Project at a Glance
Location: Dubai, UAE
Attribute: Commercial Tower
Situated on its own island, Burj Al Arab features ultra-luxurious suites overlooking the sea, 9 signature restaurants and an opulent full-service spa. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge.
It has been called "The world's only 7 star Hotel" and is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m (689 ft) above ground.