Dubai Architecture Info

Burj al Alam

Also known as
World Tower
Formerly known as Fortune 101
Business Bay
Dubai Business Bay
An early publicity image of the Burj al Alam
An early publicity image of the Burj al Alam
Basic Information
Designed by Nikken Sekkei
Cost Dh4,000,000,000
Type Skyscraper
Floors: 108
Maximum length 477 feet/143 meters
Maximum depth 557 feet/167.1 meters
Neighborhood: Business Bay
More Information
  • Height to top of crown: 1,673 feet.
  • Height to roof: 1,492 feet.
  • Residences: 104
  • Hotel rooms: 200
  • Parking spaces: 4,300
  • Standard passenger elevators: 7
  • Double-decker passenger elevators: 19
  • Freight elevators: 4
  • Developer: Dubai Properties
  • Developer: Fortune Group
  • November 12, 2006 - Construction begins.
  • September, 2008: The anticipated height of this building is raised to 1,673 feet, and a planned helipad at the top is removed from the plan.
  • January, 2009: Building construction is expected to begin.