IRIS Mist

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IRIS Mist
General information
StatusApproved
TypeRental partments, shopping center, office
Location Dubai Maritime City, Dubai.
Height
Roof200 m (656 ft)
Technical details
Floor count54
Floor area850,000 square feet
Design and construction
ArchitectWS Atkins
DeveloperIris, Sheth Estate International Ltd.

IRIS Mist is a cancelled mixed used tower which was to be built in Dubai Maritime City, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. [1] The tower will reach 200 m (656 ft) in height and will have 54 floors for various purposes, the tower will be the first development in the region to be shaped like patterned sea waves. IRIS Mist will be the tallest tower in Dubai Maritime city, the tower's facade will be built in layers of white pre-cast, aluminium and glass of varying colour and texture. Once completed it will have 54 residential floors, retail outlets, and 28 units of office space. The development will have a built-up area of 850,000 square feet (79,000 m2), the tower is expected to be completed in 2011. The tower will be a green building, as its design concept includes facilities to reduce use of non-renewable resources.

Dubai Maritime City Multipurpose maritime zone in Dubai

Dubai Maritime City (DMC) is a multipurpose maritime zone. It is a member of the Dubai World group of companies. Maritime city was expected to be fully operational by 2012.

United Arab Emirates Country in Western Asia

The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates, is a country in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north. The sovereign constitutional monarchy is a federation of seven emirates consisting of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain. Their boundaries are complex, with numerous enclaves within the various emirates. Each emirate is governed by a ruler; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the rulers serves as the President of the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, the UAE's population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

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