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RECORD-SETTING DESIGN IN DUBAI

Dubai never ceases to amaze. The prestigious Princess Tower, the tallest residential building in the world to date, is a world-class example of modern building design and construction.

Description

After its completion in 2012, the Princess Tower was recognised by Guinness World Records and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) as the tallest residential building in the world.

  • #Elevators
  • #Middle East
  • #New equipment
  • #Residential

Building facts

  • Completed: 2012
  • Size: 170,000 sqm
  • Height: 414 m
  • Floors: 101 + 6 basement floors
  • Architect: Eng. Adnan Saffarini Office
  • Building owner: Tameer Holding Investment LLC
  • Developer: Tameer Holding Investment LLC
  • Contractor: Arabian Construction Company

KONE solutions

  • 11 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators
  • 2 KONE MonoSpace® elevators
  • 2 KONE JumpLift construction time elevators
CHALLENGESSOLUTIONS
  • To install a high-capacity elevator that can reach the top of the building
  • To complete installation of two high-rise elevators before the permanent machine rooms were ready
  • Development of a mega high-rise roping method to accommodate the high-capacity elevator
  • KONE JumpLift construction time elevators provided construction workers with safe and fast access to new floors