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Official Name The Torch
Type building
Status Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address Area 392-204 Dubai Marina (Map)
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2005
Start of Construction 2005
Completion 2011
Global Ranking #38 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #12 tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #10 tallest in UAE
City Ranking #9 tallest in Dubai
Height: Architectural 336.8 meter / 1105 feet
Height: Occupied 276.3 meter / 906 feet
Height: To Tip 336.8 meter / 1105 feet
Floors Above Ground 79
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 8
Top Elevator Speed 6 m/s
Tower GFA 100,059 m² / 1,077,026 ft²
# of Apartments 676
# of Parking Spaces 686
Companies Involved
Owner Al Rashideen Trading Company
Developer Dubai Select LLC
Design Khatib & Alami
Architect of Record National Engineering Bureau
Structural Engineers Khatib & Alami; National Engineering Bureau
MEP Engineers Khatib & Alami; National Engineering Bureau; Red Engineering Design Dubai
Main Contractor Dubai Civil Engineering
Other Consultant BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.
Material Suppliers
• Elevator KONE
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
Other CTBUH Links
A Year in Review: Trends of 2011
CTBUH Report, 2012
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2011
CTBUH Poster, 2012

News Articles
World's tallest residential tower set to welcome occupants soon
Gulfnews.com, 2011-04