Dubai to build Aladdin-inspired landmark
The municipality of Dubai has announced a new landmark project, the design of which has been inspired by the tales of Sinbad and Aladdin, Khaleej Times has reported. Aladdin City comprises three towers, a hotel and two commercial towers, built in the air space above the Dhow Wharfage in Dubai Creek between the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Al Maktoum Bridge. The towers, which look akin to the magical lamp of Aladdin, will be constructed above the tip of each wharf of the port at a total area of 120,000 sq m. The highest tower with 34 floors will house a hotel. The tower in the middle and the third tower with 25 and 26 floors, respectively, will be occupied by offices and commercial establishments. A total of 900 parking spaces will be provided in two parking blocks at the entrance points.