Duja Tower

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Duja Tower
Duja Tower
General information
TypeResidential, office
Architectural style Postmodern
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
AddressSheikh Zayed Road
Coordinates 25°13′44″N55°17′11″E / 25.2289°N 55.2863°E / 25.2289; 55.2863 Coordinates: 25°13′44″N55°17′11″E / 25.2289°N 55.2863°E / 25.2289; 55.2863
Construction started2009
Architectural191 m (627 ft)
Tip191 m (627 ft)
Technical details
Floor count53 [1] [2]
Floor area110,380 m2 (1,188,120 sq ft)
Lifts/elevators12 [3]
Design and construction
ArchitectZAS Architects;
National Engineering Bureau
DeveloperNasser Lootah Real Estate [3]
Structural engineerPort Saeed Engineering
[4] [5] [6]

The Duja Tower is a 191 metres (627 feet) mixed-use skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has 53 floors. [1] [2] The building was designed by ZAS Architects and National Engineering Bureau, while the structural design was designed by Port Saeed Engineering. [4] In addition, it was developed by Nasser Lootah Real Estate. [3] Construction of the tower started in 2009 and completed in 2017. [4]


On the evening of 20 February 2020, a fire broke out on the upper parts of the building's claddings. In response, the residents were evacuated and sheltered to the nearby buildings. The National reported that the claddings were similar to that of Grenfell Tower fire. No injuries were reported. [7] On 22 February 2020, the residents were permitted to return to the building. [1] [2] [3]

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