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UAE Hotel Fire: Skyscraper Development for Mirage Mille design by Atkins architects

31 Dec 2015

The Address Dubai Skyscraper Fire

The Address Dubai Fire

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The Address Dubai hotel building fire
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The Address Hotel Dubai building fire
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A fire engulfs 63-storey The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai in the United Arab Emirates December 31, 2015, reports the BBC.

The Address Dubai Skyscraper

The fire erupts in a building in Dubai close to the world’s tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa, ahead of a major New Year fireworks display.

The Address Dubai skyscraper building

Website: The Address Dubai Skyscraper Fire – BBC report

This luxury five-star hotel and apartment complex in Dubai was designed by international architectural office Atkins.

Dubai officials say fire broke out on 20th floor of The Address, and originated from outside the hotel.

The Address Dubai tower

“Officials say they plan to go ahead with the festivities, which include three displays beginning at the Burj Khalifa. The skyscraper is decorated with 400,000 LED lights, while the fireworks display will feature 1.6 tons of pyrotechnics.”

Website: The Address Dubai Building Fire – RT report

Footage showing the damaged insides of a Dubai hotel which caught fire on New Year’s Eve has been released by the authorities:
Dubai Skyscraper Fire – new BBC report

The cause of the blaze, which is said to have started on the 20th floor, is still not known.

19 Nov 2008

The Address Dubai Skyscraper Building

The Address, Dubai

Architects: Atkins

Atkins was responsible for the architectural and engineering design of this five star hotel and serviced apartment building located in the prestigious Business Bay area. The development comprises a business centre, health club and spa, a restaurant and parking bays for 900 cars.

The Address is a mixed-use, 63 storey tower comprising a 198 key, 5 star hotel plus 626 serviced apartments. The imposing 306m height and striking design produce a landmark project that stands at the opposite end of the lake to the world’s tallest building, the Burj Dubai.

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Dubai tower image © from Atkins

The floor plate of the The Address hotel is based on an organic evolution of a series of linked arcs which present imposing interconnected double and triple volume public spaces with full views of the lake and Burj Dubai tower; this concept is also extended to the guest room levels. Rising above the hotel is an aerofoil-shaped tower that accommodates 45 levels of deluxe serviced apartments.

Our Carbon Critical DesignTM ethos ensured features such an air condition condensation recovery process that captures enough water to service the irrigation needs of the whole building.

Facilities provided in The Address building also include:

Commissionary kitchen and extensive back of house facilities
Central laundry which has the capacity to service not only the needs of the 5 star hotel but also four other hotels in the surrounding area
All day dining restaurant
1,100 sq m swimming pool with pool bar
Ballroom and support facilities
Club lounge

The now complete hotel supports the needs of up to 4,000 people who work, live and play in the building, every day.

In meeting the ambitious design programme and providing innovative cost solutions along the way, Atkins built a strong foundation with the client, and are now working together on other exciting new initiatives.

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Dubai tower image © from Atkins

The Address Dubai – Building Information

Client: Mirage Mille
Facility: Hotel & Residential (serviced apartments)
Features 306m high, 63-storey mixed use tower comprising a 5-star hotel and serviced apartments, health club & spa, business centre, speciality restaurant, sky bar and parking facilities for 900 cars

Size: Total built up area of 178,000 sq m
Architects: Atkins
Status: Complete
Location: The Address, Downtown Burj Dubai, Dubai, UAE – the Middle East, western Asia

The Address Dubai design : Atkins Architects

Fire Risk in High Rise Buildings – article on e-architect

Location: The Address, Dubai Marina P.O. Box 32923, Dubai, UAE

GPS Location: 25.07732,55.140379.

Phone: +971 4 4367777. Fax: +971 4 4367788

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