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Height: Occupied
370.9 m / 1,217 ft
 
Height: To Tip
425 m / 1,394 ft
Height: Architectural
425 m / 1,394 ft
 
Marina 101 Outline
Height: Observatory
370.9 m / 1,217 ft
Floors Above Ground
101
Floors Below Ground
6
# of Elevators
29
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Tower GFA
120,706 m² / 1,299,269 ft²
Development GFA
153,920 m² / 1,656,781 ft²
# of Apartments
506
# of Hotel Rooms
281
# of Parking Spaces
677

Facts

Official Name Marina 101
Other Names Dream Dubai Marina
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address & Map Dubai Marina
Building Function residential / hotel
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2006
Completion 2017
Official Website Marina 101
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #21 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #3 Tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #2 Tallest in United Arab Emirates
City Ranking #2 Tallest in Dubai

Companies Involved

Owner Sheffield Real Estate
Developer Emaar Properties
Architect
Design National Engineering Bureau
Structural Engineer
Design National Engineering Bureau
MEP Engineer
Design SDT International
Main Contractor TAV Construction
Other Consultant
• Vertical Transportation Barker Mohandas, LLC
Material Supplier
• Concrete CCL
• Elevator ETA Melco Elevator Company L.L.C.; KONE
• Façade Maintenance Equipment CoxGomyl

About Marina 101

With architectural elements reminiscent of art-deco design, Marina 101 stands out in a city full of supertall structures. Located in the tightly packed Dubai Marina district, the building is just steps away from the Persian Gulf and is surrounded by several major high-rise complexes, as well as the famed Palm Jumeirah Island development. The tower will accommodate serviced apartments and the Middle East’s first Hard Rock Hotel.

The design of the structure fully embraces a wide range of aesthetic influences. Rather than just building straight towards the sky, Marina 101’s architects added numerous visual elements to perforate and diffuse the building’s exterior. Flared projections acting as light dishes break the vertical monotony of the supertall tower as it rises, culminating in a 45-meter crown that caps the building and sets it apart in the surrounding skyline. The façade consists of a granite base, two-tone aluminum cladding along the height of the tower, and double glazing to reduce heat again. At night the subtly lit crown will be clearly visible from the Dubai airport. It will consist of sky blue aluminum panels converging to a dramatic four-point pinnacle.

Within the tower, the vertical transportation system consists of a total of 28 elevators, ranging from low-speed service elevators to high-speed high-rise elevators. The six basements and the tower sit on a four-meter-thick raft foundation supported by 280 friction grip piles, ranging from 80 centimeters to 150 centimeters in diameter. The forest of piles, gripped by the surrounding strata, will ensure the safety and stability of the structure.

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Global News

Dubai’s Marina 101 Now Four Years Behind Schedule
6 Feb 2015 – Marina 101, the residential building set to become…

Hard Rock Hotel to Open in Dubai’s Marina 101
28 Oct 2014 – Dubai’s Marina 101 will soon house the Middle East…

Highest Floors in Dubai’s Marina 101 Go On Sale
11 Sep 2014 – The top 20 floors of Marina 101, Dubai’s future…

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Hard Rock Hotel to Open in Dubai’s Marina 101
28 Oct 2014
Dubai’s Marina 101 will soon house the Middle East’s first Hard Rock Hotel, it was announced on October 27. The hotel will occupy the first 33 floors of the building and…
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Highest Floors in Dubai’s Marina 101 Go On Sale
11 Sep 2014
The top 20 floors of Marina 101, Dubai’s future second-tallest building, are going on sale. When completed at the end of December 2014, the 427-meter tall Marina 101 will…
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Dream Dubai Marina Set For 2015 Completion
21 Jul 2014
Construction on the soon-to-be second-tallest tower in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Dream Dubai Marina, is more than 80 percent complete. The Project will stand…
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Marina 101 Gets Dreamy Rename
11 Oct 2013
Real estate company Dream has announced its next international hotel project, Dream Dubai, in the under-construction Marina 101. Dream officials disclosed that the hotel…

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