Design development of Calatrava’s Dubai Creek Tower 100% complete

Design development of Calatrava’s Dubai Creek Tower 100% complete

Architecture, Design, Dubai Creek Tower, Santiago Calatrava

The design development programme for Dubai Creek Tower by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava is fully complete, Construction Week Online reported.

BMT, an international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, announced that it had taken the Emaar Properties project “to 100% design development”.

Wind engineering experts from BMT have completed aerodynamic shape optimisation studies, wind loading analyses, and façade wind pressure assessments for the project.

In pictures: Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour designed by Calatrava

The building’s design includes a net of steel stay-cables, attached to a central reinforced concrete column.

An oval-shaped bud is featured at the top of the tower, and will house numerous observation decks.

Last month, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, reviewed Dubai Creek Tower.

The tower, located within the 6km2 Dubai Creek Harbour development, had reached new milestones, it was revealed at the time.

The core of the project’s pile cap has now reached its highest point, and it is more than 50% complete, with completion scheduled for mid-2018.


HH Sheikh Mohammed marked the tower’s ground-breaking commencement in October 2016.


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