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21st Century Tower, United Arab Emirates

21st Century Tower, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - The RCS climbing protection panel complete encloses the upper floors under construction and provides protection against wind and weather - and increases productivity.
21st Century Tower, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Using ACS self-climbing technology, the VARIO girder wall formwork for the rectangular core climbed crane-independently from storey to storey.
21st Century Tower, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Construction on the 269 m high 21st Century Tower was completed in 2003. At the time, the skyscraper was the highest building in the world.

Project data

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • overall height: 269 m
  • construction period: 2001-2003
  • stages: 55


Tight deadlines up to completion


Joint Venture Arabtec Construction and Al Rostamani Pegel

Customer's benefit

  • short construction time in 3-day cycle for one storey with an area of 1,350 m²
  • considerable amount of crane capacity saved thanks to ACS self-climbing technology
P. Schneider and G. C. Christofides
Site Manager | Project Manager

PERI ACS is unbelievably quick and extremely safe. We were able to save a considerable amount of crane capacity thanks to the self-climbing technology. That is a huge advantage on construction sites like these.

PERI solution

ACS self-climbing units with VARIO GT 24 Wall Formwork for the rectangular building core combined with crane-climbing CB 240 Climbing Scaffold.