The Dubai Marina, a master-planned development around a man-made channel, is home to the world’s tallest residential block. It includes no fewer than 10 residential buildings of 200 meters or greater, four of which are supertalls (300 meters and higher). Across the street, several more supertall residential towers rise. This program analyzes the phenomenon and tours several of the buildings.

Venue: Princess Tower
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 Princess Tower and other buildings within the city block.
12:00 pm 5:30 pm Delegates depart

About This Program Location

Princess Tower

About Princess Tower

Princess Tower set the precedent for all-residential towers, both in Dubai and around the world. Its prime location puts it in near a number of amenities including several malls, entertainment venues, and cultural attractions. An adjacent tram connects the tower to the rest of the sprawling city. At the time of its completion in 2012, the building was the tallest all-residential tower in the world, a title that is destined to change hands rapidly in the coming years given the number of tall residential towers due for completion.

Like many of its nearby counterparts, Princess Tower is lavishly adorned in a style that reflects the region’s emerging architectural formula, with a façade that is broken up into several discernible sections. Its main body is punctuated by a series of gently… Read More

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