Mall of the Emirates
This barrel vaulted glazed roof creates an architectural centrepiece for the mall of the Emirates.
Client / Developer
Majid Al Futtaim
Architect / Consultant
Mace / Holford Associates / Hyder Consulting
Khansaheb Civil Engineering
Scope of Work
Design, supply, manufacture, and installation of bespoke glazed skylights and other elements for redevelopment and expansion:
13 Customised Glazed Skylights including Steel Structure, Cast Aluminium, Smoke Windows and Cleaning Access Equipment 10,749 sqm
Clerestory Glazing 1,370 sqm
Glazed Screens / Doors 1,124 sqm
Stainless Steel Column Cladding 90 sqm
Date of Award
Date of Completion
Mall of the Emirates is the world’s first shopping resort, in the heart of Dubai.
It features about 630+ brands, in an area of 233,467 sqm. It includes department stores, fashion, and lifestyle. It also has sports, electronics, home furnishing, and the largest Carrefour in the city.
Al Abbar Group provided this 40m diameter x 20m high Glazed Dome (IGU) with pre-assembled steel frames erected as one full-dome steel structure at the site. Faceted glazing from outside onto inner EPDM corner vulcanized gasket frames, glass units are fixed with pressure plates and outer weather defence line at glass joints is sealed by Butyl tapes.
The internal & External Mobile Gantry (BMU) is connected to a circular base – and top track.
The Steel Frames, Ribs Cladding and Aluminum Decorative Panels ( in verdigre copper colour ) show the unique design of Mall of The Emirates Skylights.
- 150m Total Length x 6m High x 11m wide Glazed Barrel Vault (IGU)
- Internal & External Mobile Gantry (BMU)
- Steel Frames/Ribs Cladded w/ Aluminum Decorative Panels