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Height: Occupied
263.1 m / 863 ft
Height: To Tip
306.4 m / 1,005 ft
Height: Architectural
306.4 m / 1,005 ft
Cayan Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
8 m/s
Tower GFA
111,000 m² / 1,194,794 ft²
Development GFA
111,000 m² / 1,194,794 ft²
# of Apartments
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Cayan Tower
Other Names Infinity Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address & Map Dubai Marina
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2006
Completion 2013
Official Website Infinity Tower Cayan Tower
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #69 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #22 Tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #19 Tallest in United Arab Emirates
City Ranking #17 Tallest in Dubai

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Cayan Group - Real Estate Investment & Development
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Architect of Record Khatib & Alami
Structural Engineer
Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Engineer of Record Khatib & Alami
MEP Engineer Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Project Manager Currie & Brown
Main Contractor Arabtec
Other Consultant
• Acoustics Cerami Associates; Shen Milsom Wilke, Inc.
• Façade Maintenance Lerch Bates
• Fire Rolf Jensen & Associates
• Landscape SWA Group
• Lighting Fisher Marantz Stone
• Security Sako & Associates, Inc.
Vertical Transportation Opening Solutions, Inc.; Van Deusen & Associates
• Wind Alan G. Davenport Wind Engineering Group
Material Supplier
• Elevator KONE

About Cayan Tower

The Cayan Tower is a 73-story luxury apartment building with a striking helical shape, turning 90 degrees over the course of its 304-meter height. Each floor is identical in plan, but is set 1.2 degrees clockwise from the floor below, giving the tower a distinctive form by way of an innovative, efficient, repeatable structure. See Project Case Study

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Dubai Presents a Technical Tour of Cayan Tower
8 Jun 2015 – Event Invite

CTBUH, EMI Lead Emirates Tall-Building Study Trip
22-26 Mar 2014 – Tour Report

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Research Papers

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue I