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Height: Occupied
300.1 m / 985 ft
Height: To Tip
352 m / 1,155 ft
Height: Architectural
352 m / 1,155 ft
The Torch Outline
Height: Observatory
300.1 m / 985 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Tower GFA
94,306 m² / 1,015,101 ft²
Development GFA
135,475 m² / 1,458,241 ft²
# of Apartments
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name The Torch
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country United Arab Emirates
City Dubai
Street Address & Map Area 392-204 Dubai Marina
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2005
Completion 2011
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #31 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #12 Tallest in Middle East
National Ranking #10 Tallest in United Arab Emirates
City Ranking #9 Tallest in Dubai

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Select Group
Architect National Engineering Bureau
Structural Engineer National Engineering Bureau
MEP Engineer National Engineering Bureau
Main Contractor Dubai Civil Engineering
Other Consultant
• Wind BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.
Material Supplier
• Elevator KONE
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Global News

Fire Breaks Out at Dubai’s Torch
23 Feb 2015 – Dubai

Research Papers

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I