The Tower forms the centerpiece of an outstandingly planned waterfront project, known as Dubai Creek Harbour. Spanning over an area of about six square kilometers, it is labeled as the new icon of 21st century and strategically placed off the historic Dubai Creek, close to Ras Al Khor National Wildlife Sanctuary - a Ramsar Convention protected area with 200 plus different types of aquatic birds. Estimated to cost approximately AED 4 billion, it has been designed by the renowned Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava Valls, and developed by Emaar Properties in conjunction with Dubai Holdings.
This super-slim structure has a brilliant pattern resembling a blooming lily and comprising Islamic style minarets. Most noteworthy feature is its central column, akin to a slender stem and firmly supported by sturdy cables that artistically take after the subtle struts of the lily leaves. Moreover, the unique design is distinguished by an attention-to-detail configuration that constricts dramatically as it soars, with its top part slightly stretched out like an oval-shaped bud. Fascinatingly, this bud inspired portion will contain observation decks, mainly Pinnacle Room – offering all-encompassing views of the city.
Blending smart design and technological solutions with environment-friendly features such as green corridors, it boasts of VIP Observation Garden Decks that resplendently resemble Babylon’s Hanging Gardens, besides amazing glass-enclosed rotating balconies that move outward. Needless to say, this breathtaking structure engenders a delightfully distinct yet thrilling vantage point, allowing you to relish the most refreshing environmental sights of the surrounding. The building will also include several dining and shopping options plus a luxury hotel, a museum, and an auditorium.
Furthermore, the building will create an aesthetically splendid sight, as its varied structural elements including the flower bud design are mesmerizingly illuminated and enhanced with shifting light features.