Construction work on the twisting Infinity Tower in Dubai is almost complete, according to one of the project’s consultants. The 306-meter (1,005-foot) residential tower had been stalled for many months, along with many other projects in the UAE.
Infinity, designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, will be one of most distinctive towers in the already distinctive Dubai skyline. Part of the Dubai Marina, the trunk of the tower appears to rotate 90 degrees.
Construction was originally started in 2006, but was delayed as Dubai suffered through the global economic slowdown.
But the project is now 90 percent complete, senior resident engineer Montasser El Raie of consultant Khatib and Alami told Construction Week.
“You can see the façade works almost completed, except for the Marina – we are working on that now. All the MEP works are full steam ahead. We are working now at level 73 with the mechanical floor,” he told the magazine.