Sky-high luxury living

In March 2014, AECOM was contracted to provide architect of record, construction supervision and project management services including design peer reviews for DAMAC Heights in Downtown Dubai.

Branded by Fendi, the luxury Italian fashion house, DAMAC Heights comprises 96 floors, making it the fifth tallest building in Dubai Marina.

Construction for the now-iconic tall tower was completed in early 2016, with the last concrete tower slab cast at a height of 310 meters. The remainder of the structural steel roof feature continues for an additional 30 meters. The tower has claimed the spot of the seventh tallest residential building in the world.

Primarily a luxury residential tower, the building boasts 641 units of 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments, of which 357 are standard apartments and the other 284 Fendi branded. The building is supported by 709 car parking spaces and two retail outlets.

Safety first

Upon completion, the project had achieved 16.5 million hours without a lost time incident for the entire duration of AECOM’s engagement. During construction, the site was used by Dubai Civil Defence for high-rise firefighting training to test operational readiness to fight fires on active high-rise construction sites.