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Official Name The Index
Type building
Status Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address Dubai International Finance Centre (Map)
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2003
Start of Construction 2005
Completion 2010
Global Ranking #46 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #15 tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #13 tallest in UAE
City Ranking #12 tallest in Dubai
Official Website The Index
Height: Architectural 326.0 meter / 1070 feet
Height: Occupied 322.0 meter / 1056 feet
Height: To Tip 326.0 meter / 1070 feet
Floors Above Ground 80
Floors Below Ground 5
# of Elevators 27
Tower GFA 170,400 m² / 1,834,170 ft²
# of Apartments 520
# of Parking Spaces 2442
Companies Involved
Owner/Developer Union Properties
Design Foster + Partners
Architect of Record Khatib & Alami; Woods Bagot
Structural Engineers Halvorson and Partners; Bruechle; Gilchrist & Evans
MEP Engineers Roger Preston & Partners; WSP Group
Project Manager Edara Confluence
Main Contractor Brookfield Multiplex
Material Supplier
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
About The Index
The Index occupies a prominent corner site within the Dubai International Finance Center, a financial district intended to establish Dubai as an investment market, and to provide a catalyst for further economic growth in the region. Balancing a mixture of residential, commercial and social uses to support the Finance Center and wider community, the building represents a vertical city quarter with a population of around 6,000 residents and workers on its 20,000 sq m (215,278 sq ft) site. See Project Case Study
Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa: The Index
2011 Awards Ceremony

Technical Papers
Structural Design Innovation: Russia Tower
R. Halvorson (Halvorson & Partners), CTBUH Dubai Congress
Structural Design Innovation: Russia Tower
R. Halvorson (Halvorson & Partners), C. Warner (Halvorson & Partners), CTBUH / Wiley Tal Journal

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Technical Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress
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