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DUBAI CREEK HARBOUR

DUBAI CREEK HARBOUR

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman of Emaar Properties unveiled new designs for architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava’s landmark tower in the Dubai Creek Harbour.

Calatrava’s monumental design, chosen out of six proposals from competing firms, is influenced by the natural forms of the lily and evokes the shape of a minaret, a distinctive architectural feature in Islamic culture. 

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