Tall buildings have always been admired for their commanding presence on the skyline, but the interior spaces are just as important, and sometimes equally spectacular. This program takes place in the Burj al Arab, a “seven-star” luxury hotel whose spectacular interior atrium is one of the world’s tallest. Presentations from the practitioners behind several of the most significant and tallest atria around the world will be given.

Venue: Burj al Arab
Capacity: 30-40 Delegates

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Tuesday 23 October Schedule:

The same program will run in the morning and afternoon.

Morning Afternoon Program
8:30 am 2:00 pm Arrival & Coffee
8:55 am 2:25 pm Welcome
9:00 am 2:30 pm
Presentation 1
9:20 am 2:50 pm Presentation 2
9:40 am 3:10 pm Presentation 3
10:00 am 3:30 pm Q&A
10:15 am 3:45 pm Coffee Break
10:45 am 4:15 pm  Tour of Burj al Arab
12:00 pm 5:30 pm Delegates depart

About This Program Location

Burj Al Arab

About Burj Al Arab

When construction began on the private island upon which Burj Al Arab would be built, Dubai was a very different place. In the late 1990’s, the rapid pace of construction which developed one of the world’s most impressive skylines was just in its very early stages, and as such, the Burj Al Arab is regarded as one of the first key landmarks of modern Dubai. When opened in 1999, Burj Al Arab was advertised as the world’s first and only 7 star hotel, offering a luxury experience that was truly unique.

Inspired by the shape of a sail boat about to head into the Persian Gulf, the triangular shaped building’s design began with intent to create a recognizable landmark for the emerging city. Upon completion, Burj Al Arab was the world’s tallest hotel and included the world’s… Read More

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