5 Most Impressive Buildings in Dubai

Museum of the Future

Dubai firm Killa Design is the creator of this unique and complex architecture which stands at 78m tall and has opened on 22/2/2022.

The windows are in the form of Arabic calligraphy which is based on a poem by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, about the vision of the city’s future.

Four floors focus on future of outer space resource development, bioengineering, ecosystems, as well as spirituality, health and wellness. Another floor shows near-future technologies that address issues in areas of health, water, transportation, energy and food. There is a floor dedicated to children as they are called the future heroes.

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The Dubai Frame

Glass, aluminium, reinforced concrete and steel combined to create one of the city’s most famous structures, The Dubai Frame. It started in 2018 and stands at 150m tall and 95m wide, showing views of old and new Dubai on either side, connecting the emirate’s rich past with its extravagant present.

The rectangular design was inspired by the golden ratio of 1.618, which architects and artists believe forms a perfect structural balance.

Inside the 48-storey structure, there is a sky deck, which an elevator will take one in 75 seconds and exhibition that tells the story of the city.

Atlantis, The Palm

It is a globally renowned hotel that has more than 1,500 rooms, but is also home to a record-breaking water park, celebrity chef restaurants and an aquarium that has about 65,000 marine animals.

The five-star ocean-themed place is inspired by the Atlantis myth. It was started in 2008 and costs $1.5bn to build.

The architecture is a made of Arabian Influences with precious stones and fossilised shells that has been used in the interior and exterior.

Dubai Opera

In the middle of Downtown Dubai is this 2000-seater, multi-format theatre that becomes a host to world-class shows throughout the year. The design is by a great architect Janus Rostock of Atkins. It started in 2016, and is a tribute to city’s maritime history.

It’s been opened so that it can host everything from musicals to ballets and fashions shows to art exhibitions. The opera house, also has a rooftop restaurant and sky garden with views of the Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa.

Burj Khalifa

This is not just Dubai’s famous building, but the worlds, because it is the tallest skyscraper on the planet. It is 828m, 160-storey tower that glitters in the distance, shining over the skyline.

It started in 2010, and took about six years, 22 million work hours and about $1.5 billion to build. It has a number of prestigious accolades to its name, including tallest free-standing skyscraper, highest occupied floor and outdoor observation deck and elevator with the longest travel time.