Under 140 Characters Downtown Jumeirah will soon have a glamorous 550 metres mega tower -the Burj Jumeira built in the shape of Sheikh Mohammed’s finger print. What’s It? HH Sheikh Mohammed has given his…
Downtown Jumeirah will soon have a glamorous 550 metres mega tower -the Burj Jumeira built in the shape of Sheikh Mohammed's finger print.
HH Sheikh Mohammed has given his nod to begin construction of a mega tower in the city and how! Dubai has it all- from spiral towers to those that rotate and the ones that taper right into the sky, but have you ever heard of a tower in the shape of a finger print?
UAE-based developer Dubai holding will soon unveil a mega tower called the Burj Jumeira, which is part of a mega construction plan called the Downtown Jumeirah. The oval-shaped tower will measure 550 metres and will have with a whole lot of interesting things to offer.
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But what's more attractive is that the base of the tower is said to be in the shape of Shaikh Mohammad’s fingerprint, and will be reserved for cultural activities. How cool is that! That aside, the tower will also feature retail outlets, water fountains, and a terraced outdoor amphitheater to host interactive lighting and fireworks displays.
The tower was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. At the launch, Sheikh Mohammed described the tower as Dubai's vision for the future. Work on the project is in full swing and the first phase is expected to be launched in 2020.
Inside Burj Jumeira
The tower's design is inspired from the ripples of the country’s desert sand dunes, as well as its flowing oasis. The facade will be covered with a digital displays, which can be used for special occasions. Burj Jumeira will also have multiple viewing decks, offering a 360 degree view of the city. The sumit of the tower has a crown which is dedicated for events. It will also have a sky lounge interconnected with a sky -restaurant.
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Located in Al Sufouh, close to the Burj Al Arab, the tower will be open for commercial and residential purposes along with world-class restaurants adorning its interiors. The developers have also promised neighbourhood parks, large open spaces and shaded streets.
Will this beat the Burj Khalifa? We are curious!