Date. 2016 – current
Location. Dubai
Type. Hotel
Size. 111,579sqm.
Client. Nikken Sekkei

Architect. AECOM Middle East Ltd.

Owner Emaar Properties


FIFTY–TWO FORTY–TWO (52 | 42) is a a 5-star premium hotel with serviced appartments situated in front of the Dubai Marina. The two towers, of 52 and 42 storeys, host a total of 260 and 162 luxury residential units respectively, with an additional 44 apartments located on the podium level.

BIM Scope of Work

  • Production of the design BIM model from schematic to detailed design
  • Facilitate assessment of design options through the use of BIM
  • Generate design drawings directly from the BIM
  • Integration and extraction of design data and specifications
  • Technical support and technology transfer

BIM Value Delivered

  • Greater adherence of all disciplines to the design concept
  • Improved clarity of the design to the architect and the owner
  • Reduction of traditional CAD operation time
  • Improved information accuracy and retrieval
  • Increased productivity and collaboration of the design team