Designed by Foster and Partners, Aldar Central Market is the iconic multi-use landmark development for Abu Dhabi. It features three high rise towers containing residential, serviced apartments, hotel and commercial offices, the tallest rising to 88 floors.
The entire development comprises parking, retail, conference, health club, offices, hotels, apartments and public viewing facilities. Scheduled for phased completion in 2010 to 2013 there are over 100 lifts and escalators in the scheme including double deck lifts for the office tower.
The access & maintenance system for Aldar Central Market, particularly the three towers, is a unique design in the region operating on the sloping roofs which are a design feature of the tops of the three towers and angles of up to 50 degrees. The systems are also designed to carry glass replacements. As well as unique systems many other conventional systems have also been designed for the Retail & Souk zones of this development.