World Trade Center of Abu Dhabi, Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid
The Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi at the site of the old Central Market, a traditional crossroads and meeting point in the city. It is located in the heart of Abu Dhabi at the site of the old Central Market, a traditional crossroads and meeting point in the city. The tower’s central location provides residents with easy access to major points of interest, including the nearby Mall at the World Trade Center and the Corniche, a waterfront promenade that runs along the coast. As part of the larger World Trade Center Abu Dhabi complex, Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid is the tallest element of a 700,000-square-meter mixed-use development, which also includes a 58-story office building and a planned 53-story hotel. The site also includes a traditional souk, up to seven levels of retail in the podium, a green roof above the market, and a bridge system linking these areas together.
Burj Mohammed bin Rashid is the tallest building in Abu Dhabi and the skyscraper with the most floors in the city as of its completion in 2014. The residential building stands 382 meters (1,253 ft) tall and contains 92 floors. The tower is adjacent to the shorter Trust Tower offices and hotel building, also among the tallest in the city.
The shape of the tower’s floor plates is unprecedented in the skyscraper world. The rippling effect of the exterior – much more than just an experiment in form – translates into fluid living spaces that are as spacious as they are unique. As a new landmark for Abu Dhabi and an anchor for the larger World Trade Center complex, energy-efficient technology was not only considered important but deemed critically fundamental to the overall design process. A ventilated three-skin façade, operable windows, internal shading, and a solar array contribute to the overall success of the project. Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid at WTC is a vision of luxurious living in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Comprising of 474 units over 92 floors in the heart of downtown Abu Dhabi with 382 Meter, the Residence tower forms part of a mixed-use development, with direct access to the WTC Mall, WTC Offices, and Courtyard by Marriott Hotel.
Located in the center of the city and only a short walk to the Corniche, Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid counts as one of the most luxurious buildings in Abu Dhabi. The well-appointed living spaces are distinguished by their high-quality finishes and appliances, and residents will be taken aback by the elevated, panoramic view of the city and the fascinating view of the Corniche.
The emirate is divided for administrative purposes into three regions. The first encompasses Abu Dhabi city, which is both the emirate’s capital and the federal seat of government. The island city of Abu Dhabi is just 250 meters from the mainland, which has many other suburbs. The main bridges, Maqta, Mussafah and Sheikh Zayed Bridge, connect Abu Dhabi city to the mainland, with others currently being constructed. There are around 200 natural islands in the emirate including the Saadiyat, Yas, Lulu and Sir Bani Yas islands.