Opus Tower by Zaha Hadid

Hadid has described the Opus as one of her keynote designs. The floor plan for the development is 1.7million sq ft and has over 22 stories of commercial and retail office space. The design includes 17 levels of office space, four levels of retail, a top floor relaxation area and roof garden as well as a five-story basement. The new 22-storey cubed shaped mixed use building has been described as setting new standards in a global context and makes a unique contribution to the business bay section of Dubai. Construction on the project is due to start later this year with an expected completion date of 2010.

Designer: Zaha Hadid


  • I don’t really like this one as well. Iit looks like someone dropped a huge drop of acid in the middle of the building and it melted everything it touched until it lost its kick. This building is designed to impress but thats it

    • John Q says:

      i completely agree and I see this as a problem with a lot of the buildings in the Dubai area; very flashy but no substance…..

  • zainab A .MOUSAWI says:

    this building is one of the best building i ever had
    but i want to now
    somone told me that tha building willl built on side that u can see birg dubai form every weree
    haw can that if any one can answer this question please
    butt i cant say anything onyly
    oh my god
    god bles this IRAQI woman

  • Absolutely amazing… Lets see it done!

  • Anthony W. says:

    Amazing sculpture, that’s functional!

    Love Love love this!

  • Gabriel says:

    Kinda reminds me of an ice-cube. For a large piece of architecture, it features enough organic touches as to not make it too monolithic or intimidating. Almost like a large natural rock formation.

    I really like this one.

  • Daniël says:

    It looks a bit like the building of CCTV in Beijing
    But it is really nice

  • yusuf says:

    this is rimarkable i love it

  • Daniël says:

    It looks a bit like the building of CCTV in Beijing
    But it is really nice

  • Radhoine says:

    this is a waste of space!!
    c’est une structure difficile à calculer…pourtant non fonctionnelle

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