Gallery: Nakheel Tower Designed to be the World’s Tallest Skyscraper


Designed for Dubai by Woods Bagot, the Nakheel Tower is planned to be the world’s tallest skyscraper. The towering spire would stand over a kilometer tall, measuring in at 1,400 meters (4,593 ft) and putting the Burj Khalifa to shame. The tower is part of a much larger marina development in Dubai and also designed to LEED standards – that is if it ever gets built.

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  1. rishikesh March 26, 2014 at 1:01 am


  2. eldorado October 19, 2011 at 5:13 am

    As a casualty of several Nakheel Projects, can reliably caution any Professional to think carefully before making commitments in the Dubai / Abu Dhabi development scenario.

    The following grandious but incomplete Projects remain cancelled, pending sufficient susstainable International confidence to process the said Projects Beyond the defects liability period.
    Palm Jumeira
    Palm Jebel Ali
    Waterfront Badrah
    Monorail Integration

    Best of Luck

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  5. Burj Halas September 14, 2010 at 10:36 pm

    The Nakheel tower was all but a dream. This will NEVER be built by Nakheel. Nakheel is broke, continues to sack staff weekly and doesnt even have enough funds complete villas that it sold off plan over 5 years ago let alone get the sufficient capital to complete a project like this.
    Its about time everyone stops discussing this like its a current project. Enjoy the pictures at least because thats all they will ever be.

  6. quadroporta September 14, 2010 at 2:15 am

    Nakheel Tower is not on hold. The entire department has been sacked. All that’s left are cardboard boxes of design documents & data.
    Unfortunetly this project will never see the light of day. Not while Nakheel continue to reduce its 6000 workforce, which currently number 200!

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