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malec Feb 5, 2010 12:54 PM

ABU DHABI | ADNOC Headquarters | 1,100 FT / 335 M | 65 FLOORS

Originally Posted by Adam2707 (Post 43922878)
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Headquarters
Abu Dhabi Corniche

Height | 335m
Floors | ?
Use | Commercial
Architect | ?
Developer | ?

Construction Status | Ground works/Foundation
Construction Start | 2009
Construction End | 2012?

Structural Engineers Site | ADNOC Site

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s new headquarters will become a landmark building in the United Arab Emirates and a symbol of ADNOC’s status as one of the most prominent oil and gas companies in the world. In addition to office space, this magnificent tower will include a Corniche Club, the Supreme Petroleum Council and Crisis Management Centre, the Heritage Museum and other supporting facilities. The tower will also have a Gold or Platinum LEED Certification, reducing its impact on the environment.


Originally Posted by Adam2707 (Post 43922954)
Work starts on Adnoc headquarters' foundations - MEED

The local Arabian Foundations has started work on the enabling works package for the new corporate headquarters for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc).

Is it possible that someone could get some pic's of the site and any project boards around it.

Another article

This will definitely be built, no worries about money here. :)

malec Feb 5, 2010 12:55 PM


[QUOTE=UAE'er;51362997]2nd Feb

Tom In Chicago Feb 5, 2010 6:58 PM

Interesting. . .

Ehrgeiz91 Feb 5, 2010 8:11 PM

I actually like the design a lot. It's simple and classy. Good for Abu Dhabi, but it wouldn't look out of place in Dubai either.

After a closer look, it actually looks a lot like the Index IMO.

TANGELD_SLC Feb 6, 2010 5:38 AM

Wow. that thing is gorgeous! I love it! It's perfectly proportioned and perfectly simple. :cheers: Go Abu Dhabi! :D

gnmpf74 Feb 6, 2010 9:42 AM

Looks like a mix of the Index and Le Grande Arche, but I like it. I also think it fits better in Abu Dhabi then in Dubai...:D

Fabb Feb 7, 2010 12:26 PM


Originally Posted by Ehrgeiz91 (Post 4684011)

After a closer look, it actually looks a lot like the Index IMO.

That's true.
And also Torre Repsol in Madrid
May be a design by Foster, like those two...

OneWorldTradeCenter Jul 5, 2010 2:31 PM

This here is not in the database, I added it:

Infernal_Elf Aug 18, 2010 11:02 AM

intresting and beautyful tower

ThatOneGuy Nov 20, 2012 4:35 AM


whiteford Nov 24, 2012 3:17 AM

i love its simplicity. wonderfull tower. 9/10 for me.

bearcat Nov 24, 2012 4:52 AM

Great building, amazing when compared to the existing old ADNOC building to the right.

Harley613 Nov 28, 2012 3:42 PM

This is going to look awesome in it's simplicity when finished. I really like the design, it really conveys power.

Surrealplaces Dec 13, 2012 6:38 PM

I like it. It's simplistic, which is a nice change from some of the buildings we've seen go up in UAE.

Ed007Toronto Dec 14, 2012 4:18 PM

I like it as well.

Urbannizer Mar 10, 2014 11:38 AM

2/20 Dhabi Breakwater von mohdakhter auf Flickr

whiteford Oct 29, 2014 4:44 PM

i love how the achieved much extra height, not using silly, spheres instead implementing actual, increased, structural, massing to do so. love that. also i know i just came up with that term so no haters. k lol.

chris08876 Oct 29, 2014 4:47 PM

Stunning skyline. Dam, I have to look into this city a bit more. :cheers:

MolsonExport Oct 29, 2014 4:54 PM

A different, more dignified/restrained supertall building in the Middle East.

Roadcruiser1 Oct 30, 2014 1:17 AM

This building looks like something straight out of 1970. I love it. It is just missing black glass.....

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