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Marina 101

Marina 101
General information
Status Under construction
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Coordinates
Construction started 2007
Estimated completion 2014
Opening 2015
Height
Antenna spire 432 m (1,417 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 101, plus 6 basement floors
Floor area 120,706 m2 (1,299,269 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect National Engineering Bureau
Developer Sheffield Holdings Limited
Main contractor TAV Construction
References
[1]
Marina 101 compared with other tallest buildings in Asia.

Marina 101 is a 101 storey, 432 m (1,417 ft) tall skyscraper currently under construction in Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. While originally scheduled for completion in 2012, it is still under construction and the completion is now expected by the end of 2014, and opening in 2015. As of September 2014, Marina 101 stands at over 80% completed.[1][2][3] The building is designed by National Engineering Bureau and construction is by Turkish conglomerate TAV Construction.[3]

The first 33 floors of the skyscraper will have a 5-star Hard Rock hotel with 281 rooms, while the floors from 34 to 100 will have residential apartments.[4] Apart from five restaurants in the hotel tower, there will be 252 one-, 204 two-, and 42 three-bedroom apartments with 6 duplex penthouses from the 97th to the 100th floor.[2] The 101st floor of the skyscraper will feature a club lounge, restaurant and a Rock Shop merchandise store.[5]

Marina 101 will be the tallest residential building in the world[2] and the second tallest in the UAE upon completion.

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See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Marina Facts : CTBUH Skyscraper Database". CTBUH. Retrieved 2013-01-12. 
  2. ^ a b c http://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/world-s-tallest-hotel-apartment-in-dubai-marina-by-2013-2012-11-26-1.484758
  3. ^ a b "Sheffield Holdings Limited awards Dhs1.1bn contract for Marina 101 to TAV Construction". AMEinfo. 2008-08-17. Retrieved 2009-12-23. 
  4. ^ "Hard Rock Hotel set to open in Dubai Marina". ArabianBusiness.com. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Hard Rock Hotel headed to Dubai Marina". The National. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 

External links

  • Sheffield Holdings Website
  • TAV Website
  • Hard Rock Hotels Website
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