Exploring Architecture in Dubai – The city of  skyscrapers and unexpected designs that define the meaning of luxury and business.

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The first thing we can say about Dubai is: no one escapes from admiring its beauty. Even the minimalists and the classical. Dubai is well known for its amazing, over the top buildings that light up the whole landscape. Anyone visiting Dubai will be impressed by the city’s skyline and amazing futuristic projects from all over the world. Land of the tallest hotels, the largest shopping malls and the list goes on.  Dubai has a beautiful design combination that define its architecture as modern and beyond impressive.

Downtown Design Dubai, an event that will enable top designers from all over the world to expose their projects in home furnishings, will take place in this October. For that reason, we decided to discover a little bit more about Dubai’s overall architectural influences and design inspirations.

When talking about architecture in Dubai we need to mention Burj Al Arab, the world’s only 7-star hotel.

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A project by Tom Wright at WKK Architects, this “little” baby reaches out 321 meters being the third tallest hotel.  Tourists and celebrities from all over the world visit this luxury hotel very often. It has a creative structure that resembles the sail of an Arabian ship. Featuring a Skyview Bar, an underwater restaurant and an outdoor tennis court, Burj al Arab is one of the most iconic symbols of Dubai. At night it illuminates itself with a dynamic and choreographed light set to inspire and amaze its customers.

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Burj Al Arab Interior Design

Cayan Tower, known as “infinity tower” is the most imposing sight in Dubai.

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Opened in 2013, the Cayan Tower has an impressive 306m height! A project by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill it’s famous for its beautiful and unique twist of 90 degrees that make it a truly remarkable sight in Dubai. It has a dynamic waterfront view which depends on its elevation and it doesn’t own  a single structural pillar on its interior. Furthermore, the interior design of the rooms were made in such a way that they wouldn’t be affected by direct sunlight.

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Cayan Tower Penthouse Interior

Atlantis the palm, the first resort to be build on the island, includes distinct and beautiful Arabian elements on its architecture.

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A project by WS Atkins, Atlantis is one of Dubai’s most grandiose buildings. Named and themed around the mythical lost city, it incorporates exuberant and traditional Arabian elements. The arches can be seen from anywhere on the Palm and kilometers away from up and down the coastline. It imposes beautiful and strong colors that define the Arabian Culture and create an amazing landscape.

See also: Dubai: Design Meets History

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Atlantis Interior Design

Dubai is one of the top design destinations due to its ability to combine different styles of architecture with its own traditional Arabian decorative elements.

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