower

Dubai, UAE

This 120 story mixed use concept study is based on varying floor size and form needs for different functions from the bottom of the tower to the top.  Beginning with nominal retail space at the base and then a number of larger floor functions for office use, the tower evolves from a diamond shape at the base to an ellipse at the top which contains the hotel and condominium floors. 

The exterior needs for sun shading as well as an architectural statement reflecting the cultural images of the region provides for a continuous screen from top to bottom resulting in a powerful regional image of unique subtlety and grace.