Landmark Aladdin City project planned for Dubai

Posted on 16th April 2014

The emirate of Dubai announced a new landmark project named Aladdin City, the design of which has been inspired by the tales of Sindbad and Aladdin. The project comprises three towers-a hotel and two commercial towers which will be built in the air space above the Dhow Wharfage in Dubai Creek between the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Al Maktoum Bridge.

The towers will be of different heights and will look similar to the magical lamp of Aladdin. The highest tower with 34 floors will house a hotel. The tower in the middle and the third tower with 25 and 26 floors respectively will be occupied by offices and commercial establishments. The three towers will be constructed above the tip of each wharf of the port at a total area of 120,000 sq.m.   and will be connected with a 450m-long pedestrian bridge with travellator, leading to parking stations away from the project site. As per the conceptual design, the parking stations at the entrances on two sides of the project will have underground parking bays with their roofs designed as public parks.

Announcing the project, Director-General of the Dubai Municipality Hussain Nasser Lootah said the towers are aimed to be icons of legends of the past with a touch of modern beauty and tourism characteristics of the city.

“The development of such a project in this area will have a global cultural and historical impact and pride for generations to come and will contribute to the progress of the emirate and its dream to be No1 in everything in accordance with the vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,” Lootah said.

“In addition, it is expected to boost Dubai economically in its long-term goals by increasing tourism in the emirate, especially to Dubai when we are going to host Expo 2020.”

A total of 900 parking spaces will be provided in two parking blocks at the entrance points.

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