Iris Bay (Dubai)


Iris Bay (Dubai)

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building_name=Iris Bay
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location=Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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floor_count=32
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est_completion=2008
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developer=Sheth Estate International Ltd
architect=WS Atkins & Partners |

The Iris Bay is a 32-floor tower in the Business Bay in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The tower has a total structural height of 170 m (558 ft). Construction of the Iris Bay is expected to be completed in 2008.

The tower is designed in the shape of an ovoid and comprises two identical double curved pixelated shells which are rotated and cantilevered over the podium. The rear elevation is a continuous vertical curve punctuated by balconies while the front elevation is made up of seven zones of rotated glass. The podium comprises 4 storeys with a double height ground level and houses retail and commercial space totalling 36,000 m2. [ [http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&upload_id=553 Atkins budding Iris] , Article on WorldArchitectureNews.com]

The tower is also claimed to be environment-friendly.

Footnotes

See also

* List of tallest buildings in Dubai

External links

* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=irisbay-dubai-unitedarabemirates Emporis]


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