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19 - 22 June, 2011,Doha, Qatar

Al Abbar participates in 'Tall Buildings Middle East' conference.

The region's inaugural event dedicated to achieving iconic vertical structures to shape the skyline of the Middle East.

Tall Buildings Middle East will serve to highlight key solutions to the latest challenges for delivering tall building projects and iconic structures across the Middle East. It is set to be a very promising year ahead for the tall buildings industry in Qatar and across the Middle East.

According to a recent report, 2010 set the record for the completion of more skyscrapers than any previous year in history, specifically 66 buildings with a height of 200 metres and above. The CTBUH's list of the world's The CTBUH's list of the world's 100 future tallest building projects indicates that 21% will be based within the Middle East region, specifically in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. This conference highlighted the key solutions to the latest challenges faced by developers and project owners within the Middle East's tall buildings industry, including: developing iconic and distinctive high profile landmarks, ensuring tall tower designs fit within the context of the local skyline, maximising the revenue and saleability of the development and achieving high?quality, sustainable and future?proof vertical projects that hold their value.