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Project Stories | Piled-raft foundation design for Dubai Towers Doha

2020.05.11

About Project

Dubai Towers - Doha is a super-tall skyscraper with a roof height of 400 m (1,300 ft) (Spire height 437 m (1,434 ft)) under construction in Doha, Qatar. When completed, the structure will be the tallest building in Qatar, and the mixed use tower will include a 7,000 m2 (75,000 sq ft) retail area, 13 floors comprising a 225-room five-star hotel, 29 floors of office space and 31 floors containing 226 luxury apartments and three super luxury penthouses.

 

rendering of Dubai Towers Doha

Rendering of Dubai Towers Doha

 

Project Name

Dubai Towers Doha

Location

Doha, Qatar

Construction Period

2007 – under construction

Contractor

Al Habtoor-Al Jaber Joint Venture

Designer

Hyder Consulting

 

The tower was founded on soft sand and required the design of a piled raft in a 3D finite element model to fully understand the behavior.

 

Piles and basement

Piles and basement

 

Podium and basement levels

Podium and basement levels

 

ground settlement

Ground settlement

 

pile axial forces

Pile axial forces

 

 

· The thumbnail image is copyrighted by www.constructionweekonline.com

Topics Project Application

MIDAS GEO TEAM

Written by MIDAS GEO TEAM

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