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Encyclopedia > The Index (skyscraper)
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The Index is a mixed-use skyscraper currently under construction in Dubai. The supertall will be 328 meters tall and have 80 floors. Of those 80 floors, the lower 25 will be offices and 47 will be for residential use, including the world's highest apartment for a time when it's complete in 2008. The tower is oriented in such a way that the eastern and western concrete cores shelter the floors from the harsh, desert sun and the climatic effects of the area. The south-facing facade will utilize extensive sun shades to lower solar gain. A double height sky lobby will separate the offices and apartments; recreational facilities like a swimming pool, gym, and restaurants will be located on the sky lobby. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Applications-development. ... Mixed-use development refers to the practice of containing more than one type of use in a building or set of buildings. ... Taipei 101, the worlds tallest building since its completion in 2004, is located in Taipei. ... Coordinates: ) 25°16′N 55°20′E Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area    - City 4,114 km² Population    - City (2006) 1,241,000[1]  - Density 293. ... Unbuilt supertall skyscraper, The Illinois Supertall is a term that refers to a skyscraper exceeding 1000 feet or 300 meters. ... The metre, or meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... This article is about the floor of a room or building. ... This article is about traditional meanings of the word office. ... A residential area is a type of land use where the predominant use is residential. ... An apartment estate in Singapore, which makes up the majority of public housing in Singapore. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pouring a concrete floor for a commercial building, (slab-on-grade) Installing rebar in a floor slab during a concrete pour In construction, concrete is a composite building material made from the combination of aggregate and a cement binder. ... The Sun is the name given to the star of our solar system. ... Motto: None Anthem: Ishy Bilady Capital Abu Dhabi Largest city Dubai Official language(s) Arabic Government Constitutional monarchy  - President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan  - Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Establishment December 2, 1971  Area    - Total 83,600 km² (116th)   (32,278 sq mi)   - Water (%) negligible Population    - 2006 est. ... A compass rose with South highlighted South is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... Variations on an umbrella have been used for thousands of years to shade people from the Sun. ... 50 meter indoor swimming pool A swimming pool, swimming bath, or wading pool is an artificially enclosed body of water intended for recreational or competitive swimming, diving, or for other bathing activities that involve swimming, e. ... Modern indoor gymnasium with pull-down basketball hoops Gym, a shortened form of gymnasium, refers to facilities intended for indoor sports or exercise. ... A typical restaurant in uptown Manhattan A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to be consumed on the premises. ...


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