Magnificent architectural buildings are the forte of Dubai. The record-breaking skyscrapers and stylish residential buildings in Dubai make the city stand out in the architectural landscape of the world. There are several unique residential buildings in Dubai with innovative architectural features. From high-rise apartments to luxurious five-star hotels, these buildings in Dubai are impossible to ignore. Apart from the towering skyscrapers in the city, there are also several interestingly shaped residential buildings in Dubai that are defining reminders of the amazing feats of engineering in the emirate.
Top 5 Unique Residential Buildings in Dubai
Dubai residents interested in architecture will definitely be impressed by these innovative residential buildings in Dubai. Let us discover them in detail:
Anyone who has been to Dubai Marina will instantly recognise this stunning building, which is popularly referred to as the ‘Twisting Tower’. The Cayan Tower is also one of the tallest residential towers in Dubai. It is a luxury apartment building constructed in Dubai Marina in the year 2013.
This Dubai residential tower is also known as the Infinity tower or Twisting tower. The tower structure resembles a helix, twisted at a 90-degree angle. Each floor is set at 1.2 degrees clockwise from the floor below. The twisting shape of Cayan Tower makes it one of the most uniquely shaped residential buildings in Dubai. Located near Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Internet city, the Twisting Tower of Dubai gives residents spectacular views of Dubai Marina and the Arabian Gulf.
The standard residential units of the tower range from studios to three-bedrooms and the crown of the building possesses both half- and full-floor penthouses. As per current listing on Bayut, the studios for rent in Cayan Towers start at AED 65k. Some of their spectacular amenities include an outdoor infinity-edge pool, a health spa, conference centres, and gym facilities.
The Opus is another iconic residential building located in Al A`amal Street, Business Bay. It was completed in 2017. The building is designed by the mastermind architect, the late Zaha Hadid, who is known for her innovative approach. This is easily one of the most unique residential buildings in Dubai, constructed in the form of a cube with two concrete tower blocks. These blocks are connected by a steel bridge with composite slabs, at the atrium level from the bottom and from a bridge 71m above the ground. The iconic Opus houses 12 restaurants and a rooftop lounge, along with a variety of luxurious residences.
Al Rostamani Maze Tower
The tower which features a Maze design is the 67th tallest building in Dubai. Al Rostamani Group owns the building. It was completed in 2010. The iconic and unique tower structure depicts a maze puzzle created by the renowned maze designer Adrian Fisher. The complex lines of the balconies, strategically arranged to resemble a maze, gives an eye-catching view to the spectators.
The tower features 25 office floors, a garden floor, and 24 residential floors. This unique residential building in Dubai also houses the Al Rostamani International Exchange head office. Other amenities include spacious, fully equipped kitchens, fast speed internet, intercom access from the lobby, and a large parking area. To stay close to this iconic building, tenants can consider renting apartments on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Binghatti Diamonds is one of the most uniquely shaped residential buildings in Dubai. The facade of the building features multiple diamond-shaped grids making it stand out from the surrounding buildings in Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO). The shapes of diamonds have also been incorporated into the building’s entrance lobby and interiors.
As per current listings on Bayut, the apartments for rent in Binghatti Diamonds start from AED 45.5k and come with a range of amenities including stunning retail floors, jacuzzi, swimming pool, gym and more.
The Residencies at Ibn Battuta Gate
The Ibn Battuta Gate Residences is yet another building in Dubai that features a unique architecture. It is located near, Ibn Battuta Mall and Discovery Gardens. The entire building appears like a gate. It includes two distinct blocks linked via the iconic gate. The first block features a 5-star luxury hotel and serviced apartments. The second block features sophisticated office space and related facilities. The entire development covers an area of 20,00m². It does not exceed ten floors in height to maintain full visibility. There are quite a few apartments to rent in Ibn Battuta Gate, which mostly comprise of 1 and 2-bedroom units. Most residents are excited to be part of this architectural masterpiece – a unique residential building in Dubai.
That concludes our list of iconic residential buildings in Dubai. Are you planning to move to these stunning buildings? Make sure to hire the best movers in Dubai to get your precious belongings transported safely.
In addition to these the commercial towers of O14 in Business Bay which is popularly referred to as the ‘Cheese building’, the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel, the wave-inspired Jumeirah Beach Hotel, the uniquely shaped Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, Dubai Frame and several other iconic buildings are also located in Dubai. In the near future, we will also have a nearly spherical Museum of the Future and the Rehl-shaped Mohammed Bin Rashid Library to also look forward to.
Other residential buildings in Dubai such as Princess Tower, The Marina Torch, Emirates Crown, Ocean heights are worth mentioning for its unique architectural structures.
Apart from these Dubai residential buildings, you can check out villas to rent in Dubai in neighbourhoods with world-class amenities. Stay tuned to MyBayut for more information on the most interesting buildings in Dubai.