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SOM's Supertall Burj Jumeira Skyscraper Is Inspired by the Harmonious Ripples of the Desert in Dubai


Source: World Architecture

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has released design for a supertall skyscraper for Dubai, 550-meter tower will be located in the Al Sufouh area of the popular Jumeirah neighborhood of Dubai.

Dubbed Burj Jumeira, the skyscraper, developed by Dubai Holding, will be one of the tallest buildings in the world. The first phase of the tower is scheduled to be completed in 2023.

The skyscraper, drawing attention with its rippled form, is inspired by "the harmonious ripples of the UAE’s desert sand dunes and its flowing oases." The tower comprised two oval volumes and the two volumes are interconnected each other with sky bridges on the air.

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