Bahrain World Trade Center 2 Download PDF

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Height: Occupied
168.8 m / 554 ft
Height: To Tip
240 m / 787 ft
Height: Architectural
240 m / 787 ft
Bahrain World Trade Center 2 Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground


Official Name Bahrain World Trade Center 2
Name of Complex Bahrain World Trade Center
Other Names Bahrain World Trade Center West Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Bahrain
City Manama
Street Address & Map King Faisal Highway
Building Function office
Structural Material steel/concrete
Construction Start 2004
Completion 2008
Official Website Bahrain World Trade Center
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #342 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #67 Tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #4 Tallest in Bahrain
City Ranking #4 Tallest in Manama

Companies Involved

Architect Atkins
Structural Engineer Atkins
Main Contractor Murray & Roberts; Rambøll København
Other Consultant
• Wind BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.

About Bahrain World Trade Center 2

The Bahrain World Trade Center is the world's first building to integrate large-scale wind turbines; and together with numerous energy reducing and recovery systems, this development shows an unequivocal commitment to raising global awareness for sustainable design. This building is pioneering a new direction for designers and owners acting as a technological precedent. The BWTC has shown that commercial developments can be created with a strong environmental agenda and addresses the needs of our future generations. The BWTC encapsulates the essence of a sustainable philosophy engaging all of the social, economic and environmental impacts of the project. As well as making significant strides in environmentally balanced architecture, the building is now considered a source of national pride for Bahrain residents, and is attributed with generating economic prosperity within the capital of Manama. See Project Case Study

CTBUH Initiatives

Regional Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress
1-5 Mar 2008 – Tour Report


Energy Harvesting and Motion Control of Tall Buildings Using Tuned Mass Dampers
18 Sep 2012 – Ahsan Kareem, Professor, U of Notre Dame