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Official Name Sky Tower
Complex Name The Gate Shams Abu Dhabi
Type building
Status Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Abu Dhabi
Street Address Shams Gate District, Reem Island (Map)
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2005
Start of Construction 2006
Completion 2010
Global Ranking #92 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #30 tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #24 tallest in UAE
City Ranking #4 tallest in Abu Dhabi
Height: Architectural 292.2 meter / 959 feet
Height: Occupied 276.6 meter / 907 feet
Height: To Tip 292.2 meter / 959 feet
Floors Above Ground 74
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Apartments 474
Companies Involved
Owner Sorouh Real Estate
Developers Tameer Holding Investment; Sorouh Real Estate
Design Arquitectonica
Architect of Record National Engineering Bureau; RW Armstrong
Structural Engineer Hyder Consulting
MEP Engineer Ian Banham and Associates
Main Contractor Arabian Construction Company
Material Supplier
• Elevator Otis Elevator Company
Other CTBUH Links
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
CTBUH Poster, 2011
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
CTBUH Report, 2011

News Articles
Abu Dhabi Offers Least Expensive Office Space Despite Available Wealth
CTBUH Global News, 2014-03
Site visit: Sun and Sky Towers, Abu Dhabi
ConstructionWeekOnline.Com, 2011-11