D1 (meaning Dubai Number One) Tower is an 80 floor, 284 m (932 ft) tall residential skyscraper. D1 features a skyrise lounge, private cinema, indoor pool, gymnasium and concierge services. D1 is adjacent to the Palazzo Versace Dubai located on the west side of the creek in Dubai.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2007 – 2015
The development comprises the construction of the D1 tower, a hotel and condominiums. The tower will be interlinked by a low level podium structure, which will house 3 basement levels. It will be founded on a piled raft and in order to understand the behaviour of the foundation, a 3D finite element analysis is required.