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The Torch

Area 392- A5A Block Marsa Dubai
Dubai United Arab Emirates

Construction Dates
Floor Count86
Units / Rooms676
Building Uses
 - residential
 - parking garage
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - postmodern

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire1155 ftCTBUH
Top floor985 ftCTBUH

- Architect: Khatib & Alami Architecture & Planning
- In April-May of 2011 the tower became the world's tallest residential building, beating the Q1 Tower in Gold Coast, Australia, by 25 meters; expected to be surpassed by 47 meters in August 2011 by 23 Marina, located only a few buildings away.
-A fire broke out in the building at 2:00 am on February 21, 2015.Repairs were started in May 2015 under the project management of the building's architect, National Engineering Bureau.

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